CYTHNIA SHONAIYA CELEBRATES FABULOUS 60 IN MADEIRA, PORTUGAL

POST - BIRTHDAY TOUR ON THE 29TH DEC,2024

FULL DAY TOUR IN THE CITY CENTRE AND MONTE PALACE TROPICAL GARDENS

We start our walking tour, by passing the theatre Baltazar Dias, dating from the 19th century. It was built following the typical Italian model, like the Teatro La Scala, in Milan. Continue towards the Cathedral Sé, here we will visit and admire the newly refurbished Moorish Celling – a real masterpiece. From here we walk up to the Municipal square, where is located Funchal’s City Hall. Former palace from the 18th century. Inside courtyard decorated with Batistini tiles, as well as a fountain decorated with marble statue of “Leda and the Swan”. 

The way is now towards the local market: Mercado dos Lavradores, passing by the busy street of Rua Fernão de Ornelas (shoe shops, cafés and Embroidery Factory Bordal). At the market place, on the ground floor we can admire the local vegetables and fruits baskets, surrounding shops and cafés. Time for a quick look to the fish market. Up on the 1st floor we will taste 5 different tropical fruits. Light lunch in the old town.

In the afternoon we continue up to Monte. Monte, the most famous suburb of Funchal, where tourism once started in the early 19th century. Visit to the beautiful gardens of Monte Palace Tropical Gardens, you will find art and exhibitions all over the gardens. Then we will visit the church of “Our Lady of Monte”. After that You can try one of the oldest means of transport of the island – the wicker work sledges along 2 km’s down to Livramento Back to hotel.

   COST: USD87 PER PERSON

Cost includes:

  • Full day Funchal/Monte
  • Fruit tasting at the market
  • Entrance fee Monte Palace Tropical Gardens
  • Cable car up to Monte

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   COST: USD95 PER PERSON

Cost includes:

  • Full day Funchal/Monte
  • Fruit tasting at the market
  • Entrance fee Monte Palace Tropical Gardens
  • Sledges in Monte
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