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Sensational West Tour of Madeira Island

The West Tour starts off from the reception area of your hotel. The first stop will be at the fishing village of Câmara de Lobos, the typical fisherman village where Sir Winston Churchill used to go to paint. Next Cabo Girão, this absolutely amazing sea cliff will present you with breathtaking panoramic views. Next is Ribeira Brava, its name came from the wild (Brava) river (Ribeira) that flow in this area when the rain falls heavily. After that we go up to Encumeada, where we can find the most amazing and beautiful views of the West Side of Madeira, after that we go towards Paul da Serra, the biggest plateau and the longest straight route in Madeira. After that we get to Porto Moniz, which is famous for its series of natural volcanic pools created by reefs in the coastal lava rocks. The next stop is Seixal, there is a beautiful black sand beach. Our final stop is the town of São Vincent, which is one of the most predominant villages of the northern coast of Madeira island.

per adult from

$69

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Fuel surcharge
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Baia de Camara de Lobos, Caminho Trincheira, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-159 Portugal

    It was this traditional fishing village, situated five kilometres from Funchal, which inspired Sir Winston Churchill to paint its lovely surroundings. The village was given its name by the explorers João Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira because of the shape of its bay and the many Mediterranean monk seals (‘lobos’) living there at the time

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Cabo Girao, Camara De Lobos, Madeira Portugal

    The Cabo Girão Skywalk is the highest cliff skywalk in Europe, located on top of the cabo Girão Cliff in Madeira Island. The skywalk opened in late October 2012 and is similar to the one in America's Grand Canyon - both are made of transparent glass to provide stunning views to visitors

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Ribeira Brava, Ribeira Brava, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    The municipality gained its name due to its river - Ribeira Brava, which translates as 'the angry river'. In rainy seasons, the river had an extremely strong and powerful current, that often wreaked havoc over the entire eight kilometres of the route

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Caminho Real da Encumeada PR12, Miradouro da Boca da Corrida Miradouro da Boca da Corrida / E.R. 228, Madeira Portugal

    Located at an elevation of 1,007 m, this viewpoint offers a superb landscape over the north and south coasts of the island and the valleys of Ribeira Brava and São Vicente

    Pass By: Pico Ruivo do Paul da Serra, Er 209, Madeira 6160-206 Portugal

    Paul da Serra in the municipal county of Ponta do Sol, Madeira, it is the largest and most extensive plateau of Madeira about 24 square kilometres (9.3 sq mi), with an altitude average of about 1,500 metres (4,900 ft). Its highest point is the peak pico do Paul at 1,640 metres (5,380 ft) from where you can admire the length of the entire plateau. On days with good visibility, both the south and north coasts are visible

    Stop At: Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Rua do Lugar, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-156 Portugal

    The natural swimming pools at Porto Moniz are formed by volcanic lava, naturally filled with crystal-clear sea water.The natural pools of Porto Moniz are the highlight of the village of Porto Moniz. The natural salt water swimming pools are made up of volcanic rock, into which the sea flows naturally.
    This space, with a surface area of 3800 m², has also a children’s swimming pool, a children’s play area and disabled access. In addition, the beach has a car park, changing rooms and bathrooms with lockers for storing personal items, a snack bar open during the summer months, first aid, sun loungers and sunshades for hire

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Seixal, Seixal, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    Even nowadays, one of the many charms of Seixal is its serenity allied to a landscape painted with the green of the mountains and the crystal blue of the sea.
    This is precisely the stunning scenery of one of the most popular beaches in this parish, Porto do Seixal Beach, a natural black sand beach located right next to Seixal harbour. With a breathtaking landscape — the green cliffs and mountains of the island's north coast — this unsupervised beach offers its visitors access to the toilet facilities, showers and the bar of Clube Naval do Seixal Pools, right next to it, which is a free access facility with a natural pool and sun loungers. Here you can rent kayaks and diving equipment

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Madeira Islands

    São Vicente is an area characterized by green nature and abundant forest, modelled by volcanic forces and erosion in its beautiful slopes. One of the most representative symbols of the picturesque town of São Vicente is the small chapel built inside a basalt rock at the mouth of the stream that runs through the town

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
    • funchal
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Explore Madeira

Activity ID: V-230074P2

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