Full-day private guided tour
The day begins with the pick-up at your accommodation. For this tour you’ll be driven in a jeep through the island, passing by some of its beautiful points including the Laurisilva of Madeira, a UNESCO World Heritage natural site. During this time you’ll make a stop for a Levada walk in Vereda dos Balcões.
Levada is the name given to an irrigation canal or aqueduct flanked by a pedestrian path, specific to the island of Madeira, Portugal. They are also channelled to the usually smaller canals that carry water to the water mills. Your lunch will be served in the mountain restaurant, renowned for its beef skewer, a traditional dish of the Madeira archipelago in Portugal. It is made with diced beef and skewered with a laurel stick before grilling. The origin of this delicacy dates back to the village of Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.
During the afternoon you will be driven to Calheta Milling Company for a tour and a full explanation about the sugar cane and the production of sugar, as well as a visit to a brandy producer with a workshop and tasting of the famous “Poncha”. Making your way back to Funchal, we’ll stop at Câmara de Lobos, a fishermen’s village, on our way back.
This evening is free for you to explore your surroundings.
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch