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Sunny Southwest Tour

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time-raw8 hours
Starting point
Your accommodation in Funchal
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

The lush landscapes are one of the largest tourist islands in Madeira. Incredible scenery awakens the senses and leaves a permanent mark, no matter what time of year you come to visit us. With such diverse and magnificent natural spaces, you will spend a fantastic day. Get ready to discover living settings with colors and movements that are so fabulous that you will want to return forever and ever.

What to expect?


Stop At: Ponta do Sol Beach, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • Enjoy the sunset from Ponta do Sol and take with you a unique unforgettable moment of your holidays in Madeira. The sunset is one of the most wonderful moments of the day to visit Ponta do Sol, because it offers the chance to enjoy wonderful views while you having a quiet walk in the port. The stone paved streets go up to a church, with its old baptismal font made of green ceramic, donated by D. Manuel I, and its ancient wooden roofs painted with scenes of the Virgin. Behind the church, there is exhibited a council plaque remembering the visit of John of the Steps, American novelist whose grandparents emigrated from this village in the middle of the 19th century.

Stop At: Calheta Beach, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • Moledos is located in Calheta and offers a great view of the ocean.

Stop At: Calheta Beach, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • Calheta is the most important population of the Southwestern coast of Madeira. It is a fertile region of orange-roofed houses lost in a sea of banana trees, vines, and sugar plantations. Here, the garden of each house is decorated with beautiful geraniums of different colors, mauve bougainvillea, and lush passion flowers.

Stop At: Calheta Beach, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • Prazeres is a lovely village with already a few bars and restaurants.The climate, especially in the summer, is not hot.

Stop At: Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • Pargo is the highest western pike in Madeira, and is reached by numerous visitors attracted by the fact that there is nothing but hundreds of ocean thousands between them and the American coast. This is a good place to get away and think while you admire the immensity of the ocean from its lighthouse, located 290 meters over the sea level. From here you might see some fishing boats as well.

Stop At: Calheta Beach, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • Paul of the Sea in former times was a small fisher village, people mostly lived from the fishing.

Stop At: Calheta Beach, Calheta, Madeira, Madeira Islands

  • For many years, Magdalena do Mar has been recognized as an important center for the cultivation of sugar cane. In the parish there was a mill for making sugar that increased its importance in the sector. In this traditional fishing village there are many restaurants specializing in fish and other local delicacies, of which limpets are a highlight. With a beautiful promenade along the pebbled beach, Madalena do Mar has in its location and climate two great advantages. The parish is also known for its fishing district and is much sought after for the beauty of the Moledos site. From here one can admire the panoramic landscape of Magdalena do Mar, the church, the traditional houses, and lush vegetation.

What is included?

  • Admission to all attractions
  • Ground transportation
  • English-speaking guide

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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