Explore Funchal and see what all the locals are buzzing about. Taste the most traditional and authentic gastronomy from some restaurants, wine producers and the local market. Be a Madeiran for a few hours.
The beautiful city of Funchal hides an exciting past full of stories and flavors. Join a Madeira Wine Tour through the city, discovering gastronomy, history, architecture and of course Madeira wines. Taste the most traditional and authentic gastronomy from some restaurants, wine producers and the local market. The following sites are stops on our tour:Made in Madeira: an innovative project that aims to keep the traditions of Madeira, its culture and art alive. Come and taste the perfect regional delicacies.Uau Cacau: 100% Madeiran chocolate factory, all about elegant chocolates and typical flavors. Simply Irresistible.Pereira d'Oliveira Vinhos: the wines from this wine producer are appreciated all over the world with their old wines having the highest reputation among top professionals.Fabrica de Santo Antonio: the best known Madeira cookies and sweets factory. Recipes are traditional, always.Snack Bar Coca Cola: this is an appreciated typical bar among the locals where it is possible to eat black scabbard fillet sandwiches or fresh tuna, anytime of the day.Mercados dos Lavradores (Local market): the Farmers Market in Funchal offers a profusion of colors and scents beginning with the colorful flowers past the appreciated seasonal exotic fruits, and ending in the large and bustling fish market.A Mercadora: the typical Madeiran grocery store, where various spices can be found and also beans, potatoes and much more. Here it is also mandatory a stopover to try the famous Poncha.Venda da Donna Maria: come and delight yourself with tasty regional and home cooking. This restaurant located in the old town offers a rich and complete menu of typical and secular Madeira cuisine.Oficina do Mercado: the "Oficina" is located at "Armazém do Mercado" and it is a modern space, recently created by young Madeiran. It's a place where you want to be because good coffee, wine, tea, and music in the calm atmosphere are part of this space. This is a perfect ending of the tour before returning to the original departure point.Enjoy 9 Stops, 11 food tastings and 6 drinks on this comprehensive tasting tour of Funchal!