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St. Peter's Church, Funchal

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

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

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.

Funchal: Historical Walking Tour

2. Funchal: Historical Walking Tour

Explore historic Funchal on a 2-hour guided walking tour. Begin at the walls of the city and learn about the attack on Funchal by the French army in 1566. Enter the English Church and hear about the foreign community that inhabited Madeira for over 5 centuries. Take in Funchal from the Cruzes viewpoint and see the area where João Gonçalves Zarco, the founder of Madeira, used to live. Learn why the nuns of Santa Clara were a tourist attraction some 200 years ago and where the foreign princes used to enjoy the island’s best queijadas. Visit some of the most notable churches in Funchal and hear about the individuals that sponsored their construction.

Funchal: 1 Hour Private City Highlights Tour on a Tuk-Tuk

3. Funchal: 1 Hour Private City Highlights Tour on a Tuk-Tuk

Travel by tuk-tuk on a tour of Funchal and learn more about the history of Madeira. See the fortifications at Pico's Fortress, the Quinta das Cruze's mansion, and the Cathedral of Funchal. Start your tuk-tuk tour in central Funchal and head to the hilltop where Pico's Fortress is perched. Admire this fortress that once protected the city from pirates and French corsairs. Stop at the fortress and hear about the history of this iconic battlement from your local guide. Continue to the manor at Quinta das Cruzes. Find out about the history of this house where the first captain-donee (late-feudal Portuguese administrator) in Funchal resided. Ride to the 16th-century convent of St. Clara and the stunning white church of St. Pedro. Admire the Manueline Gothic characteristics of the Cathedral of Funchal. 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.

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What people are saying about St. Peter's Church, Funchal

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 42 reviews

My husband & I did the 2-hour historical tour with Martha who had an extensive knowledge of the place and was very personable. We thoroughly enjoyed having her as our guide and would highly recommend her to anyone else doing this tour. We could have chatted with her for hours!

Nice tour of Funchal to get a good overview. The guide was a young man from Luxembourg doing his fsj in Madeira. He did his job great! I can only recommend

I loved the guided tour and our tour guide was very helpful and knowledgable. I learned a lot about Funchal. I would highly recommend this event.

Interesting tour covering many historical facts of Funchal. We had a great time and would highly recommend it if you have the time!

Helpful and knowledgeable, a lot to see in thoose two hours