Full Day
Duration
Thu
Days
All ages
Age
Câmara de Lobos, Madalena do Mar, Ribeira Brava, Calheta
Location
ENG, FR, PT
Guide Language

This tour is a wonderful journey to the tropical crops grown on the Island, their products and importance for locals. Includes a visit to the Sugar Cane Mill in Calheta. To acquire a bit more of knowledge visit a banana terrace and learn all about this tasteful fruit. The tour will show you panoramic views to the sea and mountains. Includes a visit to the Cable Car of Fajãs do Cabo Girão in Câmara de Lobos.

Highlights:

  • Tastings of local tropical fruits, also products such as Sugar Cane juice (near the harvesting season), Rum, traditional Madeira Molasses Cake (Bolo de Mel), cookies and traditional lunch
  • Visit the “Engenhos da Calheta” including the Museum dedicated to a Poet and Fado singer Edmundo Bettencourt
  • Banana Plantation Walk
  • Visit the “Fajãs” of Cabo Girão – the astonishing highest viewpoint Cliff in Europe

Why book this tour: It’s the only cultural Tropical tour in the Island. You will visit the Mill and Museum of Calheta where you’re going to taste some of the local products made with the sugar cane. Visit a banana plantation and learn all the necessary techniques to have with a Banana plant. Make a trip on the Cable Car to the Fajãs do Cabo Girão.

Lunch Description: Lunch includes 2-course meal, meat or fish, limpets and Bolo do Caco, garlic bread, dessert, coffee and drinks are included. Vegetarian and Gluten-free options are available upon request when booking the tour. Last-minute requests won’t be accepted.

Areas and Localities: The tour takes place on the Southwest coast at Calheta heading towards the Village of Madalena do Mar, Ribeira Brava and ending on the fishermen’s village of Câmara de Lobos

Sightseeing: You will enjoy the views along the Southwest coast with the sloped terraces, including Cabo Girão and Câmara de Lobos

Wc Stop & Coffee Break: Yes, at Lugar de Baixo in Ponta do Sol. Coffee optional and not included.

Physical Requirements: Recommended for most people even with a walking cane.

PRICES

DEPARTURE/RETURN

Funchal, Caniço and Ribeira Brava (please consult for other locations)

DEPARTURE TIME

Starts at 9h00

RETURN TIME

Approximately 17h30

AVAILABILITY

Thursday – full day

TOUR INCLUDES

Taxes
Insurance as required by law
Pick-up and drop off in Funchal, Caniço and Ribeira Brava (please consult for other locations)
Lunch
Guide
Sugar cane juice (near the harvesting season), Rum, traditional Madeira Molasses cake and cookies, tropical Rum beverage, tropical fruits and Poncha tasting
In Câmara de Lobos we include one traditional Poncha

REMINDERS

Warm clothes, comfortable outdoor shoes, hat, sunscreen and water should always be taken to the activity.
Minimum of 4 participants is required

For more information or request a booking for this tour get in touch with one of our team members or fill out the contact form below.

Team


Frank Lenders
+ : (+351) 910 338 739
Languages: ENG, DE, NL
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Nicole Slijpen

+ : (+351) 910 288 891
Languages: ENG, DE, NL

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Rita Teixeira

+ : (+351) 910 298 936
Languages: ENG, PT, ES, DE

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Natacha Faria

+ : (+351) 910 021 937
Languages: ENG, FR, PT

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