Description Discover A Little Bit Of Our History 

With departure from the hotel scheduled for 9 am, we go to caniço, our tour starts there, visit the viewpoint of Garajau, a place where you can see Funchal in the distance.

Legend has it that the Morgado (owner) of Caniço had a very sick wife and made a promise, if she got well, he would erect a statue in the highest part of Caniço and it was there, overlooking the sea, on the volcanic rocks.

Today it is an obligatory stopping point, and for those who understand the subject, it is a power point.

It is possible to visit the beach by cable car.

Please contact us for more information. this place has a public 🚾♿ and is served by a snack bar.

The estimated stopping time is 30m.

We will go to Machico, the place where the discoverers stopped for the 1st time when they arrived to my island.

At this place we will visit three viewpoints.

Good place to see the planes passing by as it is close to the airstrip.

Time to stop between the various places 1h.

It is possible to have lunch at this location, in an accessible restaurant and with 🚾♿.

For more information please contact us.

The next location is one of the places that many say is not possible to exist on an island, like ours, we go to Caniçal, the easternmost tip of the island.

In this place we go to the centre, a fishing village, where once was dedicated to whale hunting, where today is located a specific museum The Whale Museum.

At this place it is possible to have lunch.

Contact us for more information.

Stop Time 30m. 

We will go to the lookout point of Rosto, Caniçal, the arid zone of our land, it is located in the easternmost tip of the island, it is possible to see the north zone and its sea.

It is a very different place from our green, like desert.

Stopping time 30m.

Next stop, we go to Porto Da Cruz, home of Rum, the place where the sugar cane is ground to make the aguardente that is the base of our famous poncha and sugar cane honey.

This place only functions once a year, in May, at the time of the sugar cane harvest, during the rest of the year it serves as a museum.

The machines are still the original ones from when the factory was built.

This place has a shop, where you can taste the various types of brandy and other types of food, from biscuits, chocolates, wines.

Stopping time 30m.

Santana, place of obligatory stop, is part of many of our postcards, the famous thatched houses.

Here, you will get to know much of our roots and traditions.

In Santana you can have lunch or dinner, as we have in our portfolio an affordable restaurant with 🚾♿.

Stop time 1h.

After this we will go to the viewpoint of São Jorge, where you will be dazzled by the view over the sea.

Stop time 15m.

We return to the hotel.

This tour has the possibility to have lunch in several places, one of the restaurants is accessible but does not have 🚾♿.

Please contact us for more information.

Return time to hotel 1h30


Accessibility

🚐-Driving Time By Car From The Last Point Till Here: 20M . 

♿🟠-Accessibility: Medium (Access to the viewpoint is made through a path with some slope, the existing lowering of the pavements is not enough because electric chairs and scooters can not climb).

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 45M 

♿🟢-Accessibility: Easy ( small unevenness on pavements )

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 20M

♿🟠-Accessibility: Medium ( Because of the ground, it will make the equipment shake, some places there is no lowering of the pavement, some places with uphill / downhill )

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 10M 

♿🟢-Accessibility: Easy ( small unevenness on pavements )

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Point To Here: 20M.

♿🔴-Accessibility: Difficult ( Because of the ground, it makes the wheels of the equipment stick, the ground has a lot of gravel and makes some equipment skid, very limited access to the site ).

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 15M. 

♿🟢-Accessibility: Easy ( Access Depends On An Elevator / Ramps Inside ).

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 30M

♿🟠-Accessibility: Medium ( Because of the ground, it will make the equipment shake, some places there is no lowering of the pavement, some places with uphill / downhill )

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Point To Here: 5M ( On Foot ).

♿🔴-Accessibility: Difficult ( Because of the ground, it makes the wheels of the equipment catch)

🚐 -Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 15M .

♿ –Accessibility: Under Construction

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 15M

♿🔴-Accessibility: Problematic ( Because of the Ground, Non-Recessed Sidewalks, Automobile Circulation, We Share the Road with Traffic, Objects Like Garbage Bins, Catering Tables ). 

  • Santana Market.

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 5M ( On Foot )

♿🟠-Accessibility: Medium ( Because of the ground, it will make the equipment shake ).

  • Visit the famous Casas de Santana

🚐-Driving Time By Car From Last Stop To Here: 5M ( On Foot )

♿🟠-Accessibility: Medium ( Because of the ground, it will make the equipment shake, the little houses in Santana have a step at the entrance ).

🚐-Driving Time By Car From The Last Point To Here: 30M.

♿🟠-Accessibility: Medium ( Due to the ground, you will shake the equipment, the houses of Santana have a step at the entrance ).

  • Return to Departure Point: 1h30M




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