East Tour - Santana
Full day Tour (8h) Children pay directly to the guide - 50% Off
- 8 hr8 hours
- 36 euros€36
- We will Pick you up at your Hotel. Children pay upon arrival
A lovely tour to the East side of Madeira Island. You will do the following stops during this full day tour. On the East Madeira Tour heads for Camacha this small village sits on a high plateau on the northeast of Funchal. In Camacha you will see demonstrations of wicker work in the basement of Cafe do Relogio. Camacha is also the first place were soccer was played in Portugal in 1875. After leaving Camacha you will go uphill heading for Pico Arieiro, 1818m (5965 fts). It is the third highest peak in Madeira. As you climb, the green woodland gives way to bare rock. There are tremendous views over an endless succession of knife-edge ridges and sheer cliffs. Leaving Pico Areiro continuing your journey up hill, through small terraces lining the road where you can find all types of fruits before you reach the Madeira Laurissilva Forest. Ribeiro Frio is a delightful spot set among the Laurissilva forest This Forest was classified in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1999. The next stop is to a charming village called Santana. Presenting a picture of domestic and agricultural prosperity. The predominant colour is the greens of the terraced fields and the hay meadows, interspersed by apple, pear and cherry orchards, dotted among the haystack are triangular thatched buildings, used by local farmers as cow sheds. Driving down to the North Coast, to a rural village of Porto da Cruz. Located at the foot of a Rock called Penha d´Aguia, and on the other side, steep terraced slopes. The only running sugar mill in the north coast is located in this village. Its brick chimney stands up high in the village. It has a beautiful sea promenade. Ponta de São Lorenço. The eastern most point of the island. The area around Caniçal and Sao Lorenço has a similar climate to that of the island of Porto Santo. It is noticeable that the nature vegetation is different here .The north and south coast can be seen simultaneously.
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Alexgo Travel - Viagens Turismo, Unipessoal Lda, Ilha Da Madeira, Rua de Bolivia, Funchal, Portugal