Experience the dramatic landscapes and enchanted terraces of the northwest of Madeira on a scenic drive by 4WD vehicle. Swim in the volcanic lava pools of Porto do Moniz or off the black sand beach at Seixal. Walk through the Laurissilva Forest and more.
What to Expect
Depart Funchal and travel by 4WD vehicle towards Madeira's northwest coast, passing a stunning green landscape to locations such as Serra de Água. Journey along forgotten and enchanted old roads, and get a glimpse into the island's everyday life.
Go to Encumeada, where one of the island's famous walking trails leads to Madeira's highest peak. Pass through the laurel forests of Chão dos Louros, and marvel at the mountains and valleys from Ginjas and Paul da Serra, where the view from the plateau is breathtaking.
Continue to Fanal in the middle of the Laurissilva Forest, and then proceed to Porto do Moniz, famous for its natural swimming pools. If weather permits, enjoy the warmth of the sea, or continue to Seixal known for its black sand beach. Stop for lunch (own expense) in Seixal, before continuing to the coastal town of São Vicente. Make your way back to Funchal for the end of the tour services.
What's Not Included
- Lunch (optional, €12)