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Funchal: Historical Walking Tour

1. Funchal: Historical Walking Tour

Explore historic Funchal on a 2-hour guided walking tour. Begin at the walls of the city and learn about the attack on Funchal by the French army in 1566. Enter the English Church and hear about the foreign community that inhabited Madeira for over 5 centuries. Take in Funchal from the Cruzes viewpoint and see the area where João Gonçalves Zarco, the founder of Madeira, used to live. Learn why the nuns of Santa Clara were a tourist attraction some 200 years ago and where the foreign princes used to enjoy the island’s best queijadas. Visit some of the most notable churches in Funchal and hear about the individuals that sponsored their construction.

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 63 reviews

Marta was very helpful and knowledgeable and took use to locations we would not have found on our own. She made the tour very enjoyable and interesting a lovely person who you can see is passionate about history and culture. .

David, an Erasmus exchange student was excellent, knowledgeable and personable. Got to see a whole part of the city we hadn't found and hear some really interesting stories and history.

Our guide Martha was very experienced knowledgeable guide who provided good onsite to Old Funchal region

Knowledgable guide and friendly guide. It was an enjoyable and informative tour.

Lovely walk in a lesser-known part of the city with a very knowledgeable guide