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Explore the beauty of Madeira's North Coast during this full day tour that begins with a drive to Ribeiro Frio, a small town best known for its government-operated trout farm. Some free time is allowed here to visit the trout farm or shop for souvenirs before continuing on to Santana, with its unique, thatched-roof, triangular houses. Nestled in the midst of lush, green-forested mountains, the locals who inhabit this beautiful region derive their living mainly from agriculture an local craftwork. Continue to Sao Jorge where we invite you for a typically Portuguese lunch.
After lunch the tour continues via Porto da Cruz to Portela Pass, from where you have an amazing view of the north part of the island.
Lastly, you will continue to Machico, a fishing village located on the south east of Madeira before returning to Funchal.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 1 hour of walking plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during free time. It is available to wheelchair guests who are able to both make their way on and off the coach and sit in a coach seat. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. A windbreaker or light jacket and comfortable, flat walking shoes are strongly recommended.
NOTICE: All Oceania Cruises shore excursion fares are listed per person, and are subject to change and availability. Some tours are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Tour departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. While Oceania Cruises makes every effort to adhere to the specifics mentioned in each shore excursion description, circumstances may require otherwise. All shore excursion information contained on this website is subject to change without notice at Oceania Cruises’ discretion. Oceania Cruises is not responsible or liable for typographical error, omissions or misprints.
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