Enjoy a walking tour in lovely Funchal and taste a wide variety of foods and wines along the way. Your guide will take you to producers, bars, stores and a local market, and tell you about local gastronomy as you savor the tastes of Madeira.
What to Expect
Discover the exciting history of Funchal as you sample its flavors on a 3-hour guided walk. Hear about the city’s past, admire its architecture and of course try some famous Madeira wines. Taste traditional foods from restaurants and the local market.
Enjoy 9 stops in all, with 11 food and 6 drink tastings. The following venues are stops on this tour:
Made in Madeira: an innovative project that aims to maintain Madeira’s traditions, culture and art. Taste a variety of regional delicacies
Uau Cacau: a 100 percent Madeiran chocolate factory, that’s all about elegant chocolates and traditional flavors that are simply Irresistible
Pereira d'Oliveira Vinhos: the wines from this producer are appreciated all over the world, and their older wines enjoy the highest reputation among top professionals
Fabrica de Santo Antonio: a factory that produces the best-known Madeira cookies and sweets from traditional recipes
Cristalina Chique: this typical bar is popular among the locals, who enjoy eating the black scabbard fillet sandwiches or fresh tuna, at any time of the day
Mercados dos Lavradores: the farmers market in Funchal offers up colorful flowers, seasonal exotic fruits and a wide variety of fish
A Mercadora: this typical Madeiran grocery store sells various spices as well as beans, potatoes and much more – try the famous sugar cane spirit poncho
Venda da Donna Maria: sample tasty regional and home cooking at this old town restaurant that offers a menu of typical Madeiran cuisine
Oficina do Mercado: located at Armazém do Mercado this modern space offers good coffee, wine, tea and music in a peaceful atmosphere
From here you’ll return to the departure point.
- 11 food tastings
- 6 drinks
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
All tours are conducted in English.