Full Day Madeira Wine Tour From Funchal
Product Code: 4318-202813
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Enjoy a whole day to discover the fine wines of Madeira
  • • Have lunch at a typical Madeiran house
  • • Travel along the north coast of the island
Tour Code
4318-202813
Duration
8 hours
Departure City
Funchal
End City
Funchal
Tour Type:
Food & Drink
Language:
English
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Itinerary
Day 01
Funchal

Madeira Wine Tour

Travel with us through Madeira to discover the famous wines cellars of this enchanting island! This tour will make you a true Madeira wine expert and explain the unique Madeira’s terroir and wines. Along the way we'll learn about the local history of the wineries, which are over 500 years old! We'll also enjoy sweeping views of Madeira Island, traveling up the south coast to the north coast while learning about the cultures of Câmara de Lobos, São Vicente, Seixal and Porto Moniz.

We'll depart from Funchal at 9:30am and head out across Madeira's gorgeous wine region. First, we'll visit the Câmara de Lobos vineyards, the main Viticulture municipality of Madeira. From here we'll discover a local Madeira winery where the original production process of the fortified wine will be revealed. After visiting the winery we will have the first tasting of the day.

Next, we will be traveling to the north coast of the island in the municipality of San Vicente, the second largest county grape grower in Madeira. In this stunning region, we will show you some of the most unique vineyards in the world.

Afterwards we'll enjoy lunch in a typical Madeiran house along with with several local wines. You will be served a typical Madeiran meal, prepared with a variety of local ingredients and some very tasty traditions! Moreover it is known that generally the best wines to match local cuisine and ingredients are naturally those of the region.

After lunch we will visit part of the north coast, enjoying stunning views of the imposing landscape, from the sea to the the vineyards lodged at the base of the lofty slopes and the Laurel forest. Here we will visit a modern vineyard in Porto Moniz, one of the most emblematic villages of Madeira.

Then it's time for another wine tasting in Madeira. We will start with Madeira white wine that has come to stand out for its freshness, acidity and tropical aromas, followed by the rosés and reds.

Finally, we will return to the south coast, but before we get back to Funchal we will make a last stop in another Madeira wine producer where we will taste some very special Madeira wines. As some secrets have been unravelled during the day everyone will be prepared to comment on these wines.

We will return to Funchal around 5:00pm, arriving at the city centre at 5:30pm. Throughout the tour, your expert guide in Madeira wine shall provide all the main information on the wine growing region, its wines and its history. All tastings will be guided so you can understand and appreciate them. All wines that will be tasted can be bought at the cellars/producers we’re visiting. The trips will be made in vans with every comfort, from an air-conditioned vehicle to the services of teh expert guide.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Select Tastings Per Itinerary
  • Transportation
  • Professional English-Speaking Guide
  • Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off in funchal

Package Excludes

  • Additional Food & Drink
  • Personal Expenses
  • Optional Gratuities
Special Notes
  • If you are staying in Funchal, we will pick you up from your hotel. Please include the name of the hotel you are staying at in the "Reservation Request" box during booking.
  • If you are not using the hotel pick-up service, the main meeting point is right at the city centre, at “Posto de Turismo Funchal (Tourist Information Desks) - Avenida Arriaga" at 9:30am, right next to Madeira Wine Lodges. Posto do Turismo Funchal - Address: Avenida Arriaga nº16, 9004-519 Funchal.
    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
  • Once a tour is confirmed it cannot be cancelled or refunded. All sales are final.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* This tour requires 2 guests to depart.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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