Full Day East of Madeira Tour

24 Ratings
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  • Day Trip
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  • 8 hr

Start this tour towards Pico do Arieiro, the highest mountain accessible by car and the third highest on the island (1818m). Here you will be amazed by the fantastic views over the mountains and the island. Descent towards Ribeiro Frio, located in the Laurissilva forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where nature lives in perfect harmony. Continuing along the north coast, pass through Faial and arrive at Santana, a village known for its typical and original thatched roof houses. After lunch, admire Ponta de São Lourenço, with several rock formations and impressive views. Arrive in Machico, a historic town where the discoverers first landed in 1419. Return to the Hotel.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Ilha Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Camacha

We start this excursion to the eastern part of the island with a visit to Camacha, a locality known for making handicrafts such as wicker baskets making a visit to the wicker factory.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pico do Arieiro

One of Madeira's highest peaks at 1810 m

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Balcoes de Ribeiro Frio

Here we visit a trout nursery and take a short walk along the Levada dos Balcões ending with a view of the three highest mountains.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Santana

Stop for lunch and see the famous thatched houses

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Miradouro da Portela

Viewpoint of Portela, passing by Santo da Serra, known for its beautiful rural landscapes and the famous golf course where international tournaments are held annually.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ponta de Sao Lourenco

Stop at one of the most iconic and fabulous views of the island overlooking the entire area of the São Lourenço peninsula located in Caniçal

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Machico

Stop at a viewpoint called "Pico do Facho" where you can see the entire bay of the city of Machico and the beautiful golden beach

Duration: 20 minutes
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