Duration
5 Days/4 Nights
Travel Type
Tour
 

Right in the middle of the Atlantic, the island of Madeira is a haven of natural beauty. The exotic colours of the flowers stand out from among the blue sea and the emerald-green vegetation; this is an archipelago where two thirds are a protected area and where the largest Laurisilva forest in the world is located.

Inclusions

4 nights at the Savoy Palace 5* in a Garden Room (or similar)
4 breakfasts
Transfer from / to Funchal airport with a private car with an English-speaking driver
Half Day private tour of Funchal, including the Botanical Gardens, cable car ride and toboggan ride, with an English-speaking guide
Full Day private tour of the East Coast of Madeira with an English-speaking guide

Taxes and VAT

Exclusions

Flights – Meals and beverages, except when mentioned in the itinerary – Entrances at museums/monuments, except when mentioned in the itinerary – Guide, except when mentioned in the program – Porterage service – Personal expenses – Gratuities – City tax – All other items not mentioned in the Inclusions.

Additional Information

Special Notes

– Mercado dos Lavradores is closed on Sundays
– Transfers include one medium sized suitcase per person

1

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN FUNCHAL

Arrival at Funchal airport and private transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free.

Accommodation : Funchal for 4 nights

2

DAY 2 FUNCHAL

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the main attractions in the city of Funchal, passing by the Cathedral, City Hall Square, the Fruit and Flower Market, “Mercado dos Lavradores” with its exotic fruits and fresh flowers (closed on Sundays). After, it is time to stop to taste a coffee and a small chocolate, in one famous chocolate shop. We continue our tour in the direction of Monte, where we can enjoy the shade of its large sycamore trees, or to stroll through the flower gardens throughout the year, then climb the long stairs leading to the Church of Our Lady of Monte. Emperor Karl I, the last monarch of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, exiled to Madeira in 1921, is buried in the chapel next to this church. After the visit to the church, we will try one of the oldest transports in Madeira, the Carros de Cestos (toboggans), which weave their way around the tight bends. At the end of the toboggan ride, return to the center or to the hotel. Rest of day is at leisure.

Meals : Breakfast

3

DAY 3 EAST COAST TOUR

After breakfast, you will start a full-day tour in the east part of the island. The first stop will be at Pico do Areeiro, which is the second highest mountain of Madeira. On the way down to Santana, there is a short stop at Ribeiro Frio to see a Trout hatchery, surrounded by a beautiful garden, rare trees, and endemic plants of the Island. Experience a walk along the “Levada dos Balcões” to enjoy the beautiful panorama (an easy 1 hour walk). At Santana, you will have the opportunity to see the typical houses of that Region. On the way to Funchal, we’ll stop at Portela, from where one the most beautiful views can be seen, then on to Machico. the original capital of the Island. Return to Funchal through Santa Cruz village.

Meals : Breakfast

4

DAY 4 FUNCHAL

Breakfast at the hotel and free day in Madeira to enjoy this beautiful island.

Meals : Breakfast

5

DAY 5 DEPARTURE FROM FUNCHAL

Breakfast at the hotel before taking a private transfer to Funchal airport.

Meals : Breakfast

Rates in $CA, per person, starting from, in double occupancy 

Daily Departures: April to October 2023 Land Rate
Garden Room 1749
Ocean Room +570
Superior Ocean Room +775
Ocean Suite +1975
Superior Ocean Suite +2015
Single Supplement on request

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.