GARDENS OF MADEIRA
|Day 1 – Funchal
Arrival at Madeira Airport and receive an orchid as a welcome to the Island of Flowers. Transfer to your lodging in Funchal : it can be in a Quinta, a noble farmhouse surrounded by gardens and banana plants transformed into hotel overlooking the Funchal bay or any other hotel of your own choice.
|Day 2– Funchal city tour
Full day guided tour of Funchal and surroundings – discover the charms of the old town – the gothic cathedral, the sugar museum ,the wine museum and the fruit market.
Drive or take the breathtaking cable-car up to Monte to visit Berardo Gardens – one of the most beautiful in the world ! –
Lunch will be served in panoramic restaurant.
Balance of the day at leisure
Dinner and overnight in the selected hotel
|Day 3 – Funchal – excursion to Porto Moniz & waterfalls
Full day excursion with typical lunch included. We leave Funchal driving among banana plantations and vineyards up to the impressive cliff of Cabo Girão 500 meters high
chasm over the ocean.
Drive on along the southern coast by lovely Ribeira Brava until the small harbour of Porto Moniz.
Return to Funchal will be through the cliffs and valleys of the wild Northern coast where waterfalls cascade vertically to the sea.
Dinner on your own.
|Day 4 – Funchal and orchid farm
4th DAY – Morning at leisure. Lunch free.
Afternoon visit the Botanical Garden of Funchal and an orchid farm.
Dinner will be in a typical restaurant with local music live.
Overnight in the selected hotel.
|Day 5 – Funchal
Transfer to Funchal airport.