A stroll in Funchal, our
traditions and flavours

A wonder in Funchal streets with a qualified local guide. Starting with a visit to the market place with its multiple colours: flowers, fruits, vegetables and fish.

A  look at an embroidery atelier where you will see how embroderies are made ,a tradition that takes you  back to the XIX century.

Then it s time to immerse in the flavours of the old town ,experiencing how the madeira cake is made and trying it with a glass of Madeira wine. Here will get to see  the painted doors, a work done since the year 2011 by a group of artists  in order to renovate and give life to the oldest part of the city.

Knocking in a craftsman door will see how traditional boots and hats are made. The tour finishes with you learning how to make poncha.

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Special Remarks

It s a stroll in Funchal center with 5 different stops where you can get to know the city by the hands of a qualified local guide.

It includes a visit to the Market, a visit to an embroidery atelier, a workshop of madeira cake, a wine tasting and a workshop for poncha drink.

A bit of culture, history and for sure lots of traditional flavours to try and take home. A tour not to forget.

In case you wish to do our tours in a different day or need any other suggestion for your holidays please contact us.

Small groups only (maximum 10 persons) keeping it personal and intimate. The key is slowing down and doing the tour in your own pace.

Tours will run in portuguese, english or french language. For any other language request please contact us.

Personal insurance included

Meeting Point

João Gonçalves Zarco statue (in front of the Sé cathedral and Golden Gate).

João Gonçalves Zarco

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