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Funchal - The island's capital, is set on sheltered slopes above a magnificent bay. Attractions include the Museum of Sacred Art, the 15th century Cathedral, many Baroque churches, the old quarter and the Botanical Gardens.
Machico - This historic seaside town set in a fertile valley, has an ancient church with traditional tile works, a pleasant square with the Sao Roque fountain and the 18th century forts of Nossa Senhora do Amparo and Sao Joao Baptista, built for protection from the pirates.
Monte - High above Funchal, Monte has beautiful gardens and can be reached by cable car, offering a spectacular view of the town and the bay. Monte is also the departure point for the famous 'Toboggan' ride - the wicker work sleds on wood and metal runners that are guided down the steep cobbled streets by men in white flannels and straw hats, holding guiding ropes.
Porto Moniz - Situated in the north of the island, with attractive natural pools and volcanic reefs. Impressive drive along the coast towards Sao Vincente, through tunnels and water falls.
Santana - Picturesque village, with colorful thatched cottages and a Theme Park , situated near Pico do Ruivo, Madeira's highest point at 7,388 feet offering breathtaking views.
Camara de Lobos - A fishing port with colorful boats, where Winston Churchill frequently went to paint. The picturesque village has 15th and 16th century churches, the Estreito Camara de Lobos, Madeira wine production center and the spectacular Cabo Girao sea cliff, the second highest in the world.
Curral das Freiras - The 'Refuge of the nuns' is situated in the crater of an extinct volcano, a spot invisible from the sea that was used by the 16th century nuns of Funchal's Santa Clara Convent as a refuge from the pirates that regularly preyed on the prosperous island.

 
 
Local Tours (optional)
 
     
Tour Name
Duration
Price
Optional Sightseeing Tours
from $
Nov 1, '07 - Mar 31, '08
Serrado & Camacha
half day
51
SW Coast & Sugar Cane Mill
half day
55
Hiking (L)
half day
74
Porto Moniz (L)
full day
90
Arieiro & S. Lourenco (L)
full day
55
C. Lobos, S. Vincente & North (L)
full day
129
Porto Santo (L)
full day
189
Madeira by Night
evening
80
Apr 1, '08 - Oct 31, '08
Serrado & Camacha
half day
51
SW Coast & Sugar Cane Mill
half day
55
Hiking (L)
half day
74
Porto Moniz (L)
full day
90
Arieiro & S. Lourenco (L)
full day
55
C. Lobos, S. Vincente & North (L)
full day
129
Porto Santo (L)
full day
189
Madeira by Night
evening
80
     
Prices per person in US dollars, subject to change.
Prices may vary depending on the departure location.
 
 
 
Tour / Package Extensions, Local Sightseeing Tours, Car Rental and/or other services can be arranged, subject to availability and price alteration.
 
 
   
   
 
   
 
 
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A beautiful rugged island with lush vegetation and spectacular scenery, situated approximately 400 miles off the coast of North Africa. Discovered in 1419 by Portuguese Navigators, the archipelago of volcanic origin also includes the island of Porto Santo and some uninhabited islands. Madeira's mild subtropical climate makes it an ideal year-round vacation destination and supports a wide variety of trees, exotic flowers, shrubs and fruits, many of which were brought from all over the world.
The island is also noted for the famous Madeira wine, wicker work and hand crafted embroideries.
The mountain range provides great hiking paths, with water falls and impressive sea cliffs, while the picturesque island's capital offers a great combination of charm and modern amenities, including luxurious hotels and lively night-life.
   
 
Suggested Intinerary
 
             
  Day 1 - USA / Lisbon
Overnight flight.
    Day 5 - Madeira
Today you may want have a thrill in the local tradition, by going to Monte for a 'Tobogan' ride. In the evening you can try your luck at the Casino and enjoy the floor-show.
             
  Day 2 - Lisbon / Madeira
Early morning arrival in Lisbon. Your connecting flight to Madeira takes one and a half hours. Transfer to your hotel and rest of the day free.
    Day 6 - Madeira
Day free. You can enjoy a swim, go hiking in the mountains, play a game of tennis or a round of golf.
             
  Day 3 - Madeira
Today stroll into the center of Funchal to see the city's main attractions, including the Museum of Sacred Art, the Cathedral, the Botanical Gardens and enjoy the atmosphere at one of the cafes along the harbor. In the evening you can go to a 'Espetada' restaurant, for a great beef-on-a-skew dinner and folklore.
    Day 7 - Madeira
Enjoy a day of relaxation by your hotel's pool, absorbing the splendid views, or take a plunge into the deep ocean waters.
             
  Day 4 - Madeira
On an optional tour of Madeira, you can admire the views from Cabo Girao, visit the natural pools of Porto Moniz and see the typical thatched roof houses in Santana, while traveling through lush mountains and valleys with spectacular scenery.
      Day 8 - Madeira / Lisbon / USA
Morning transfer for your return flight home, via Lisbon.
   
 
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• Round trip airport transfers, with assistance.
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