• Six-night accommodation with full breakfast;All dinners in hotel;

    Professional Tour guide;


    Guided Tours and Admissions to Gardens and Monuments in the tour;

    Promotuscia Costumer Service;

    Medical luggage insurance


  • Flights;All dinners in the restaurant;

    Drinks during meals;

    Hotel Service porterage;

    Local taxes;



  • Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden – Madeira


A fascinating tour that combines different aspects of an island where the eternal spring rules over botanical gardens, vineyards, colonial dwellings, history and local culture.

Day 1

Transfer from Madeira airport and check in to Quinta Splendida Resort e Botanical Garden****Sup. Visit to the structure’s gardens, considered as a flowers and plants collection. Dinner in hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast in hotel.

You will meet your tour guide, expert in botany, Mrs Graça Menenes. She knows the ins and outs of the island.  She also cooperates with Berardo Foundation, which supervises the famous tropical garden of Funchal.  In the morning visit to Jardins, (gardens) Quinta do Palheiro Ferreiro. This property now belongs to the Blandy family, and there are rare exotic plants in the gardens. The family bought the property in 1885, and the future generations, thanks to their love and passion, have maintained and developed these gardens. They are a paradise for those who love camellias. They also features a baroque church, a house of the XVIII century, and a beautiful view of the city of Funchal. After the visit, departure for the famous Jardin Botanico, (Botanic garden). Since XVII century, Mideira Island longed for a botanic garden, a dream that was fulfilled in 1960. Located a short distance from Funchall, in the Quinta do BomSucesso”, that belonged to the Reid’s family, it offers conditions that allow exuberant vegetation to grow. Harmonious shapes and contrasting colors can be observed throughout the garden, where more than 2000 plants can be seen. The Botanical Garden belongs to the Regional Government, and besides being beautiful and pleasant, is also a Center for Science and Culture. Throughout the garden, you can see plants with their respective identifiers, which show the names of the scientists and their origins, divided into five main areas.

Lunch, (included) in Funchal in a typical restaurant located in the “Velha area”.

In the late afternoon, visit to one of the most famous Wineries for wine tasting of  ” de Madeira Wine”, known all over the world for its own characteristics.

Return to the hotel and dinner.

Day 3

Breakfast in hotel, and afterwards you will meet your tour leader.

Departure for Camara de Lobos, (Originally it was a fishing village), to admire the promontory of Cabo Girão, which, at an altitude of m. 580 meters above sea level, is the highest in Europe.  Through a narrow valley, using the old road, we cross  Encumeada Pass (1007 meters above sea level), and will stop at the “Chao do Louro” (laurel oak plateau) where we can enjoy the peculiarity of the Floresta de Laurissilva “.

Afterwards, we continue to the village of S. Vicente, which allows us to observe the characteristic northern coast of the island. Continuing along the coast, Westbound, and crossing Seixal town, we arrive at the town of Porto Moniz, with its beautiful “natural pools“. Stop for lunch in Porto Moniz (included), to enjoy the traditional fish dish, the Espada with Banana.

In the afternoon, we head towards Paul da Serra plateau (1500 meters above sea level), turning to  Arco de Calheta direction, and stop at  Madalena do Mar for a walk in a banana garden.

At the end, we take the road to Funchal.

Dinner in hotel.

Day 4

Breakfast in hotel. Departure for the gardens “Quinta Palmeira”, originally owned by Harry Hinton. The estate occupies an area of ​​approximately 30,000 m2, and is located above Rua da Levada de Santa Lúzia. Today the Quinta belongs to the heir Henrique Jaime Welsh. Its strong points are the magnificent gardens of great botanical interest, the splendid view over the city of Funchal, the trees, and the impressive villa. The window in  “Manuelino Style”, in the building João Esmeraldo, where Cristoforo Colombo is thought to have lived, is probably one of the most important cultural elements. Next, visit to Saint Clara Convent of XV Sec., Originally belonged to a cloistered order, now it is open to visitors. It features the gothic cloister, the ornamental chapels and the beautiful “aisle” of the church, all adorned with tiles with geometric motifs. It is in this convent that there is the tomb of the discoverer of Madeira, João Gonçalves Zarco. Afterwards, we reach “Quinta das Cruzes” which has gardens where you can admire archaeological sculptures. In the middle of the garden, there are the two magnificent 16th century Manueline windows sculptured in basalt. Here you will find the main house, the chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, the archeological garden, the collection of orchids and various species of canforeiras, palms, eucalyptus of Australia, and many other botanical species. History tells us that this was the last residence of the discoverer of Madeira, João Gonçalves Zarco. Return to hotel and dinner.

Day 5

Breakfast in hotel. In the morning departure from the hotel for a visit to the gardens of Quinta Vigia, a baroque and neoclassical building, where Queen Adelaide of England,  Isabella of Austria (Sissi) and D. Amélia, Empress of Brazil resided.  La Quinta Vigia is today the official residence of the Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Region of Madeira. Next, we will visit Saint Catherine’s Park where João Gonçalves Zarco, the discoverer and colonizer of Madeira, erected his first home. Next is the Municipal Garden and Along the pedestrian avenue, we reach  Cathedral da Sé, the main and ancient Episcopalian seat of the region. Through the central streets of the city, we also visit the structure of Mercadodos, (market) Lavradores, built in 1941, a place full of flowers, fruit, vegetables and fish. Florists, dressed in traditional clothes, selling orchids, estrelicias, anturium, and dried flowers of all colors and species, will welcome us. Not to forget hampers with exotic fruits and vegetables. In the market, in Praça do Peixe, it is possible to see various types of typical Madeira fish, such as tuna, espada (ribbonfish) and bodião. At the end, return to the hotel and dinner.

Day 6

Breakfast in hotel.

In the early morning, departure from the hotel for Do Monte location. We will catch a funicular in order to go there. Visit to the church where Charles I, the Emperor of Austria, is buried, and the famous Tropical Gardens, looked after by the Berardo Foundation. After the visit, we will return to Funchal by bus. For those who want to, It will be possible to descend with the famous and unique “carros de vimes” (wicker sleds), and along a downhill path, they arrive in  Livramento. Afterwards, returning to the city, and then we head to “churrascheria” in Câmara de Lobos, where we may have lunch. In the afternoon visit to Cabo Girão, the highest promontory in Europe (580 mt.). At the end of the visit return to the hotel. It is possible to take easy walks to discover the amazing landscapes of the island, rich in botanical species in a delightful blend of flowers and scents.

Dinner in a typical restaurant, and return to the hotel.

Day 7

Breakfast in hotel and transfer to the Airport.

End of the tour.