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Celebrate spring in the most impressive and sumptuous way in the island of Madeira! The Island is a nature lovers paradise, known as 'The Floating Garden in the Atlantic', thanks to its vibrant colored flowers throughout the year.
During the Flower Festival, Funchal (the Island's capital), is filled is colors and scents from floral boats, Avenida Arriaga gets covered with flower carpets, while parades and folkloric performances take place daily while the celebration of the Island is in full bloom.
Our 7-day tour is timed to coincide with the most important events that take place during this impressive festival so you can make the most of the spectacle. You will have a saved seat for the Allegoric Flower Parade, visit Madeira's renowned gardens such as the Botanical Gardens, Monte Palace Tropical Garden and Palheiro Gardens. Aside from enjoying the Island's festival, you will enjoy tours of the Island to visit the traditional Santana houses, enjoy a traditional spetada dinner with a folkloric show, have fun in a toboggan ride, visit Porto Moniz and lose your breath (for a brief moment) at the views of the impressive Pico do Arieiro.
Join us to crown spring in this spectacular tour!
Please call us at 888-678-9093 to book your trip!
Please see our itinerary below:
Date : May 1, 2024
Overnight flight to Madeira.
Overnight flight from USA to Madeira.
Date : May 2, 2024
Arrival to Madeira
Arrival to Funchal with transfer to your hotel.
Date : May 3, 2024
Half Day Tour of Funchal
Today you will embark on a half day sightseeing tour of the city of Funchal. You will visit the Farmer’s Market where you will see an amazing array of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.
In the evening a Madeira style dinner of “Carne de Espeto” will be served accompanied by typical Madeira food and we will be entertained by a local folklore group.
Date : May 4, 2024
Full Day Tour of Santana with lunch
Today you will leave Funchal in the direction to Camacha. Camacha, the center of the handicrafts made of canes (Vimes). The tour continues to Pico do Areeiro , the second highest point in Madeira. Then you head North, in direction to Faial and stop for lunch on the way to Santana, to view the traditions and cultural essences of the region; like the typical A-frame houses of Santana. In the afternoon you return to Funchal, passing through Machico.
Date : May 5, 2024
Madeira Flower Festival Parade
Today you will have the chance to enjoy one of Madeira's most unique events, the Festa da Flor parade! This afternoon Funchal’s streets will be filled with music, colors and delicate scents. The Flower parade includes several floats decorated with innumerous combinations of flowers species creating magical with scenes.
Date : May 6, 2024
Full Day Tour Porto Moniz with lunch
Today’s full day tour is to the Western part of the island of Madeira. You begin by taking the Estrada Monumental to Câmara de Lobos. You then ahead north across the island passing along the steep coastline until you arrive in Porto Moniz where lunch will be served. On your return to Funchal you will pass through São Roque do Faial, Ribeiro Frio (to visit the trout fishery), Terreiro Luta and onto the Monte before returning to your hotel in the early evening.
Date : May 7, 2024
The day is at your leisure, enjoy the day to take a stroll in the city of Funchal and do some shopping, or perhaps take a levada or toboggan tour. Check out our add on activities and tours for more information.
Date : May 8, 2024
Today, after checking out from the hotel we return to the USA with our memories of Madeira Island.
- 6 nights in Pestana Casino Park standard room with breakfast;
- Roundtrip transres;
- 1 half day city tour;
- 2 Full Day tours with lunch;
- Dinner with folklore;
- English speaking guide in all tours and transfers
- Reserved seating for flower festival parade
- Bus with A/C in all tours and transfers
- Airfare (Unless purchased)
- Single supplement
- Personal expenses
- Meals not included in the program
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