West of Madeira Private Half-Day Tour with Pickup from Funchal

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We are a small company, we offer a personalized service. On this tour you will get a good idea of ​​the west side of the island in terms of landscape, monuments and also some great beaches of the Island.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Vares & Pita Turismo

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Madeira

You can choose between: East, West, South or North of the Island.

Duration: 8 hour

Stop At: Camara De Lobos

We start the tour in “Câmara de Lobos”, it is a fishing village, which is located on the west side of Funchal. The boats are housed in the small bay, creating a unique landscape on the island. The name was given by João Gonçalves Zarco, resulting from the abundance of monk seals that were in the bay. Locally, this place is well known for the traditional Poncha, a drink made with citrus, honey and rum from the region.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cabo Girao

The tour continues to the second highest cliff in the world and the highest in Europe (580m) – (1775ft). One of the most tourist spots on the island. Here you will have a privileged view of Câmara de Lobos and Funchal. Due to natural erosion from the sea, caves and terrain were formed along the coast.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ribeira Brava

It is an important town in the Region, which connects the North and the rest of the west of the island. The word Ribeira (means river) and the word Brava (means wild). The mother church is the main attraction of the village. Built in the 16th century, it has had some changes over time. You can also see the São Bento fort and at the same time have a coffee.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ponta Do Sol

This is considered the hottest municipality on the island and where the sun shines for the longest number of hours. It also has a beautiful beach and is a good place to eat or drink something.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Madalena do Mar

Madalena do Mar is a small village located on the southwest coast of the island with beautiful views of the sea and cliffs.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Calheta

Calheta is one of the most important municipalities on the island due to its size and sun exposure. It has a good beach and is known for the large production of local rum (sugar cane).

Duration: 20 minutes
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