Private tour

Funchal: Explore the City Sights on a Tuk-Tuk 2 Hours Tour

Activity provider: TUKWAY

Funchal: Explore the City Sights on a Tuk-Tuk 2 Hours Tour

Activity provider: TUKWAY

From US$ 69.20 per group up to 2

Experience the beauty of Funchal on an exciting tuk-tuk tour. Travel to 25 city highlights and get historical and cultural information about Madeira from your local guide.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish, French
Pickup included
Please provide your hotel or cruise ship name
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Feel the wind in your hair as you ride through the Old Town of Funchal
  • View Pico´s Fortress which defended the city from pirates
  • Walk through a the colorful fruits and vegetables at a local Farmer’s Market
  • Admire the mansion of the president of Madeira at Quinta Vigia
  • Mix the old with the new as you discover the city's new part of town in Lido
Full description

See Funchal's top sites on a guided tuk-tuk tour. Cruise through the Old Town and the new Lido district. View sights like Pico´s Fortress, the Fort of São Tiago, and Funchal Cathedral.

Be picked up from your accommodation in Funchal and take in the scenery as you drive up to to the hilltop where Pico´s Fortress is perched. Admire this fortress which once protected the city from pirates and French corsairs.

Continue to Quinta Vigia, the bright pink mansion where the island's president resides. Ride to Funchal Cathedral to appreciate its sumptuous Manueline Gothic features. 

Stop at the Farmer’s Market where you can peruse the fresh local produce. Finish your tour at Barreirinha´s bar in the old town where you can choose to stop for a refreshing drink or a delicious snack.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off inside Funchal
  • Pickup and drop-off inside Cruise Ship Terminal
  • Local driver/guide
  • Blanket
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets for tourist attractions
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5

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I highly recommend this tour! It was amazing and a great way to see a lot of Funchal in just a couple hours. Our tour guid Andrea was wonderful so full of information and such a kind warm person. We missed our connection coming into Funchal so we missed our original tour time. I messaged Luis the owner and he was kind enough to reschedule the tour for us. Not many companies are that gracious. It is worth every penny and I cannot say enough how much we enjoyed seeing Funchal this way. It was worth every penny and more!

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September 6, 2022

We were picked up well on time at the hotel by Luis. After short questions about what we had already seen and what we hadn't seen, Luis showed us the entire city of Funchal in a very pleasant and spontaneous way. Nothing was too much and we were able to get out everywhere to see a few things. Great experience to drive around a city with a Tuktuk, a very nice way to see the city in a different way and to hear about the history of Madeira and Funchal from a very enthusiastic local guide. After almost 3 hours (while the tour was officially 2 hours) we were dropped off back at the hotel. Would love to go out with Luis next time

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May 31, 2022

With this 2-hour tour you can see the most interesting points of the city without wasting time. Luis, the driver and guide, gave me a lot of information about the history of the city, about the buildings and streets of the old town and about the typical products: from wine to different types of bananas, from different ways of preparing poncha to much traditional sweets. The tuk-tuk is a very nice means of transport and allows you to reach points from which you have a breathtaking view of the city and the coast. Luis stayed with me over two hours to complete the tour. Excellent value for money recommended

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May 4, 2022

Product ID: 408798