Our Tour will begin at the old side of the town of Funchal, where we will discover all the magic this place has to offer. We will see the Santiago Fort, built in the 17th century, and the Corpo Santo chapel, one of the oldest chapels in Madeira, built at the end of the 15th century. Next, we will visit the Lavradores market, which is the most typical market in the island, offering all kinds of regional food.
As we continue our Tour, we will also visit the beautiful church “Igreja do Colégio dos Jesuítas”, the Palace of Justice and the Town Hall. Also we will admire the João Gonçalves Zarco statue, Madeira’s discoverer.
Afterwards, we will take a look at the Regional Assembly, as well as the Praça do Povo (Town Square), Funchal’s Harbor, and the Palace of São Lourenço, where Madeira’s President lives nowadays. At Praça do Mar, we will be able to see Cristiano Ronaldo’s statue, recently made in his honor, as well as his museum.
Continuing our tour, we will visit the magnificent Lido Gardens, as well as the Lido Pools. Once we get to the promenade, and before heading to Parque Santa Catarina, we will make a 15 minute stop to enjoy a relaxing walk alongside the ocean.
After the relaxing walk, we will head towards Cruzes Viewpoint, where we will be able to see the famous Santa Clara Convent and the Quinta das Cruzes Museum, and before finishing our Tour, we will visit the São João Batista Fort, built in the 17th century, used at the time as a gunpowder warehouse.
Lastly, we will drive to Avenida do Mar, where our Tour finishes, next to the Cable Car.
LOCATION: Bike tour - Funchal DAYS: All Days DURATION: 4 hours (aprox) 25km TYPE: 100% Road PEOPLE: 6 people minimum PRICE: €45,00/PersonThe Tour will start at the hotel only if everyone is staying at the same hotel, if not, it will start near the cable car at Zona Velha.