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Madeira Best of the West Day Tour
"The tour begins towards the fishing village of Câmara de Lobos. Stop at the Pico da Torre viewpoint where you can get a great overview of it's beautiful bay full of small fishing boats. Then stop at Estreito de Câmara de Lobos to observe the vineyards in the green covered terraces.At Cabo Girão you get a breathtaking sea views from the observation platform. At an altitude of 580 meters it's the highest cape in Europe and the second in the world. At the village of Ribeira Brava you will be able to visit the beautiful church of São Bento and enjoy the sea views. Leaving towards the north we get to the largest plateau of the island Paul da Serra.Observe the great valley of Ribeira da Janela as we continue towards the Village of Porto Moniz where we arrive at around lunch time. Here you can pick from a number of local restaurants
From EUR25.00
 
Best of Funchal Private Tour
"Start this tour going to higher parts of the city Nossa Senhora do Monte former refuge for many wealthy families of Funchal. Be ready for the baskets with seats on wooden skis sliding down the road. If you feel is to radical no problem we have optionals go to Garajau instead with beatiful coastline views or stop at the Botanical Garden. Get ready to see one of the highest capes in the whole world with 580 meters high Cabo Girão. On our way back to the city there is time to stop at Camara de Lobos a quaint fishing village known for its unique customs and traditions where we have some unique tastings. There is time still for one more place to end this tour in style
From EUR195.00
 
City Sightseeing Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"You can see Funchal’s top attractions at your own pace with easy transportation on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this the hop-on hop-off city tour is the easiest way to see the sights of Funchal. You can hop on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus.The eight stops give you the chance to see all of the top attractions in on"""Experience the perfect introduction to Funchal aboard this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour! You'll see all the beautiful sights of the city in a comfortable and secure environment with full commentary provided. Discover Funchal in an open-top double-decker bus that allows you to hop-on and hop-off at 16 different stops whenever you wish all day long. Tickets are valid for 24 hours."
From EUR15.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Madeira Island

Missing luggage

We had been told that the luggage would be there in a half an hour and as we stood in the balcony we saw a bus come and a young man began to lift luggage from it. We rushed down and when we reached it...
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Sininen
Jan 14, 2006

camara de lobos

thou' a place blessed by sir winston churchill and bathed by a wonderfull bay, it is a place known in portugal because of several problems envolving, like, extreme poverty and for being a very...
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quartinb
Nov 14, 2005

Gecko - A danger? Perhaps only a warning.

A Gecko is about 10 to 15 cm long, with large heads, big eyes with elliptical pupils and thin toes. They have thick tails that narrow to a point and, like their bodies and heads, are slightly...
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Jerelis
Aug 24, 2005

Pickpockets

"Madeira has very little crime and the worst that is likely to happen to you is a sunburn or a hangover. Violence against tourists is very, very unusual. Common sense at all times should spare you any...
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AnaMargarida
May 20, 2005

Did I say...STEEP ?

Many of the roads can be very tiring to walk on, so dont undertake a stressful climb - up OR down if your "Breathing apparatus" is in need of some tune-up. Distance from point "A" to point "B" may be...
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sailornappo
Apr 18, 2005

A pretty safe place to be !

We never had ANY safety concerns during the 10 days. It is always wise to carry valuables not just in your back-pocket for obvious reasons, but this is much less of a worry here than anywhere on the...
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sailornappo
Apr 17, 2005
 
 
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Island drivers

Even though I'm portuguese I admit that Portuguese drivers are sometimes very dangerous and unconsiderate.Madeira is part of Portugal so you have to be very carefull. It's not unusual to hear someone...
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Rita.E
Dec 22, 2004

Reading a map

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do men's and women's brains do...
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Jerelis
Dec 12, 2004

Be carefull on the levadas!

Sometimes the levadas are not in good condition as they should! Before doing a levada walk please ask at the tourims office of Madeira if the path is in good shape! Enjoy!
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salinhopt
Jul 23, 2003

Top Hotels in Madeira Island

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Vila da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-133, Portugal
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Ponta da Oliveira Apartado 12, Canico, Madeira, 9125-909, Portugal
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Things to Do Near Madeira Island

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Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour

The Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour came highly recommended so we put it on our “Must Do” list There are 3 tours offered and we took the middle option, “The Premium Tour” – This lasted about 45 minutes and...
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Cable-Car to Monte

Another thing not to be missed is the ride up to Monte in the cable-car, it is open 7 days a week (Except Christmas Day) from 0900 until 17.45 and although not cheap, it isn’t exorbitant either with a...
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Top 5 Madeira Island Writers

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sachara

"Madeira"
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salinhopt

"Madeira Island - Sculpted by Gods"
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Jerelis

"Madeira - Small archipelago of volcanic orgin."
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pikuu

"Madeira: spectacular island of tunnels"
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Sininen

"ISLAND OF FLOWERS"
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