Funchal Old Town & Wine Tasting

  • Port

    Funchal (Madeira), Portugal

  • Activity Level

    Strenuous

  • Excursion Type

    Local Sightseeing, All

  • Wheelchair Accessible

    NO

  • Cost

    USD USD USD

    Price between $101-$150
  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 3½ hours

  • Meals Included

    Yes

Food and wine enthusiasts, don't miss this tour which offers a sampling of some of Madeira's finest wines and local specialty snacks.

A perfect start to the day is a visit to Funchal -- the capital of Madeira. You will visit various places that loom large in Madeiran culture, getting acquainted with a handful of churches, the cathedral and many other places of note, such as the Farmers' Market and the Old Town. A short, guided walking tour leads you through quaint, narrow streets,

At the Nini Andrade Design Center, the manager will greet you and escort you to the wine seminar room. An interesting wine lecture tells you all about the history of the Portuguese table wines and how they can be paired with various dishes. Then it's your turn -- acquaint yourself with this local treat with a wine-tasting accompanied by some traditional snacks while enjoying the spectacular views of Funchal.

A short stroll along the oceanfront brings you back to the pier.

Notes:

Tour involves a considerable amount of walking; not advisable for guests with mobility limitations. Tour does note operate on weekends and holidays. Minimum age to participate in wine tasting is 18 years.