West Tour – Best of the West


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From $32.50

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: madeira, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Have an amazing day visiting the West side of Madeira.
Visit unique villages:
• Câmara de Lobos
• Ribeira Brava
• Porto Moniz (stop for lunch – not included in the price of the tour)
• São Vicente
• Seixal
Take beautifull photos from unforgettable places and viewpoints:
• Cabo Girão (glass platform at 580meters / 1902 feet high)
• Paúl da Serra
• Fanal (magical ancient forest)
• Ribeira da Janela
• Bridal’s Veil Waterfall


What's Included

Insurance

Local Guide

Meeting Point or Hotel pick up and drop off (selected hotels only)

Transport in a Minibus with air-conditioning

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages

Baby and Child Seats (available with a fee)

Entrance to the natural lava rock swimming pools

Lunch


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • 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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Camara De Lobos
The first stop is in the fishing village of Câmara de Lobos, a bay that used to be full of sea wolfs (seals) and where we can find one of the first buildings of the island - a Chappel dated from 1424.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cabo Girao
Hold your breath as you walk along the glass platform in Cabo Girão, at 580meters/ 1902feet high, and enjoy the wonderful views.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ribeira Brava
Get to know the village of Ribeira Brava, where you can visit the 16th century church with its beautiful Italian crystal chandeliers, as well as the local market, with regional fruits and vegetables.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Pico Ruivo do Paul da Serra
The plateau of Paúl da Serra stands out from the rest of the island for its extensive flattened area, where the biggest undergroung water tables are located, from which a lot of the springs and waterfals start.

• Admission Ticket Free

Posto Florestal Fanal
Fanal will stay in your memory as a magical forest, with its fetid laurel ancient trees, some prior to the discovery of the island in 1419. In a foggy day you will go through a mystical enchanted forest, beautiful and unique.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
In Porto Moniz there is a stop for lunch (not included on the price of the tour, but the driver will make some suggestions so that you can enjoy a traditional meal). Here you can see the natural lava rock swimming pools, formed in the last phase of Madeira island’s vulcanism. You can go for a swim (entrance fee not included) or just wander around enjoying the fantastic views.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Seixal
Pass through Seixal, to observe the sandy beach and the “Bridal’s Veil” Waterfall.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sao Vicente
In São Vicente you can see the small chapel hidden from pirates, and the 17th century church. Don’t miss the opportunity to drink a “Poncha”, made following a traditional recipe (not included in the price of the tour) and taste Madeira Wine.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Highly recommended
as122018, 16-09-2022
Great tour around west side of island, with plenty stops for pictures, enough history, small group! Highly recommended!




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