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Wine and Sugar Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in the “Naturalmente Português” - History Teller’s store in the La Vie Shopping Center. The guided excursion across Funchal is done by feet and has a duration of approximately 2 hours. Get to know the population of Madeira and how the island was used as a control base for the portuguese on the atlantic and indian ocean and of their coastal areas for centuries. Get in touch with famous visitors of the island and what they undertook here. Know more about Madeira Wine and what their contributions are for the global history. Get to know the buildings of the cathedral and the customs house of Funchal and the sugar, which paid for their constructions. Discover one of the oldest touristic centers.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Vie Shopping Centre, 1st floor, Naturalmente Português Shop (in front of ALE-HOP store)
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Tour escort/host
    • Private tour
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We took this tour during our third visit to Funchal in three years. The tours are conducted by students at Madeira University and Carlos, who took us on our tour, was very knowledgeable about the history of the island and its wine and sugar making heritage. His English was also
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    By: History Tellers
    107 reviews
    islanderalderney
    30
    A look behind the scenes
    We always try to fit in a walking tour at a new destination, & when this was recommended by our hotel, we quickly
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    mickeybUK
    Nuneaton, United Kingdom
    241145
    Very informative and great value
    The tour is conducted by students with all proceeds going to students less fortunate who have problems with fees.
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    jinty040
    Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
    1212
    Funchal
    Our guide was patient, informed and very helpful we enjoyed our tour. We came away with some history knowledge
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    GoodchildByName
    10
    A perfect way to orientate on our first day.
    This walking tour was a brilliant way to start our visit to Madeira. Katla was our Icelandic University history
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    AlinaS661
    Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
    3425
    Cheap but interesting
    Though the price is so low, you won’t regret. 2h tour will give you an impression of the old town. We had Lorna as
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    Virginia M
    Pickering ont.
    94
    Great tour with a sense of humour
    Was a wonderful tour with Dulce , an excellent guide. An excellent introduction to Funchal and its interesting
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    Jay_and_Elle99
    Bolton
    6244
    Interesting & informative walking tour of Funchal
    We met our student guide at the La Vie shopping centre (2nd floor near the escalator) for a 2 hour walking tour of
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    Bearsie457
    Newbury, United Kingdom
    92
    An insider’s guide to Funchal
    Sophie our guide was incredibly knowledgeable. She took us to all sorts of interesting places we wouldn’t have
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    EESW1
    Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
    153259
    A very well worthwhile experience.
    Guided tours run on a Saturday and last about 90 minutes. They cost €6 or #3.75 for concessions. I was the only
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    Marion D
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    31
    Fabulous learnt a lit
    Went on a walking tour (just 2 of us) with Dulce yesterday. Almost 2. 5 hours of facinating history of Funchal.
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    193michaelr
    Maastricht, The Netherlands
    163
    Fun and interesting!
    As first timers to madeira we also wantedto know a bit more about the history, we arrived unannounced at 12:00 and
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    JustaPassinThru
    Godmanchester, United Kingdom
    13682
    Interesting, informative and entertaining
    A History Tellers walk should be compulsory for every new visitor to Madeira. An inspired scheme - raising funds
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    g3xda_11
    Spalding, United Kingdom
    4674
    Excellent learning tours, our third one in as many years.
    We were in Funchal 10-17 December 2018 and had the History Tellers tour of the St.Clares convent, the English
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    575kennym
    Spean Bridge, United Kingdom
    10
    Superb tour
    Our guide was a charming young ladŷ called Jone who was extremely knowledgeable about the history and told the
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    Mandy M
    Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
    404
    History Tellers tour - Mysteries of Funchal
    We did a History Teller tour today around Funchal. Our guide, James, was very knowledgable and took us to see
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    Key Details
    • History Tellers
    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, German, Portuguese
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