We offer you a cultural and gastronomic tour of Funchal on foot from 9 am to 1 pm. We will discuss 600 years of history including: the importance of the cultivation of sugar cane, the "white gold" of the 15th century.
Madeira is a true paradise, especially for mountain bikers and electrical bike amateurs: bending roads, long ascends, exciting and natural, trails through the most varied regions and through the stunningly beautiful nature of the island.
From the forest park of Queimadas, walk along this work of art built in the 18th century to irrigate the fields of the parish of Faial, which crosses the dense and abundant forest Laurisilva, which passes through four tunnels dug by man, who continues his race on the side of the mountain, which sinks into a gorge with vertiginous walls, offering spectacular adventures to the wild beauty of the place, finally ending up on the lagoon of the green cauldron and its waterfall. 100 meters high.
From the Paúl da Serra plateau, at an altitude of almost 1290 m, where the infinite blue of the sky and the greenery of the vegetation that lines the largest Madeira Valley, "Ribeira da Janela", seem to blend into the ocean in the distance. A hike that takes us to the heart of the original "Laurisilva" forest protected by UNESCO.
This pure mountain path, partly paved, connects two of the highest peaks of Madeira through its central range. At the same time sinuous, irregular and cumulating a lot of elevation difference positive and negative this route is physically demanding and is thus addressed to informed walkers.
From Funchal, departure for Camara de Lobos, a small coastal fishing village so picturesque with its colorful boats and narrow alleys. Then we leave for CaboGirão, one of the highest glass headlands in Europe, located 580m above the sea.
From Funchal, we take a mountain road which leads us to the third highest peak of Madeira, Pico Arieiro which culminates at 1818 mts of altitude. The 360º views are spectacular and, in good weather, we can see the island of Porto Santo, the peninsula of St Laurent, the valley of the nuns and, in the distance, the Paul da Serra plateau.
Starting in Serra D’Água, the abrupt valley dividing the massif from the only plateau this island has, this tour takes you to the lush northwest, where waterfalls melt into the ocean and lava has been shaped into cerulean pools
After a first stop at the bay where the Portuguese landed in 1419/20, in the southeast coast, this tour continues along the ancient royal footpath, where our sight is captured by the geometry of the oldest terraces of the island, along the beaten tracks crossing the indigenous forest.
Start your day at a place of stirring atmosphere, visiting one of the most emblematic sightseeing points before all the hustle and bustle of buses and visitors cars arrive at Cabo Girão.
Santana, the UNESCO protected biosphere reserve, you have the opportunity to visit its typical houses, and Machico, which was the first capital of Madeira, well known for its history.
This tour begins in Ponta do Garajau, the cliff that serves as base to Christ King Statue (Sacred Heart Statue) and provides an interesting perspective from Funchal’s bay. We continue our excursion until Santa Cruz, one of Madeira’s earliest centres of population.
Come visit the deserted islands, located 15 miles southeast of Madeira. Nature reserve, habitat of a rare colony of monk seals and nesting of rare birds. There the captain anchors in this small bay with crystal clear water where you can dive, swim, and have fun. After a good hot meal, a guided tour will take you to this uninhabited place.
It is a cruise for nature lovers. From Funchal to Machicopuis, end your journey in the beautiful and authentic bay of Abra, a wild bay surrounded by multicolored steep cliffs, exposing the solidified lava chimneys that gave birth to ancient places.
Unique cruise in search of the marine wildlife company ... dolphins, whales and turtles
Come enjoy the breathtaking views of the Madeira Coast on board this modern catamaran which is superior in comfort and stability.
Climb up for an emotional moment with the world paragliding champion. A tandem flight that is reassuring and is done from a private platform located at 440 mts altitude for a baptism of 20 minutes (15 minutes guaranteed).
We offer you a cultural and gastronomic tour of Funchal on foot from 9 am to 1 pm. We will discuss 600 years of history including: the importance of the cultivation of sugar cane, the "white gold" of the 15th century which attracted a certain Christopher Columbus, today cultivated to produce internationally awarded rum, the trade in the famous and much appreciated Madeira wine, this complex nectar which ages as well as Port wine, the importance and ingenuity of these "Levadas" irrigation canals created to overcome the unequal distribution of resources in water and which are today traveled by hikers from all over the world.