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Created with Sketch. Sao Vicente, Portugal
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Duration

5 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

5 people

Languages

English, French, German, Portuguese

Overview

Ribeira Brava The Name Of Ribeira Brava Derives From A Stream Of Water Which Crosses It And Almost Always Has A Rebellious Flow. In This Parish, We Can Find The Ethnographic Museum Of Madeira, Which Exhibits Collections Of Ethnographic Objects Linked To Different Social, Economic And Cultural Aspects Of The... More
  • Ribeira Brava

The Name Of Ribeira Brava Derives From A Stream Of Water Which Crosses It And Almost Always Has A Rebellious Flow.

In This Parish, We Can Find The Ethnographic Museum Of Madeira, Which Exhibits Collections Of Ethnographic Objects Linked To Different Social, Economic And Cultural Aspects Of The Archipelago Of Madeira.

The Fort Of São Bento Is Also In Ribeira Brava, Which Currently Houses The Tourism Office, And The Lighthouse Where You Can Climb And Overlook Ribeira Brava, Ponta Do Sol And The Campanário Hills.

  • Ponta Do Sol (Snack Option)

Ponta Do Sol Owes Its Name To The Presence Of An Edge Of Rock That Goes Into The Sea, And Which Reflects The Sun’s Rays. 

At Historical-cultural Level Here Is The Church Of Nossa Senhora Da Luz, Known For Its Woodcarvings And Images, And Lugar De Baixo Palace, Which Features A Romantic Style.

Another Highlight Is The Traditional Trade And Hotels. In The Municipality There Is A Company Exporting Plants.

  • Madalena Do Mar

With About 700 Inhabitants, The Village Of Madalena Do Mar Is Known For Its Characteristic Fishing District, Located In The Area Closer To Ponta Do Sol It Is Said That The Village Owes Its Name To A Populated Farm, Which Was In This Place Since The Early Days Of Colonization, With A Chapel Dedicated To Santa Maria Madalena.

For A Long Time, Sugarcane Was Cultivated On A Large Scale, And A Mill Was Created To Make Sugar, Which Made The Place An Important Centre For The Production Of Sugar. Currently, The Land Continues To Be Very Fertile For The So-called Rich Cultures, And The Production Of Banana For Export Is Also Quite Remarkable. The Economy Of This Parish Is Based On The Primary Sector, With Fishing And Agriculture, Specifically The Production Of Banana.

In This Parish We Find The Igreja De Santa Madalena, Built On The Site Where There Was Originally A Chapel, Constructed By Henrique Alemão, The Knight Of Santa Catarina, Which According To The Tale, Was Wladyslaw Iv, King Of Poland.

Moledos, Located In Madalena Do Mar, Stands Out For Having A Kind Of Ensaião (Airchryson Dumosum) Thought To Exist Exclusively In This Area, Among Many Other Species, Particularly Birds. From Here, You Can Admire The Panoramic Landscape Of The Village Of Madalena Do Mar, Where We Can Glimpse The Church, The Typical Houses, The Green Vegetation And The Sea.

  • Calheta

Calheta Houses The “Sociedade De Engenhos Da Calheta“ Where You Can Observe The Machinery Used In The Manufacture Of Brandy And Sugar Cane Honey And Taste The Traditional Honey Cake Accompanied By Poncha.

  • Pleasures
  • Option To Visit Pedagogical Farm Dos Prazeres

Agricultural Areas, Gardens With Herbs And Exotic Animals Are Some Of The Main Highlights And Attractions Of This Estate, Located In The Parish Of Prazeres.

Opened In October 2000, The Quinta Pedagógica Dos Prazeres Is A Project Targeting Education, Awareness And Appreciation Of The Rural Environment. Run By The Local Church, Visitors Are Greeted With A Variety Of Teas. This Project Also Intend Sto Preserve Several Plant Species From The Island.

Another Aspect Of This Project Is The Creation Of An Area To House Some Animals, In Which Visitors Will Be Able To Get Up Close And Personal.

The Estate Also Runs A Series Of Activities Related To Nature And The Environment, Such As The Ceremony Of The Animal Blessing Festival (January), The Rooster Auction Festival (June), The Wheat Threshing Demonstration Festival (July) And The Cider Festival (September).

  • Pargo’s Point Viewpoint (Light House)

This Museum Presents Several Stones Of Madeira’s Lighthouses, Photographs, Documentation And A Panel Exhibition About The History Of The Region Of Madeira.

The Ponta Do Pargo Lighthouse Stands On A Cliff, 300 Metres Above Sea Level, At Ponta Da Vigia, The Westernmost Point On Madeira Island. It Was Built In 1922.

In 1999, It Was Considered As Local Heritage And Since 2001 It Has Had A Small Museum Where Several Pieces Relating To Madeira Lighthouses Are Exhibited, From Photographs To Documents, Concentrating These Important Monuments In The History Of The Archipelago

  • Porto Moniz

It Is An Enjoyable Walk Along The Village Seafront, Between The Madeira Aquarium And The Natural Swimming Pools.

The Route, Running Around The Edge Of Porto Moniz, Has Wide Pavements From Where The Landscape And The Proximity Of The Sea Can Be Enjoyed.

The Path Begins At The Madeira Aquarium, Passes Through The Living Science Centre And Ends Up Close To The Natural Swimming Pools.

This Space, A Stone’s Throw Away From The Village Centre, Has A Children’s Playground Area, Landscaped Gardens With Atlantic Views And A Range Of Restaurants And Shops.

  • Seixal

The Parish Was Created In 1553, And Currently Has About 1,200 Inhabitants. It Is Thought That The Name Descends From ‘seixo’, Meaning Stone Or Pebble. However, It Is Also Said That Its Origin May Stem From ‘seixo’, Designating A Plant Species.

 It Is A Land With Conditions That Attracts Anyone Who Goes There, With A Strong Focus On Natural Resources. Regarding Its Cuisine, The Main Dish Is The Trout, A Freshwater Fish That Grows Locally. There Are Rural Tourism Units And Small Hotels.

 Here You Can Enjoy Pleasant Moments At The Natural Pools Of Seixal. This Bathing Area Allows Contact With The Sea In Pools Formed By Volcanic Black Stone, With A View Of The Mountains And Nature That Surrounds Them.

Along The Old Road That Connects The Parish Of Seixal To The Town Of São Vicente There Is The “Véu Da Noiva” Belvedere, From Where You Can View A Waterfall That Pours A Strong Load Of Water Down The Slope, Reminding Us Of A Bride’s White Veil.

In This Parish Is The Chão Da Ribeira, A Wide Valley Surrounded By A Rich Variety Of Plants And Vegetation Belonging To The Laurissilva Forest, Classified As A World Natural Heritage Site. Seixal Also Has A Trout Farm.

  • Bridal Veil  View Point

The Véu Da Noiva Viewpoint, Located Between Seixal And São Vicente, Enables Visitors To See The Véu Da Noiva Waterfall And The Northern Coast Of Madeira Island.

Situated On The Old Road Which Connects Seixal To São Vicente, The Véu Da Noiva Viewpoint Offers One Of The Most Typical Landscapes Of Madeira. From This Point You Can See The Véu Da Noiva Waterfall, Which Resembles A Bride’s Veil, Due To Its Height And The Torrents Of Water That Gush Down The Hillside.

From This Viewpoint There Is Also A Pleasant View Of The Atlantic And The Slopes Of The Northern Coast Of Madeira.

  • Sao Vicente

The Village Owes Its Name To São Vincent Possibly Due To The Fact That When The First Settlers Of This Northern Area Descended Through Encumeada And Toward The São Vicente Valley They Found Numerous Crows Flying Over The Valley, And Remembered The Spanish Martyr, Called Saint Vincent, Whose Remains Were Defended By One Of Those Birds.

 In The Heart Of São Vicente One Finds The Indigenous Garden, With An Area Of 2,200 M2, Where Dozens Of Species Of Local Flora Are Represented. This Publicly Accessible Location Features Many Species Of Laurel And Some Other Species Typical Of The Cliffs On The Seaside.

Here You Can Find The Caves And The Volcanic Center Of São Vicente. The Volcanic Caves Allow You To Get To Know The Interior Of The Island And The Volcanic Eruption That Was The Base Of Its Origin.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ribeira Brava
  • Ponta Do Sol (Snack option)
  • Madalena Do Mar
  • Calheta
  • Pleasures
  • Option to Visit Pedagogical Farm Dos Prazeres
  • Pargo's Point Viewpoint
  • Porto Moniz
  • Seixal
  • Bridal Veil Lookout
  • Saint Vincent
  • Back To The Hotel

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Ribeira Brava

The Name Of Ribeira Brava Derives From A Stream Of Water Which Crosses It And Almost Always Has A Rebellious Flow.
In This Parish, We Can Find The Ethnographic Museum Of Madeira, Which Exhibits Collections Of Ethnographic Objects Linked To Different Social, Economic And Cultural Aspects Of The Archipelago Of Madeira.
The Fort Of São Bento Is Also In Ribeira Brava, Which Currently Houses The Tourism Office, And The Lighthouse Where You Can Climb And Overlook Ribeira Brava, Ponta Do Sol And The Campanário Hills.

Ponta Do Sol

Ponta Do Sol Owes Its Name To The Presence Of An Edge Of Rock That Goes Into The Sea, And Which Reflects The Sun's Rays.
At Historical-cultural Level Here Is The Church Of Nossa Senhora Da Luz, Known For Its Woodcarvings And Images, And Lugar De Baixo Palace, Which Features A Romantic Style.
Another Highlight Is The Traditional Trade And Hotels. In The Municipality There Is A Company Exporting Plants.

Madalena Do Mar

With About 700 Inhabitants, The Village Of Madalena Do Mar Is Known For Its Characteristic Fishing District, Located In The Area Closer To Ponta Do Sol It Is Said That The Village Owes Its Name To A Populated Farm, Which Was In This Place Since The Early Days Of Colonization, With A Chapel Dedicated To Santa Maria Madalena.
For A Long Time, Sugarcane Was Cultivated On A Large Scale, And A Mill Was Created To Make Sugar, Which Made The Place An Important Centre For The Production Of Sugar. Currently, The Land Continues To Be Very Fertile For The So-called Rich Cultures, And The Production Of Banana For Export Is Also Quite Remarkable. The Economy Of This Parish Is Based On The Primary Sector, With Fishing And Agriculture, Specifically The Production Of Banana.
In This Parish We Find The Igreja De Santa Madalena, Built On The Site Where There Was Originally A Chapel, Constructed By Henrique Alemão, The Knight Of Santa Catarina, Which According To The Tale, Was Wladyslaw Iv, King Of Poland.
Moledos, Located In Madalena Do Mar, Stands Out For Having A Kind Of Ensaião (Airchryson Dumosum) Thought To Exist Exclusively In This Area, Among Many Other Species, Particularly Birds. From Here, You Can Admire The Panoramic Landscape Of The Village Of Madalena Do Mar, Where We Can Glimpse The Church, The Typical Houses, The Green Vegetation And The Sea.

Calheta

Calheta Houses The “Sociedade De Engenhos Da Calheta“ Where You Can Observe The Machinery Used In The Manufacture Of Brandy And Sugar Cane Honey And Taste The Traditional Honey Cake Accompanied By Poncha.

Option To Visit Pedagogical Farm Dos Prazeres

Agricultural Areas, Gardens With Herbs And Exotic Animals Are Some Of The Main Highlights And Attractions Of This Estate, Located In The Parish Of Prazeres.
Opened In October 2000, The Quinta Pedagógica Dos Prazeres Is A Project Targeting Education, Awareness And Appreciation Of The Rural Environment. Run By The Local Church, Visitors Are Greeted With A Variety Of Teas. This Project Also Intend Sto Preserve Several Plant Species From The Island.
Another Aspect Of This Project Is The Creation Of An Area To House Some Animals, In Which Visitors Will Be Able To Get Up Close And Personal.
The Estate Also Runs A Series Of Activities Related To Nature And The Environment, Such As The Ceremony Of The Animal Blessing Festival (January), The Rooster Auction Festival (June), The Wheat Threshing Demonstration Festival (July) And The Cider Festival (September).

Pargo's Point Viewpoint (Light House)
Pargo's Point Viewpoint (Light House)

This Museum Presents Several Stones Of Madeira's Lighthouses, Photographs, Documentation And A Panel Exhibition About The History Of The Region Of Madeira.
The Ponta Do Pargo Lighthouse Stands On A Cliff, 300 Metres Above Sea Level, At Ponta Da Vigia, The Westernmost Point On Madeira Island. It Was Built In 1922.
In 1999, It Was Considered As Local Heritage And Since 2001 It Has Had A Small Museum Where Several Pieces Relating To Madeira Lighthouses Are Exhibited, From Photographs To Documents, Concentrating These Important Monuments In The History Of The Archipelago

Porto Moniz
Porto Moniz

It Is An Enjoyable Walk Along The Village Seafront, Between The Madeira Aquarium And The Natural Swimming Pools.
The Route, Running Around The Edge Of Porto Moniz, Has Wide Pavements From Where The Landscape And The Proximity Of The Sea Can Be Enjoyed.
The Path Begins At The Madeira Aquarium, Passes Through The Living Science Centre And Ends Up Close To The Natural Swimming Pools.
This Space, A Stone’s Throw Away From The Village Centre, Has A Children’s Playground Area, Landscaped Gardens With Atlantic Views And A Range Of Restaurants And Shops.

Seixal

The Parish Was Created In 1553, And Currently Has About 1,200 Inhabitants. It Is Thought That The Name Descends From ‘seixo’, Meaning Stone Or Pebble. However, It Is Also Said That Its Origin May Stem From ‘seixo’, Designating A Plant Species.
It Is A Land With Conditions That Attracts Anyone Who Goes There, With A Strong Focus On Natural Resources. Regarding Its Cuisine, The Main Dish Is The Trout, A Freshwater Fish That Grows Locally. There Are Rural Tourism Units And Small Hotels.
Here You Can Enjoy Pleasant Moments At The Natural Pools Of Seixal. This Bathing Area Allows Contact With The Sea In Pools Formed By Volcanic Black Stone, With A View Of The Mountains And Nature That Surrounds Them.
Along The Old Road That Connects The Parish Of Seixal To The Town Of São Vicente There Is The “Véu Da Noiva” Belvedere, From Where You Can View A Waterfall That Pours A Strong Load Of Water Down The Slope, Reminding Us Of A Bride’s White Veil.
In This Parish Is The Chão Da Ribeira, A Wide Valley Surrounded By A Rich Variety Of Plants And Vegetation Belonging To The Laurissilva Forest, Classified As A World Natural Heritage Site. Seixal Also Has A Trout Farm.

Bridal Veil Lookout
Bridal Veil Lookout

The Véu Da Noiva Viewpoint, Located Between Seixal And São Vicente, Enables Visitors To See The Véu Da Noiva Waterfall And The Northern Coast Of Madeira Island.
Situated On The Old Road Which Connects Seixal To São Vicente, The Véu Da Noiva Viewpoint Offers One Of The Most Typical Landscapes Of Madeira. From This Point You Can See The Véu Da Noiva Waterfall, Which Resembles A Bride's Veil, Due To Its Height And The Torrents Of Water That Gush Down The Hillside.
From This Viewpoint There Is Also A Pleasant View Of The Atlantic And The Slopes Of The Northern Coast Of Madeira.

Sao Vicente

The Village Owes Its Name To São Vincent Possibly Due To The Fact That When The First Settlers Of This Northern Area Descended Through Encumeada And Toward The São Vicente Valley They Found Numerous Crows Flying Over The Valley, And Remembered The Spanish Martyr, Called Saint Vincent, Whose Remains Were Defended By One Of Those Birds.
In The Heart Of São Vicente One Finds The Indigenous Garden, With An Area Of 2,200 M2, Where Dozens Of Species Of Local Flora Are Represented. This Publicly Accessible Location Features Many Species Of Laurel And Some Other Species Typical Of The Cliffs On The Seaside.
Here You Can Find The Caves And The Volcanic Center Of São Vicente. The Volcanic Caves Allow You To Get To Know The Interior Of The Island And The Volcanic Eruption That Was The Base Of Its Origin.

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      Languages

      English
      French
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      Created with Sketch. Sao Vicente, Portugal

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      Recommendations:
      Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
      Bring waterproof if needed
      Bring sunscreen, a few hours a day, the sun can burn.
      Bring water / snacks
      We stop at several places where they sell drinks, snacks, regional items. Customers are not obliged to consume, or buy, but if they do, they help the regional economy.
      It is possible to take four people sitting and two people sitting in two manual wheelchairs
      It is possible to take five people seated and one in a manual chair
      It is possible to take 4 people seated and an electric chair
      It is possible to take 3 people seated and the wheelchair for all the terrain
      Please ask for more information:
      It is possible to do this Tour with manual / electric chair or electric scooter with some limitations in the accesses to the places.
      Not all locations are allowed to enter electric chairs or electric scooter.
      Contact us for more information.
      Customers who need to pick up from Porto Do Funchal (cruises) must send in advance:
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      Name of Passengers
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      Send with the reservations / reservation request the measurements of the manual or electric wheelchairs, electric scooters and photos if possible.

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