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From Funchal: Full-Day Madeira Wine Tour with Lunch

4.8 / 5

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From Funchal: Full-Day Madeira Wine Tour with Lunch

From US$ 147.16 per person

Sample the fine wines of Madeira on an 8-hour tasting tour from Funchal, and get explanations about the island's wine industry and delicious food. Stop at a selection of wineries to meet the producers and taste their produce.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the different wine regions of Madeira
  • Enjoy tastings at a selection of wine estates
  • Meet local wine makers in their vineyards
  • Savor the flavors of local ingredients at a typical house
Full description
Depart Funchal and travel to the vineyards of Câmara de Lobos, Madeira's main wine region. Meet a local producer to learn how fortified wine is made. Continue along the north coast to San Vicente and marvel at the natural beauty of the landscape.  Stop at a local house to enjoy a typical meal of local ingredients with wine pairings. Get spectacular views of the north coast, vineyards, and unique laurel forests before visiting a modern winery in Porto Moniz. Try a white wine acclaimed for its acidity and tropical aroma. Sample a selection of rosés and reds before making your way back towards the south coast and Funchal. Enjoy one last stop at a winery along the way to taste some very special wines from Madeira. Receive lots of information about the different wine growing regions and wines throughout the day.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at hotels in Funchal
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus
  • Fully narrated tour
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch

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    Meet at the the reception of Blandy's Wine Lodge

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    4.8 /5

    based on 28 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Transportation
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    • Value for money
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    A great tour for anyone interested in wine and viticulture on the island. Those who eat appropriately for their species will also get their money's worth at lunch - there is a lot of beef on the laurel skewer. If you don't like meat, you should inquire about alternatives beforehand.

    October 14, 2021

    We loved spending the day with Sofia & her car Sheila! She’s a lifelong citizen from Madeira and marvelous storyteller. She was the perfect guide to help us discover some of the best Madeira wines & Madeirian wines as well. Between the stops, she would tells us stories and fun facts about the island, both ancient as well as up to date information.

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    September 9, 2021

    This tour might seem a bit expensive, but it's most certainly worth it! It's a really unique experience. Sophia, our driver/storyteller, knows a lot about the island and makes the tour a lot of fun! Not only did we taste a lot of wines, the views during the tour were amazing as well, I might even say some of the best views that we've had out of all the tours that we did on the island. Highlight of the tour: having amazing traditional beef skewers for lunch at a vineyard with an amazing view. You will not go hungry (or thirsty) for sure! Note during covid times: we were with a small group of 7 including Sophia, so it felt very safe.

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    September 8, 2021

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