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Funchal: Eastern Madeira Island Day Trip with Hotel Pickup

Funchal: Eastern Madeira Island Day Trip with Hotel Pickup

From US$ 34.31 per person

See the triangular houses of Santana, hike through Ribeiro Frio, and visit the third highest mountain on Madeira island, Pico do Areiro, on this day tour from Funchal.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish
Pickup included
The guide will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time. Pickup free in Funchal Area


  • Marvel at the magnificent views of Pico Areeiro
  • Enjoy a little Levada Walk to an amazing viewpoint
  • Admire the splendid landscape of the eastiest part of Madeira Island
  • Learn about the typical Santana Houses
  • Discover the Madeira Rum with a free taste at the North Mills Distillary
Full description
Terreiro da Luta - To start we take you to a viewpoint with a beautiful view above Funchal Bay. Pico Areeiro - We continue the tour to the magnificent Pico do Areeiro mountain at 1818 meters altitude. Ribeiro Frio - Here you will enjoy a small ( 30 - 40 minute) Levada Walk until a beautiful viewpoint. If you are not a walking person, you can enjoy this stop to visit the Trout nursery. Santana - This stop is the bigger one. You can take advantage of this 1h30m to 2h00 stop to lunch and visit the Santana village. Faial - At this viewpoint you can admire the wonderful northeast coast view. Porto da Cruz - At this small village the stop is around 20 to 30 minutes. Here you can visit the North Mills Distillary and taste the local rum. Ponta São Lourenço - The ponta do Rosto is a must see viewpoint. It's situated at the eastiest part of the Island and gives you astonishing views over the North and South Madeira Sea and sometimes also of Porto Santo Island. Machico - This astounishing day ends with a passage through Machico city.
  • Hotel Pickup and Drop-off at Funchal area
  • Qualified Guide
  • All insurances in accordance to the Portuguese Law
  • Food and Drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • English, French, Spanish or German speaking guide.
  • Includes all the insurances in accordance to the Portuguese Law
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 38 reviews

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It was a wonderful, familiar and authentic excursion. The tour was well organized, informative and enriching. We experienced the east of Madeira from its most beautiful side. Our guide was very friendly, humorous and filled the tour with warmth. Apart from that, the tour was well organized, on time and there was enough time at all stations. We felt very well looked after and seen. It was a tour with each other and not as anonymous and crowded as with a tour bus, for example. We would recommend this tour to any vacationer who wants to experience a little more than just the sights. Thank you for the wonderful time. Gladly again! And good luck to all who are still allowed to enjoy.

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September 4, 2022

The guide was very good IF you hadn't chosen the *German* language. I was put in a group that had been talking in Portuguese all day, so there was no communication. The travel guide can't help it, tried very hard, but if you can choose a German guide, you should get one.

August 26, 2022

The tour guide Patrizia was great. She had a lot to tell and constantly sought contact with each individual. The hiking tour can be managed by almost everyone, as it runs almost exclusively without gradients. At the very end it goes a bit downhill. Great spot. Definitely a tour I can recommend.

August 16, 2022

Product ID: 418076