History Tellers

Cultural & Theme Tours in Funchal

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from$11.50
4.7 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Your 2-hour tour to the emblematic monuments of this part of the town will be guided by a former university student or a European volunteer (European Voluntary Service - part of the European Union's Erasmus+ programme) integrated in this project, developed at the University of Madeira. This will be a university project with a side that will most certainly fascinate you.
Meet your guide at Naturalmente Português - History Tellers in La Vie Shopping Centre to begin this 2-hour guided walking tour of Funchal. Learn how the history of Madeira and Funchal shaped the city centre as you visit the most important points of interest.Travel down the 19th century public walkway between the Municipal Theatre and the Cathedral, where sugarcane was first planted in Madeira, during the 15th century.Explore the city’s medieval heart dating from the Golden Age of Sugar and discover the beautiful 17th century religious monuments.Visit the ruins of the old Pilory Square and other remnants from past floods and the area damaged by the Great Fire of Funchal in 1584.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Tour escort/host

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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