Sunday Market and Gardens Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: portugal, portugal

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Travel into Madeira’s hilly interior to the village of Santo da Serra. The community’s market is one of the week’s key social events, and you’ll see a blend of islanders and visitors mingling in the aisles, gathering shopping and souvenirs.

There is farm-fresh produce, homemade sweets, and the island’s traditional rum punch for sale, and plenty of places to stop and snack as you wander. Following your time in the Santo da Serra market, continue to the nearby gardens, where you’ll find a network of quiet paths that are perfect for a Sunday stroll.

Begin the return trip to Funchal, with a stop along the way to visit Santa Cruz, a coastal city that’s Madeira’s second-largest community. Take an easy-going walk on the seaside promenade, then continue to Funchal, where this 3-hour tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

What's Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Hotel pickup and drop-off (Free for hotels in Funchal only)

Professional guide

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • 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

Santa Cruz
Originally a mostly agriculture and fishing village, Santa Cruz is now one of the most populous parishes in the island. Being the closest village to the Airport it has seen the number of commercial and tourist-related activities increase.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Santo da Serra
Experience the market and park of Santo da Serra where the paths are lined with wonderful blooming camellias. The park has a small variety of animals including deer, horses, and goats.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The village of Camacha is a beautiful small village a few kilometres out of Funchal. It's best known as the centre of Madeira's willow craft industry and for its traditional folklore dance groups.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Sunday market
angeladG4427HJ, 20-01-2020
My friend and I went on this trip yesterday.The driver of the mini bus was very polite and informative, as well as helping us on and off the bus. The trip itself was interesting, the scenery amazing,and all in all, well worth the money.
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Explore725971, 14-10-2018
Very well organised and lovely morning.Unfortunately not very much to buy at Markets but still great fun!Good food stalls though!
Janet L, 20-05-2018
Lot of the road and views on this trip had already been covered by the West and East tours I had enjoyed before.The market was busy and quite large but not a patch on the one in Funchal. A short walk from there took you past a little church and on to the gardens. They were in fact more like a cultivated woods and I was expecting something to materialise every time I turned a corner. There were some animals; a couple of horses, chickens and deer plus a couple of peacocks, one of which was an incredible white one. All were housed in large pens and seemed healthy and contented. The locals used the area for picnics etc., and were very proud of it, but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit again

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