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Madeira: Private Monte Tour By Cable Car with Transfer

1. Madeira: Private Monte Tour By Cable Car with Transfer

We will visit the Monte parish, where we take you to their public gardens around the church, we will visit it's beautiful church and also we will see the old train station that used to be there before. The Monte parish was created on 9th February 1565, based on devotion to Our Lady of Monte, which dates from the fifteenth century. With the flood of 1803, the Our Lady of Monte became evoked as the patron saint of Madeira and, in 1818, the church was inaugurated in her honour. Monte boasts some of the most beautiful palaces and many other aspects that embrace this place with timeless romanticism. We will take the Cable Car and see Funchal from the Air and have nice perspective of the whole city.

Madeira: Private Guided Half-Day Tour of Northwest Madeira

2. Madeira: Private Guided Half-Day Tour of Northwest Madeira

Start the day with a convenient pickup from your accommodation or the cruise port of Funchal and depart with your private guide to the first stop of tour at São Vicente, where you'll see a beautiful sight over the valley. Continue along the north coast as you go to Chão da Ribeira, another beautiful spot where you can appreciate more of the valley within the Laurisilva of Madeira, the largest surviving area of laurel forest on the island. Advancing toward the north end of the region, you’ll reach the viewpoint of Ribeira da Janela where you can appreciate the contrast betweens the mountains with the sea. Finally, visit Achadas da Cruz, a place that marks the transition between the north coast and the south of the island. If you wish, you can ride the cable car and visit one of the most beautiful and quiet places on the island constructed from landslides and lava flows.

Funchal: Private Tuk-Tuk Tour with Cabo Girao Cliff Skywalk

3. Funchal: Private Tuk-Tuk Tour with Cabo Girao Cliff Skywalk

Take a unique journey by Tuk-Tuk from Funchal City. Hear the fascinating stories of passing places along the way and head towards the famous viewpoint at the Cabo Girao Skywalk. End the journey at Camara de Lobos, and discover the special ingredient that decorates the streets. Begin the adventure in Funchal City and explore the area with your guide. Discover the most known avenues of the capital of Madeira, especially the famous Lido bathing complex and surrounding beautiful beaches. Take in the best views of the island as you drive toward the Cabo Girao Skywalk. Enjoy brief stops along the way to admire all of the scenery that the island begs to give. Arrive at the skywalk and cross the glass platform that provides stunning panoramic views of both Fajas of Rancho and the village of Cabo Girao. Feel as though you are walking along the top of a cliff, and take in the incredible sights of the ocean, Funchal, and Camara de Lobos. Conclude the tour in the notorious fishing port of Camara de Lobos. Learn of the city's special project to reduce and reuse plastic and admire the colorful streets adorned with unique decorations, made entirely from trash. Return to Funchal city afterward, where the tour began.

From Funchal: Garajau Tuk-Tuk Tour with Christ King Statue

4. From Funchal: Garajau Tuk-Tuk Tour with Christ King Statue

Uncover the south coast in Madeira Island with this exhilarating tuk-tuk ride. Find the most breathtaking views Madeira has to offer, right next to one of the most iconic monuments on the island, Garajau’s Christ the King Statue. Begin at Funchal’s old town, uncovering one of the most iconic places of the city. Experience streets filled with stories and characters and buildings that have survived since the 15th century. Stop at one of the most mesmerizing viewpoints, named by locals as “Pináculo." Continue to the east of Funchal to a tiny seaside village known as Garajau. At Garajau, spot the village's Christ King Statue, located in the Cristo Rei Viewpoint. This iconic statue was completed in 1927, just four years before the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil. After seeing the beautiful sights from above the sea, the tuk-tuk tour continues in the direction of the sea level to visit The Garajau nature reserve, known for its crystalline waters, and its biological richness. From here, the tour concludes its course back to Funchal city.

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A fantastic visit made by Andrea our Fantastic guide, she knows her Island very well and tells you about it and describes it with all her heart and love. We recommend you 200%. Thank you for everything Andrea see you next time with pleasure.