Madeira has so many interesting attractions and features that carry the visitors into an intense experience. On this tour, you can visit the magnificent Valley of the Sisters, located at a height of 1000 meters above the sea level and you can admire it only in case of good weather conditions.
In this rocky massif sediment and away from the island, the nuns used to live a time ago in order to escape the Pirates and preserve their purity. Visiting this centuries-old valley formed by lava is an incredible experience that will give you one of the most beautiful views in the world.
The tour will continue with a view of the panorama of Pico do Barcelos then reach Eira do Serrado. Here the landscape thickens and fills with wild and natural beauty. Chestnut trees and eucalyptus plants create an impressive backdrop for visitors’ excursions. The structure of the area is faithful to the original one, dotted with small streets and mysterious tunnels.
After the Valley of the Sisters, it is time for Monte. This tourist stop is one of the oldest of Madeira, in the city there is the famous tomb of Emperor Charles I of Austria who died in exile right here.
To end the tour you can make a toboggan ride, a traditional transportation sled similar to those used by American Indians. The ride is included in the tour price and it will last a couple of kilometers, the time needed to reach the bus that will take you back to the hotel.
Eight-year-olds children can take a free ride in their parents’ arms while the single ride requires a ten-euro surcharge.
Snacks and drinks are not included in the price.The duration of the tour is 4 hours, accompanied by a guide in Spanish, English, French, Dutch and German.
Visitor pick-up is free from Funchal hotels, while extra charges may apply for areas that are more distant.For those who stop by a cruise, it will also be possible to request a stop, paying a surcharge of 20 euros.