Flavors of Madeira

Flavors of Madeira

4 hours | Madeira (Funchal) | F N C - 3 1 0
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  • Wine-tasting
Easy activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Madeira's spectacular scenery and culinary traditions are a treat for the senses. From Funchal, you'll journey to Pico de Arieiro for photos; at 5,960 feet, it's the island's third highest peak. From here, you'll stop at the Santo da Serra Golf Club for tea or coffee accompanied by a slice of traditional Madeira cake. Another photo stop greets you at Camoes Pequeno, which offers views of Machico, a small resort town believed to be the site of the island's first settlers. Back on the coach, you'll continue on to the Blandy Wine Lodge. Sitting in the heart of the city, the family-owned winery dates back 200 years and boasts some of the island's finest madeira wines. During your guided tour, you'll learn about the different types of Madeira wines, and sample two varieties. Enjoy a visit to the gift shop before returning to your ship.

Special Notes:

Bring Euro or credit cards for additional purchases.

Passengers must be 18 or older to participate in the wine tasting.

Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing suited to the day's conditions. Bring a hat and adequate sun protection. There is a 5 minute walk from the motorcoach stop to the wine lodge.

Visibility from all scenic points is weather dependent.

Tour not possible on Sunday afternoon.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart the ship and drive to Pico de Arieiro with photo stop

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:45
Time at site: 00:15
Restroom available: Yes

Drive to Santo de Serra Village and refreshment stop

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:30
Time at site: 00:35
Restroom available: Yes

Drive to Cambes Pequeno, photo stop at viewpoint overlooking Machico Village

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:20
Time at site: 00:10

Drive to wine lodge in Funchal City Center and wine tasting

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:35
Time at site: 00:35
Restroom available: Yes

Drive back to the ship

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:15