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Explore the East of Madeira Island
Prices are generally for the whole group and not per person (except for tours including meals and other entrance fees to attractions included in the tour).
Variations (+ or -) may apply depending on the number of people and will be calculated at the time of booking.
Visit the easternmost tip of the island, the northeast with the endemic forest and walk in a Levada. Final stop at Santana, for the typical houses.
About this tour...
Take the new motorway to the East, towards the airport of Madeira and stop first at the easternmost tip of the island the Ponta São Lourenço, where cliffs rise 180 metres above the Atlantic. Next stop is on the northeast in the National Park of Ribeiro Frio where you can enjoy a gentle walk in the rare and endemic forest Laurissilva for about 45 minutes in one of the island’s Levada - a water channel part of the agriculture irrigation system of Madeira. After the walk a light lunch can be organised. The madeirans love to stop there for a soup and a glass of red wine. Continue to Santana, famous for the triangular-shaped thatched houses, the first to be built in the city of Funchal in the 15th-century. You will have the change to visit some houses before heading back.
As the tour is to the north coast, where is always colder than the south, for the walk in the forest, good walking shoes is recommend and a pullover or waterproof jacket.
What is included
Transport (De luxe with chauffeur in suit)
Waters and local Magazine
What is extra
Surcharge for weekends and holidays - 50€
This Tour is available in:
Wheel chair friendly
Type of transportation
Português, English, Deutsch, Français
Yes - but do NOT recommend the walk. Guest can wait at the restaurant next to the walking path.
Mercedes S Class - up to 2 people
Mercedes V Class - up to 6 people
Meet your guide
Hello, I’m Cristina and I was born in Funchal, Madeira Island. Raised in a big family of girls and tourist guides... three of my sisters are guides, since I was a little girl my dream was always to be a guide.
I’m an official tourist guide, qualified and certified by the Madeira Hotel and Tourism School, one of the top Tourism Schools in Portugal. With an experience of almost 30 years, I work especially with private tours, for the guests staying in Belmond Reid’s Palace Hotel, owned by the Louis Vuitton Group LVMH, and one of the most emblematic hotels in Madeira and in the World.
By the way, I wrote a small article about this hotel. You can check it at the Madeira Official Tourist Guides Website:
I am very proud of my Island Madeira and can’t wait to show you around.
I am very passionate and positive and I’m sure you will enjoy your tours in my island... So come on, and join me!