Madeira: Private Guided Half-Day Tour of Northwest Madeira
- Live Guide
- Pickup Service
- Private Tour
- 4 hr
Start the day with a convenient pickup from your accommodation or the cruise port of Funchal and depart with your private guide to the first stop of tour at São Vicente, where you'll see a beautiful sight over the valley. Continue along the north coast as you go to Chão da Ribeira, another beautiful spot where you can appreciate more of the valley within the Laurisilva of Madeira, the largest surviving area of laurel forest on the island. Advancing toward the north end of the region, you’ll reach the viewpoint of Ribeira da Janela where you can appreciate the contrast betweens the mountains with the sea. Finally, visit Achadas da Cruz, a place that marks the transition between the north coast and the south of the island. If you wish, you can ride the cable car and visit one of the most beautiful and quiet places on the island constructed from landslides and lava flows.
Operated by: Pearl of the Atlantic
Stop At: Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela
We have the viewpoint of Ribeira da Janela, to view the contrast of the mountain with the Sea.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Teleferico das Achadas da Cruz
We visit Achadas da Cruz, a place that makes the transition between the north coast and the south of the island.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Sao Vicente
The chapel of Pico da Cova in São Vicente is dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima, having been built by the population in about 1948, to celebrate the end of World War II. Its location gives it a unique character as it can be observed from almost the entire parish as from there you can also have a spectacular panorama.
Duration: 20 minutes