Monday & ThursdayDuration
4 hoursStart time
Caniço area: 8:00am
Funchal area: 9:00am
Your hotel in Funchal or Canico. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Your hotel in Funchal or Canico
Enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful capital, Funchal and the village of Curral das Freiras, built on the crater of an extinct volcano. On the way to Monte you can try a modern and attractive way of transport – the Cable Car (optional) and enjoy the spectacular view of the city. Admire the sights of the picturesque village of Monte and enjoy a downhill descent over Caminho do Monte riding a traditional toboggan.
You will be picked up from your hotel and accompanied by a guide, in a bus. Enjoy a panoramic view over Maderia Island’s capital Funchal.
Next, proceed to Eira do Serrado a viewing site at an altitude of 1094 metres. It overlooks the village of Curral das Freiras and is built on the crater of an extinct volcano. Enjoy the views of this fascinating landscape with its high mountains and deep valleys covered with exotic vegetation and colourful flowers.
Continue towards the village of Monte and admire the beautiful villas and gardens. See the church of Our Lady of Monte, the patron saint of the island.
You also have the option to enjoy Monte’s unique attraction, a toboggan ride (payable directly). Enjoy a 2 kilometre downhill descent over Caminho do Monte.
The tour ends at your hotel.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
If visiting Madeira, you must do this trip. The driver was very pleasant and helpful, pointing out various features on the tour. There were only 4 of us and it was very cosy....R T Kochman, United Kingdom, 08/Mar/2014
Very well organised. Coach driver very professional, friendly & accommodating, nothing was too much trouble, we had a couple of senior citizens in our party and he was very...MRS J C LYTHGOE, United Kingdom, 01/May/2013
Excellent four hour trip, the guide was very informative and made me feel relaxed during my trip. Would definately recommend this trip....Mrs J R Hughes, United Kingdom, 16/Apr/2013
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