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Funchal, Caniço and Câmara de Lobos


Sunday Morning


Free cancelation until 24 hours before

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If the Tour is Cancelled Full Refunded will be issued


Visit Garajau known for its Christ statue. It progresses through a coastal town famous for its market and sixteenth-century church. It explores the contrasting climates and vegetation at Ponta de São Lorenço and concludes in Santo da Serra, a lush area with wealthy residences, a notable golf course and it’s Flea Market

Points of Interest

  • Garajau – statue of Christ
  • Machico
  • Ponta de São Lourenço
  • Santo da Serra Market


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Spanish

Additional Info

Pickup Time

  • Starts at 08h30

Tour Itinerary

Garajau Viewpoint

The South East Tour starts with the pickup from your Hotel at 9h00 on Sundays. Garajau is Portuguese for tern and the village is named after the attractive black-headed seabirds. Garajau´s prominent landmark is the huge statue of Christ, which was erected in 1927. It is a replica of the Christ, in Rio de Janeiro and Lisbon. It offers fine views of Funchal and of passing cruises heading for the harbour.

Santa Cruz

Your next first stop is to the town next to the Airport, Santa Cruz. The pebbled beach is lined with large palm trees and the colourful fishing boats lay between them. The market hall is famous for its fresh fish, unimaginable fruit and vegetables. There is a large tiled frieze at the entrance depicting the fishermen. The white attractive church is from the sixteenth century and is well preserved. From Santa Cruz we head to Machico


Machico Bay, Madeira’s discovery site by Zarco and Teixeira, features a unique valley resembling a sea and mountain-viewing balcony. It’s historically vital for its sugar cane economy and guarded by Pico do Facho, a peak named for its pirate-warning beacon.

Ponta de São Lourenço

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. On a clear day Porto Santo can also be seen. Beautiful rock formation can be found in this region and one of the coast plants, the ice plant.

Santo da Serra - Flea Market

The tour now continues in direction of Santo da Serra. Along an endless stretch of winding road a forest can be seen and below local farmers grow fruit and vegetables. Santo da Serra is where the wealthiest residents of the island, particularly the rich British, built their weekend villas. One of the golf courses is located here, and it holds the PGA Tour of Madeira. A cobbled path leads up to the grounds of Quinta da Serra. A pink coloured mansion, once property of the Blandy family can be seen. The quinta is state owned.

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5 reviews

Great Sunday morning tour
616kim - 4 December 2019
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This was a very pleasant and informative tour of the east of the island. The driver/guide was good allowing us to choose how long we wanted in each location.
Poor value
peterpG1681FX - 15 July 2022
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If I had reviewed Madeira Island Tours after our Nuns Valley trip and the excellent East Coast tour I would have given 5+ stars. But then we did the Sunday Market trip. I thought it seemed a bit short picked up at 9 and returned at 12.15. When I checked the itinery the visits to Santa Cruz and Machito had bee n missed out. Would I pay 26 euros for this... definetely not When I checked the schedule the visits to Santa Cruz and Machito had been missed out
Interesting but needs better guide
NeilC423 - 24 October 2022
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Interesting places to visit. Guide was not very talkative so made trip not as good. English not the best and hard to hear most of time

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