Northeast Tour & Madeira Excursions
Cabo Girao: The second highest Sea Cliff in the world (after Norway). so named because Zarco got this far on his exploration of Madeira´s coast in 1418 before he did an about turn (girao) back to Funchal .There is a small well railed miradouro.With a fine view across towards the distants.It´s a lovely and tranquil spot .The smell of pine and eucalyptus in the air.Vine and vegatables are cultivated at the foot of the cliff.
Located at the foot of a dramatic gorge with an attractive seafront. The seafront giving onto a wide , stony beach and lined with a series of bustling cafes and restaurants. The street also has some small attractive public gardens.The Sao Bento Church with some wonderful Manueline touches, including a stone font and pulpit carved with plants and Animals.
Has always been a popular stopping off point for Madeirans travelling from the north to the capital. The village of Sao Vicente has narrow street. The narrow street lined with flowers and neatly kept cafes and shops, all gathered round a lovely seventeenth century baroque church.
Santana is known for the traditional homes constructed with A shaped rooftops, and protected with straw. These were mainly rural homes, used by local farmers, during the settlement of the island, with white-painted walls, red doors and windows with blue trim. Most of the surviving buildings are tourist attractions, and maintained (for example, the straw roofs are replace every four to five years).
Porto da Cruz:
The name porto da cruz came from the fact that the first settles affixed a steel cross at the port, in order to better identify the location to ocean travelers. Cultivation and harvesting of sugarcane occupied the activities of early settlers. The sugarcane factory, completed after 1858, was part of this industry, converting the grapes and juice into a local spirit.
Ponta Sao Lorenco:
Ponta Sao Lorenco is the eastmost point of Madeira. It has a very different feel to the rest of the Madeira Island with dramatic cliffs.The landscape here is more like that of Porto Santo and the ilhas Desertas than the rest of Madeira, the vegetation is also distinctive, consisting of cacti, thistles and the red-tipped, seaweed-like ice plants.
|Type of Vehicle||Estimated||Price|
|1 to 4 pax||7.5 hours||120 euros|
|5 to 8 pax||8 hours||150 euros|
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