Around The Island - Two Days Tour From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

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Itinerary Details

Operated by: Feeling Madeira - Tours & Walks

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 AROUND THE ISLAND - FIRST DAY

Stop At: Baia de Camara de Lobos

It was this traditional fishing village, situated five kilometers from Funchal, which inspired Sir Winston Churchill to paint its lovely surroundings.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cabo Girao

Further along the road from Funchal through Câmara de Lobos and up into the mountains you will arrive at Cape Girão, often considered the highest sea cliff in Europe. Standing on the glass skywalk of the viewpoint is quite a breathtaking adventure.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ribeira Brava Beach

Ribeira Brava (which means wild stream) is a municipality on the southwest coast of the island and includes the parishes of Ribeira Brava, Campanário, Tabua and Serra de Água.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Caminho Real da Encumeada PR12

A new road traverses the 1004 m high Encumeada pass. Starting at Ribeira Brava at the south coast, the road winds up to Serra d'Água (which was the island's first water power station) and arrives at the top of the valley giving incredible views of both the south and the north coast.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro da Encumeada

Paúl da Serra in a truly surprise for the travelers who travel to the island of Madeira. ... This place is worth the visit to enjoy the special beauty of the landscape.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

Porto Moniz seems to have fallen from above into the northern sea and has long been famous for its natural swimming pools and its pure, beautiful scenery.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Seixal Natural Pool

Seixal, the largest parish of Porto Moniz municipality in terms of area, is a land with favorable natural conditions and resources, including a trout farm in Chão da Ribeira. Do not miss the opportunity to visit Santo Antão Church, and swim in the volcanic natural pools, from where you can enjoy the beautiful sea and mountain views, typical of the north coast of Madeira.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sao Vicente

Although considered a coastal village, São Vicente has progressed with time in the more sheltered hinterland. At the edge of the village, directly next to the sea, lies a great boulder, in which the Saint Vincent chapel was built.

Duration: 30 minutes

Day 2 AROUND THE ISLAND - SECOND DAY

Stop At: Pico do Arieiro

Pico do Arieiro, with an altitude of 1818 meters, is the third highest peak on the island (and the second highest with pedestrian access). Fortunately, it can be reached by car. Views are spectacular up here, and when there is good weather, it is even possible to see Porto Santo, the neighboring island, which is situated 30 nautical miles to the north.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ribeiro Frio

Not far from Santo da Serra, on the northern slopes of the island, you will find a very popular starting point for 'levada' walks. Ribeiro Frio (cold river) still has much of the original vegetation today. The island was once totally covered with 'Laurissilva' forest, a relic from prehistoric times.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro do guindaste

We arrive at the east point for some superb views of the bold north and sunny south coasts

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Santana

Characterized by its small thatched triangular houses, Santana is a beautiful village on the north coast. These small houses, built of natural stone and thatched with straw, have served the locals for centuries as stables and dwellings.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ponta de Sao Lourenco

Ponta de São Lourenço is one of the last nearly untouched places in Madeira. Located in the eastern part of the island, this is the place where a fantastic combination of rocks, sea and nature created one of Mother Nature's masterpieces.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Machico

Machico is not only one of the most populated cities on the island, but also a place of great historical value, as it was precisely where explorers first arrived in 1419.

Duration: 30 minutes
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