Departure to the village of Camacha for a visit to the wickerwork factory. Next, ascent to Poiso on the way to Pico do Arieiro (1818 m). Descent to Ribeiro Frio where you may visit a trout farm as well as admire an important part of the Laurissilva, the indigenous laurel forest of Madeira, which was recently awarded World Heritage status. We continue our trip to Santana, known for its thatched roof houses. We will have a stop for lunch. Next, we go on to Ponta de São Lourenço and return to Funchal with a last stop at Machico.
Route: Camacha, Poiso, Pico do Arieiro, Ribeiro Frio, Santana, Porto da Cruz, Pico do Facho, Ponta de São Lourenço, Machico
Schedule: Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, all year round Duration: approx. 8h, whole day Included: guided minibus tour with driver, , transfer from Funchal, Caniço or Santa Cruz Not included: lunch, food and drinks Important to bring: firm shoes and comfortable clothes, according to weather