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Funchal


Funchal
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Funchal, over 500 years of History!

Funchal is the Capital of the Archipelago of Madeira, the first place the Portuguese settled overseas in the 15th Century, in the Age of Discoveries.
Soon, Funchal became a very important harbor in the Atlantic, as many ships stopped over to get supplies.
​It was in Madeira that the mass production of sugar started. Madeira supplied sugar to Europe in the 15th and 16th Centuries. The sugar trades brought a lot of wealth to the Island, which attracted many foreigners.
​Christopher Colombus was in Madeira for the first time in 1478 due to a sugar trade and then lived on the Archipelago for about 2 years, as he married a local lady.
​With the decline of the sugar trades in Madeira, the Wine industry took over. The fortified Madeira Wine is known worldwide and, according to Thomas Jefferson, it is the wine of every civilized man!
​Funchal is also the hometown of the Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo!
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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and following the Health Authorities guidelines, we ask you to pay attention to the following measures, in case you want to join our tours:
  1. Keep a 2 meters (6 feet) distance from other travellers and the Guide;
  2. Face masks are mandatory in every public space, including outdoor areas;
  3. If you feel sick, please cancel the tour and contact the local Heath Authorities by this phone number 800 24 24 20. 

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You have only been to a place if you walked there!

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Lisa Camacho

Owner and Guide

Meeting Point


The meeting point is by the Beer House Restaurant in Funchal.
The address is Pontão São Lázaro, Avenida Do Mar, 9000-017 Funchal
There is a wall by the Beer House where you can seat and wait.
Look for the white umbrella with our Logo!

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Meeting Point

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Some thoughts about the Farmer's Market

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Learn some basic Portuguese for your next trip to Portugal/ Madeira

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Some good reasons to join a Tour Group

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  •  18-02-2019 15:49

Very Historical area of Funchal, with old mansions that became museums.

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Let me tell you a little bit about the Oldest Book Store of Madeira!

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  •  18-02-2019 14:33

Let me introduce you to the English Church of Funchal!

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