Madeira Food Tour Booking

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  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Small Group
All about the Madeira Food Tour Booking.

Come discover the beautiful city of Funchal and the exquisite Madeiran cuisine on our 4-hour Food & Cultural Experience. On this tour, our guide will share her passion for local food and drinks. We’ll start in the Old Town’s small and charming 600 years old streets. Along the way, you’ll learn curious facts about Madeira’s history and culture and sample some local beverages accompanied by paired foods. You’ll discover a choice of the finest Madeiran products, including exotic fruits, local bread, biscuits, fish, and meat specialities of Madeiran cuisine and traditional desserts. Regarding drinks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages like soda, a liqueur, tea, white and red wine, brewed beer and the ever-popular island drink of poncha. You will learn about the various varieties of Madeira fortified wine and taste and appreciate it with the local chocolate. You will get a feel for local life on the island’s best farmer’s market, visit the oldest biscuit factory in Madeira, a local barsmall eateries and a tea house to finish. A fantastic introduction to the food and culture of Madeira! Book your seat now!

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Professional and passionate Guide
  • All Taxes, Fees and Handling Charges
  • All Entrance Fees
  • 15 samples of food and drinks
  • Vegetarian and non-alcoholic options
  • Special Children’s menu


The Food and Drinks:

  • Best local homemade pastries in town
  • Famous Madeira honey cake
  • Best pork in wine and garlic sandwich
  • Delicious local Espada fish
  • Succulent grilled tuna
  • Tapas
  • Artisanal chocolate
  • Home-baked bread
  • Exotic fruit at the local Farmers’ Market
  • Refreshing pot of tea (fresh herbs) or coffee
  • Local beer
  • Good quality Portuguese wines
  • Madeira wine tasting
  • “Poncha”
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-Off (meeting point in Funchal)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  1. 10:30 | 13:00 Departure time

    Your guide will require to validate your voucher identification (You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity). The tour will begin on time. Please try to arrive 10 minutes earlier.

  2. When Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

    Year-round, except on holidays and Sundays.

    10:30 Wednesday

    13:00 Tuesday and Friday

  3. Duration 4 hours

    Tour starts at 9:00 and finishes around 13:00

  4. Departure Point Confirmed by email

    You will receive an email with location details and map.

    Madeira Food Cultural Tour: In front of João Gonçalves Zarco statue, located at Zarco Avenue, opposite the Cathedral.

  5. Requirements Punctuality

    Please, arrive 10 minutes earlier.

  6. Venues Destination

    Madeiran traditional bakery factory; Farmer’s Market; old Tavern; Old Town, tea house, and other mentioned key sites.

  7. What do you need to bring? Don’t forget

    The city centre is relatively flat and easy to explore on foot, but we recommend bringing a bottle of water and wearing comfortable shoes. Please bring curiosity and an appetite—You will get plenty of high-quality food to try and local drinks to sample. Also, bring a bag if you’d like to buy goodies to take home!


  8. Our expertise Why us?

    It’s easy to book. Our staff are qualified. We take you to various sites we know you will want to explore. Our fundamental principles are the comfort, safety, and flexibility of both our guests and personnel.

  9. Good to know Activity level

    The tour is a combination of a walking tour and several stops where we can sit down to try lovely food and drink.

    The tour centres around the old town and locations nearby, so there isn’t too much walking involved. The pace is leisurely, almost all on the flat.

    We adapted the tour to the current COVID-19 safety measures. We must use masks when appropriate, and every establishment we visit has a hand sanitiser.

  10. 13:00 | 17:00 End time
  11. Please Note The order of the itinerary as shown above may be subject to change and/ or affected by local conditions.