We depart from Funchal towards Ribeira Brava village. After a small stop for sightseeing, we will start climbing towards Paúl da Serra, a plateau in the center of the island with spectacular views. To arrive here we will go through Ponta do Sol and Canhas, two picturesque villages and off-road drive. There is the possibility to make a small levada walk (approximately 20 minutes). In Paúl da Serra, at 1500 meters, we will start our descent through Fanal, an area with Laurel Forest classified World Heritage by Unesco, until we arrive a viewpoint in Ribeira da Janela with breathtaking views. At Porto Moniz we are greeted with an amazing scenery built by the natural swimming pools. These pools created by volcanic lava, have crystal clear waters thanks to the sea and manages to enter and bring fresh sea water. Here we will stop for a lunch. After we have gathered our strengths, we will carry on near the coast towards Seixal and São Vicente villages. We end our day at 1007 meters high, in Encumeada viewpoint, next to a mountain range that allows for magnificent views over the deep valleys of Ribeira Brava (south coast) and São Vicente (north Coast). Here we end our trip and return to Funchal.
Entrance fees not mentioned;
Meal and drinks;
Hotel pick-up outside the Funchal city Center;
|From / To||09.00 - 17.00|