Funchal, capital of Madeira, is a perfect all-year round destination; the mild subtropical climate means that the weather is always evenly warm and pleasant. Even though the city is a popular tourist destination, the atmosphere on this green island is very relaxed. Funchal is the main port of call for many cruise ships and the harbour area is known as one of the most spectacular in the world, rivalling that of Rio De Janeiro’s.
Hop on our tour bus to see the sights of this charming city hassle-free. Visit the Pico dos Barcelos high above the city, an observation point at the height of 355 metres allowing you magnificent views across Funchal. You could also visit the Madeira Wine Lodge to sample some of the famous unique regional wines or stroll through the fragrant gardens of Quinta Magnolia, where you can also play tennis or take a dip in the open-air pool!
You can hop off to visit the numerous attractions or take a break for lunch and hop back on when you’re ready. Sightseeing really does not get any easier than this!
Audio commentary is provided Portuguese, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Luxembourgish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Chinese.
On this hop on hop off tour you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. You can hop on at any of Funchal’s stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. This 18-stop tour ensures you will not miss a single sight or attraction in the city.
Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!
The stops included in the tour are:
1. Estrada Monumental
2. Largo da Paz
3. Avenida do Mar – Marina
4. Avenidador Mar – O Verdinho
6. Campo da Barca
7. Praca da Autonomia
8. Camara Municipal
9. Posto de Turismo – Madeira Wine Lodge
10. Rotunda do Infante
11. Quinta Magnolia
12. Igreja de S. Martinho
13. Pico dos Barcelos
14. Cemiterio S. Martinho
15. Estrada Monumental
16. Forum Madeira Shopping
17. Alto Lido
You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.
We were able to use our ticket over two days enabling us to see more of beautiful Funchal wicked... MRS BEVERLY T WARD
This was our first visit to Madeira and the Hop-on-Hop-off bus is a great way of seeing the island. Commentary is provided in various languages through headphones (provided) and... R T Kochman
Your ticket is valid for 48 hours
Start time: Buses depart between 09:30am and 7:00pm, (Buses run until 5.00pm in winter), every 30 minutes.
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board the bus.
A full loop takes 90 minutes
There are frequent departures from Estrada Monumental.
You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
You may leave the bus at any stop.
Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 48 hours from that time.
The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.
Full mobility facilities - drop down ramps for collapsible / electric wheelchairs on all tour buses.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.
The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and wheelchair space. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. Wheelchairs can also be can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.
Mobility scooter access also provided.
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