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City Sightseeing Funchal

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“red route”(9 reviews)
“hop on hop”(9 reviews)
“camara de lobos”(13 reviews)
The island of Madeira is called the pearl of the Atlantic. It has unrivalled beauty and perfectly unites the history of a city with nature, creating a unique combination of traditions, colours and characteristics that contribute to the unequalled...more
Estrada Monumental, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a bus tour with audio commentary via some cheap earphones that you are given when you buy your ticket. For €17 you get to get on and off at predetermined stops, and the ticket lasts for two days. The commentary was average for...More

1  Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really wasn’t over impressed with the tour. We book the full tour including the trip to Monte. However this changed from every half hour to every hour bus. We could have done all of this on a regular bus for 85% less

Thank Glen_Gill_Lockett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great value for 48 hours did the tour two days on the trot.They are very reliable every 20 mins.On both occasions got off for lunch at the fishing village camara de lobos.Mind where you choose to eat and drink you may be fleeced if on...More

4  Thank mediterraneanmel
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Route very good, the headsets were terrible and the quality of the 'tour talk' about the places of interest was poor; and I took my own headsets. Compared to the same 'hop on off tour' in other cities it was only average.

Thank kathrhodes3
Reviewed May 22, 2018

very interesting to travel on hop on hop off bus, learnt about the island and some magnificent views.

Thank sewingshirley
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

As usual great fun seeing the sights, hop on hop off is brilliant as we like to stop at different places of interest. Red route is just about long enough but takes you to the west of the city through the hotels and up to...More

Thank John E
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

As ever this concept of hop on and hop off is a good way to see a city and Funchal is no exception. The tour extends out to Camara de Lobos and allows you to see the fishing port without the hassle of parking. The...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

For €50 for my husband and I we managed to use this service across 2 days to get to see what we wanted to see. Good variety, prompt service and clean buses. We paid extra so got to do red,green and blue routes. The blue...More

3  Thank Alison K
Reviewed April 18, 2018

This is a good way of traveling around the island and hopping off and on when you need to, but the commentary leaves a lot to be desired. In fact, we did not use it on the second day as it missed more things of...More

1  Thank Judith M
Reviewed March 13, 2018

It’s always difficult if doing a city tour you can’t hear or understand the information being given. Earphones uncomfortable and difficult to hear through, even on full volume. A major part of doing these tours is to obtain some local knowledge, see the city and...More

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Jill P
June 14, 2018|
Response from H0lidaytrip | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry for the late reply. Yes you can buy it at the bus. Enjoy.
Anton A
May 30, 2018|
Response from H0lidaytrip | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anton, I'm not sure you will have to find a tourist information Centre. We just went on sightseeing bus whilst visiting for the day on our cruise stop in this beautiful town. Be careful of locals and scams.
March 17, 2018|
Response from H0lidaytrip | Reviewed this property |
we didn't get one but I'm sure the staff on the city sightseeing bus can help you.