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  3. Funchal
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Madeira: Nature & Wine 4x4 Tour from Funchal or Caniço

Product ID: 157569
Head out on an open-top 4x4 tour through relaxing nature, combined with the flavors and traditions of Madeira.
About this activity
Duration: 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Pickup included

Free pick-up possible from accommodations in Funchal and Caniço. For other locations, pick-up is on arrangement and subject to an additional charge. Pick-up in Funchal is between 08:45 AM and 09:00 AM. Pick-up from Caniço is at 08:30 AM.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get a guided tour through the vineyards, followed by a wine tasting
  • Learn more about wine culture and wine production
  • Visit Cabo Girão, the highest cliff in Europe and second in the world
Full description
From Funchal, head to Serra d'Agua, a valley at the centre of the island. Afterwards, go to Encumeada viewpoint with its great views over north and south of the island, a high point that connects Ribeira Brava, São Vicente, and Paúl da Serra. After passing Chão dos Louros Forest Park, whose name comes from the abundance of laurels trees, take a nice off-road drive with fantastic views over Porto Moniz, Ribeira da Janela, Paul da Serra, and São Vicente.

Then, have a fabulous experience with a very important wine producer in Madeira, enjoying a guided tour through the vineyards, followed with a wine tasting and traditional tapa. Enjoy a professional explanation about traditions, wine culture and wine production given by an oenologist.

Finally, move on to Cabo Girão, the highest cliff in Europe and second in the world at 589 meters, known for its suspended glass floor balcony that offers a spectacular panoramic view over the Atlantic, Câmara de Lobos, and Funchal.
Includes
  • Professional Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (Funchal-Caniço)
  • All insurances in accordance to the Portuguese Law
  • Safety instructions and First aid
  • Local taxes
  • Wi–Fi
  • Madeira Wine tasting (rose, white, red) and traditional tapas
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from locations outside of Funchal-Caniço (additional fee)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please provide a hotel/accommodation name for the free pick-up in Funchal and Caniço
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From £58.79 £47.03 per person

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 38 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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I liked the tour a lot, and was able to experience Madeira in a unique way. We started at the overlook (way cool but tourist packed), then drove through the back roads, went to a winery to try still wines, and finished with a local poncha joint. Some ideas for improvement: the off-roading aspect could be more clear. I thought we would be driving through wineries with the 4x4; instead we were driving through waterfalls and backroads. The guide could provide more history of Madeira rather than speaking just to the current state of the island. Finally, it was cool to try the still wines, but might be nice to try some Madeira wine too (especially since the winery we went to is associated with the Blandy’s).

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November 30, 2019

A suberb day out. Lovely scenery delicious wine and authentic local poncha to finish. Our guide Toni was great and generated a fun and lively atmosphere that encouraged us all to get into the spirit of things. Our guide was relaxed, jovial and you could tell he absolutely loved his job. The tour was a mix of excellent wine, rugged 4X4 (all totally safe in Toni's more than capable hands) and jaw dropping scenery. Everyone seemed to finish on a high. Would thoroughly recommend.

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November 5, 2019

January 8, 2020

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True Spirit Lda

Product ID: 157569