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Shore Excursion: Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

by City Sightseeing Worldwide Duration 1d Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is 19 €

Ride through hillside Funchal—the sub-tropical capital of Madeira—on a double-decker bus. Craft your own itinerary as you explore the city, hopping on and off as you see fit to get closer looks at local landmarks like Quinta Magnolia Park and the Pico dos Barcelos lookout point. Stroll into town from your cruise ship and settle into a seat on the open-air deck or comfortable interior of a double-decker sightseeing bus.

Hop off at the Madeira Botanical Gardens to enjoy an exotic collection of more than 2,000 plants and meet the colourful resident parakeets and parrots. From there, get a first hand peek at the city’s fresh fish and produce at the bustling Mercado Dos Lavradores. Admire the Mannerist architecture of Sao Lourenço Palace, a palatial white fortress built back in 1529, and soak in the view with a stroll down the shoreline on the Avenida do Mar.

Red Route stops include:

  • Estrada Monumental
  • Largo da Paz
  • Teleferico
  • Campo da Barca
  • Praca da Autonomica
  • Camara Municipal
  • Posto de Turismo
  • Rotunda do Infante
  • Quinta Magnolia
  • Picos dos Barcelos

Ride through hillside Funchal—the sub-tropical capital of Madeira—on a double-decker bus. Craft your own itinerary as you explore the city, hopping on and off as you see fit to get closer looks at local landmarks like Quinta Magnolia Park and the Pico dos Barcelos lookout point. Stroll into town from your cruise ship and settle into a seat on the open-air deck or comfortable interior of a double-decker sightseeing bus.

Hop off at the Madeira Botanical Gardens to enjoy an exotic collection of more than 2,000 plants and meet the colourful resident parakeets and parrots. From there, get a first hand peek at the city’s fresh fish and produce at the bustling Mercado Dos Lavradores. Admire the Mannerist architecture of Sao Lourenço Palace, a palatial white fortress built back in 1529, and soak in the view with a stroll down the shoreline on the Avenida do Mar.

Red Route stops include:

  • Estrada Monumental
  • Largo da Paz
  • Teleferico
  • Campo da Barca
  • Praca da Autonomica
  • Camara Municipal
  • Posto de Turismo
  • Rotunda do Infante
  • Quinta Magnolia
  • Picos dos Barcelos
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Valid for 24 Hours, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket in Multilingual

Duration 1d No booking or credit card fees

Audio guide in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Luxembourgish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Mandarin, and Polish. Unlimited rides for a period of 24 hours from first use, for the Red route only.

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per adult
19 €

Total price is 19 €, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Shore Excursion: Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Activity Location

Funchal

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • 3 Avenida do Mar Marina

    Funchal


Highlights

  • Freedom to explore the entire city at your own pace

  • Frequent service with buses every 30 minutes

  • Informative audio commentary in 12 languages

  • Route includes Madeira Botanical Gardens & Avenida do Mar

  • No limit to the number of times you can hop on & off


Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus pass of Funchal

  • Unlimited rides within the duration of your pass

  • Pre-recorded commentary in Portuguese, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Luxembourgish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Chinese. and Polish

  • Headset for tour commentary


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Each loop lasts approximately 90 minutes and runs every 20 minutes.

  • Opening hours are 9:30 AM–5 PM.

  • This first bus stop is walking distance from the cruise ship port.


Shore Excursion: Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour ratings based on 2 verified reviews

3.4 out of 5

20 Feb 2017

I am not sure if you are talking about the rental car at in one country or the hop on hop off. The car rental was a night mare that could have been prevented. The hop on would have been okay if we had time after the cable car we didn't.

A verified traveller

United States