OVERVIEW: After enjoying the fantastic view overlooking Funchal, enjoy a walking tour of the historic sites of the city.
HIGHLIGHTS: You will have a fantastic view of Funchal from Pico dos Barcelos. Enjoy the peace and natural setting and views of Parque de Santa Catarina. During a walking tour, you'll see the historic cathedral and enjoy free time to explore Funchal's city center.
After enjoying the fantastic view overlooking Funchal, enjoy a walking tour of the historic sites of the city.
-Pico dos Barcelos: Take in the fantastic view of Funchal and the surrounding hills.
-Parque de Santa Catarina: Enjoy the peace and natural setting of the lovely park.
-Funchal: Walk to the Sé Cathedral and have free time to explore the center of the city.
Board your coach for a ride through the hotel district of Funchal, along Estrada Monumental and up to the summit of Pico dos Barcelos. From 350-metres above sea level, you will have a fantastic view of Funchal and the surrounding hills.
Re-board the coach and proceed to the Parque de Santa Catarina where you can enjoy the peace and natural setting as well as the great view of the port and botanical curiosities.
Back in the downtown area, your walking tour will begin and you can see the centenary buildings as the tour crosses the city center to Sé Cathedral. Consecrated in 1517, the church is a wonderful mixture of European Gothic, Portuguese Manueline and Moorish styles of architecture. You will have free time to relax and explore Funchal’s city center at your own pace.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard ship) and photo identification when in port
-Camera and local currency
What to Wear:
- Light clothing and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
- Tour order may vary but all sites will be covered.