Madeira Island Tour

Madeira Island Tour, Madeira, Portugal (B)

There is a good reason why we chose to do a Madeira Island Tour with MJ Tours of Madeira. Have you seen the roads in Madeira? They are not for the faint-hearted as you travel up into the mountains, they are windy, narrow and in some parts very steep and you do have to have your wits about you when driving.

Madeira has now a new road system with tunnels that replaces the old roads which would take hours to get from one side of the island to the other. Why not let someone else do the driving and then you can sit back and enjoy your time gazing out the window and enjoying the stunning scenery this island has to offer. In this case, it was Bruno, our driver from MJ Tours, and our guide for the day.

After leaving the bustling capital city of Funchal we traveled through many banana plantations clinging to the hillsides to the traditional fishing village of Camara de Lobos. We were not the only mini bus or tourist bus in Camara de Lobos that morning – it is a popular spot for many of the Madeira Island Tours. The small fishing village is situated in a small bay dotted with traditional colorful painted fishing boats. The small village is cobblestoned and quaint with traditional bars and restaurants. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Madeira Island Tour
Guide Location: Portugal » Madeira
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Cabo Girao
  • Saint Benedict Church