CITY TOUR AND MONTE
(4 HOURS TOUR)
Madeira island was found in 1420 by navigator João Zarco and Vaz Teixeira
Leave the pier and pass the bustling streets of Funchal, stop will be made at the Cathedral (15th century), Santa Catarina Park overlooking the old city and harbor. Drive on to Pico dos Barcelos, a belvedere that affords a marvelous panorama of Funchal bay and the mountains surrounding the city. At Monte, after a brief visit to the church that contains the tomb of the last emperor of Austria, and comes the surprising and exciting Montedescent by basket sledges a funny and typical means of transportation in the isle. Return on board but first stop by an embroidery factory to admire the finest works of madeirian handicraft.