Dip into Madeira’s thriving culinary scene on this half-day walking food and wine tour in Funchal.
The beautiful city of Funchal, on Madeira Island, hides an exciting past full of stories and flavours to unravel among its narrow streets and alleys.
In the company of a local guide, you will stroll through the city while discovering its gastronomy, history, architecture and, of course, its wines.
During the tour you will enjoy 9 stops, 11 food tastings and 6 drinks. You will visit restaurants, wine producers and a local market, tasting the most traditional and authentic gastronomy.
The first stop is an innovative project that aims to keep the traditions of Madeira, its culture and art alive. Enjoy the perfect regional delicacies.
Next, stop at a 100% Madeiran chocolate factory, and taste elegant chocolates and typical flavours. Simply irresistible.
The chocolate tasting will be followed by a wine tasting at a wine producer appreciated all over the world and traditional cookies at the best known Madeira cookies and sweets factory.
Visit Mercados dos Lavradores (local market). The Farmers Market in Funchal offers a profusion of colours and scents beginning with the colorful flowers past the appreciated seasonal exotic fruits, and ending in the large and bustling fish market.
Discover a typical Madeiran grocery store, where various spices can be found and also beans, potatoes and much more. Here you will have the opportunity to try the famous Poncha.
Delight yourself with tasty regional and homecooking at a restaurant located in the old town which offers a rich and complete menu of typical and secular Madeira cuisine.
Enjoy black scabbard fillet sandwiches or fresh tuna, any time of the day at an appreciated typical bar among the locals.
The tour will end at a tea house in the Old Town (Zona Velha).
Please note: A moderate amount of walking is involved.
- Wine tasting
- 6 drinks
- Local guide
- 11 food tastings
- Additional food & drinks (available to purchase)
- Pick-up and drop-off
For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.