South West Tour for Madeira Taxis
Camara de Lobos
Camara de Lobos: is located west of Funchal. A small fishing village. It is one of the island’s most atmospheric fishing villages. The village was named after monk seals which frequent visitors to the harbour. The centre of the village, with its whitewashed houses, shops and bar where you can taste the local drink poncha, remains instantly likeable.
Please note: The price for the tour does not include the cost of the entrance at Cabo girao View point.
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.
|Entrance at Cabo Girao Viewpoint|
|Children (under 12)||Free|
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.
Ponta do Sol
Ponta do Sol is the sunniest spot on the island, and that’s where it gets its name, sunny point. Historically, the main sources of income in this region has been agriculture, fishing and trade. Ponta do Sol's main harbour, although small, was a crucial commercial gateway to the western part of the island.
The origin of the areas name, are both related to the toponymy of Calheta (which means "small bay" in Portuguese): first, that there existed a small bay or cove, which already had this name, but secondly, that the area of the settlement was the off-port for sugar and collection of wood. Here you will find one of the artifical beach.
|Type of Vehicle||Estimated||Price|
|1 to 4 pax||4.5 hours||65 euros|
|5 to 8 pax||5.5 hours||75 euros|
The price is per vehicle and NOT per person
The payment is made Directly to our driver and not through the internet.
We do NOT Require a Deposit.