Curral das Freiras & Peaks 4WD Tour

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From $34.47

2 reviews   (4.50)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: madeira, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


At 355 meters above the sea level you will have the first stop, at Pico dos Barcelos viewpoint, overlooking the beautiful and panoramic Funchal town. We drive towards the center of Madeira where you will find Curral das Freiras (Nun's Valley) surrounded by tremendous mountains. Curral das Freiras was previously used at the 15th century, as a refuge for the nuns of the Convent of Santa Clara. Before we reach the top mountain Pico do Arreiro, the 3rd highest peak, we will pass at Miradouro do Paredão with a spendid view to Curral das Freiras, and this area was subjectes to intensive reforestation works.

What's Included

local guide

What's Not Included

Fuel surcharge


pick up outside of Funchal / Caniço extra fee €5.00 p/p - cruise dock / harbour

€10.00 p/p - Santo da Serra, Caniçal, Porto da Cruz, Santana, São Vicente, Ponta Delgada, Prazeres

€5.00 p/p - Machico, Santa Cruz, Estreito Camara de Lobos, Jardim da Serra, Ponta do Sol, Calheta

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Miradouro Pico Dos Barcelos
The Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint is approximately 355 meters above sea level. From this point there is a splendid panoramic view over Funchal bay and the city area, with the Desertas Islands in the background.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Curral das Freiras
Situated in a deep valley and encircled by steep mountain slopes, the parish of Curral das Freiras is located 29 kilometres from the municipal seat of Câmara de Lobos. Most of the buildings in the parish overlook the main valley, with the steep hillsides encircling the parish used for the cultivation of cherries and chestnut trees.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Miradouros Do Paredao
Paredão Viewpoint is located in the parish of Curral das Freiras , in Montado do Paredão an area which was subject to intensive reforestation works.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Pico do Arieiro
Pico do Arieiro, at 1,818 m (5,965 ft) high, is Madeira Island's third highest peak.[2] Most days, visitors can stand and look down on the clouds. The air is fresh and clear and the sun is very bright. On a clear day it is possible to see the neighbouring island of Porto Santo, 30 miles to the northeast.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Fantastic Tour
GirlabouttheGlobe, 04-11-2021
I absolutely loved this tour! Jose, our guide just made it so special. He was really funny and knowledgeable and I lerant so much on the tour. I was travelling in Madeira alone and I have been on some tours which aren't that friendly but I really felt part of the group on Jose's tour. Taking a jeep is the best way to really explore the island and see the interior. If you're heading to Maderia, I recommend this company.
Sortie 4x4 et vue des sommets
muriellQ3782EE, 28-07-2022
Nous avons passé une très bonne journée samedi dernier en 4x4.
Les paysages sont a couper le souffle, notre chauffeur, guide a été formidable, très sympa, il commence à apprendre le français, ce qui est agréable. Je recommande cette sortie pour voir Madère et ses sommets magnifiques

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