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Cabo Girao Cliff and Mountains 4x4 Experience

1. Cabo Girao Cliff and Mountains 4x4 Experience

Start your tour with hotel pickup and set off to explore the landscapes of Madeira. Drive past the plantations at Ribeira da Alforra, where a wide variety of vegetables and fruits grow. Arrive at Cabo Girao Cliff and stroll along the glass skywalk, 580 meters above the ground. Head through the forest to the viewpoints Boca da Corrida and Boca dos Namorados, for mountaintop panoramas. On the return trip, pass the vineyards of Estreito Camara de Lobos. Admire the colorful fishing boats in Camara de Lobos, a village that inspired Winston Churchill’s paintings, before being dropped back at your hotel.

From Funchal: Sea Cliffs and Wine Tasting 4WD Tour

2. From Funchal: Sea Cliffs and Wine Tasting 4WD Tour

Depart Funchal by open 4WD vehicle and journey to one of the island's most impressive views. Go to Cabo Girão on the southern coast, where a glass-floored viewing platform was installed in October 2012 and the Cabo Girão Skywalk is the highest in Europe. Marvel at hues of intense depth and clarity, enhanced by the constant light of a warm and inviting sun. Travel along the island's steep and serpentine roads and enter an exotic part of Madeira known only to a few. Benefit from the services of a local guide as you get uninterrupted views from your open-top 4x4 vehicle and visit Câmara de Lobos, where Sir Winston Churchill was inspired to paint the landscape. We will stop at a local bar, where you can try some local/traditional drinks and the famous, "poncha."

Madeira: Private Half-Day Jardim da Serra Tour

3. Madeira: Private Half-Day Jardim da Serra Tour

After being collected from your accommodation, your sightseeing experience will begin. You will take in much of the area's incredible scenery, ranging from the imposing Boca dos Namorados with extraordinary views over Eira do Serrado, to the Nun's Valley. You will go to a hidden paradise which nobody visits, which will reward you with amazing views over the Socorrido Stream. You'll also find out how steep it is to farm in Madeira, where farmers need to suspend themselves in order to get their crops Following that, you'll head to Jardim da Serra, which was an old British general's mansion but is today a sustainable hotel. Whilst there you will learn how the hotel grows their own food to serve to their customers, and you will also visit the highest and biggest Eucalyptus tree on the island. Finally, you will Visit the Press Museum and the Church of Jardim da Serra, before being returned to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Jardim da Serra

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 42 reviews

It was a fantastic event with Nelson Goncalves. Cross-country with speed and yet you felt safe. The group was great! It was a lot of fun! A "must have" for all Madeira vacationers! Double thumbs up! Perfect value for money.

We really liked the tour and the length of time was just right. A special thanks to our guide Juan!!! He kept going into "HIS GARDEN" to introduce us to herbs from his island. Can only be recommended as a half-day tour!

Booking is convenient and easy. The service is great (from and to the hotel) We met nice people and had a lot of fun.

I have forgotten the name of our guide, but he has been very kind, with a lot of knowledge about all Madeira and fun

Super nice guide, great off-road routes and you saw great sides of the island. Any time