Exciting Motorcycle Tour on Madeira - Sightseeing in sidecar

An extraordinary tour in a motorcycle sidecar with guide and the highlights of Funchal. Discover the island as a passenger in a stylish sidecar and experience an exciting round trip with wonderful stations. On 3 different routes you will go through the city, through alleys and coastal roads into idyllic landscapes.

  • Tour / activity duration: depending on selection
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Transfer: from Funchal included
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Price overview

  • Madeira Motorcycle Tour in Sidecar - Downtown (1,45h) - up to 2 persons (from 2 years)70.-€
  • Madeira Motorcycle Tour in Sidecar - Old Roads East (2h) - up to 2 persons (from 2 years)80.-€
  • Madeira Motorcycle Tour in Sidecar - Old Roads West (3h) - up to 2 persons (from 2 years)110.-€
Extraordinary island experience

Overview / General Information

Madeira island tour in sidecar

Sightseeing extraordinary: experience a unique island tour on Madeira in the sidecar of a motorcycle and let your private guide show you important and secret sights of Funchal. From the Skywalk, 600 metres above sea level, you can see the ocean and from the coastal road you can see the sea and the city. Let the city life pass you by in the alleys of Funchal or visit the charming fishing village Câmara de Lobos with this classic motorcycle team. There are 3 different routes to choose from for this special island experience. This applies to all options:


  • Duration: upon your choice
  • Hours: in the morning, at noon, in the evening
  • Days: daily
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Pick-up included in the price from: Funchal
  • Starting points: The tour can be started / finished at the cruise port of Funchal or at any meeting point


  • Included: driver, helmets, gas, insurances, one-way rain poncho

Option 1: Madeira Motorcycle Tour in Sidecar - Funchal Downtown

With up to 2 people in a sidecar, the guide will take you on a ride through the historic centre of Funchal, if you wish, with a short walk through the old town. On the way there you will pass the farmers' market and the cable car station of Monte's as well as the western viewpoint of Funchal. On the east side you drive through the oldest part of Funchal to a unique vantage point where you can admire the beautiful landscape and learn a little about history, lifestyle, typical products, local food and drinks. After the photo stop you return to the centre of Funchal to visit the west side and pass the harbour to enjoy a different and unique view of the city (also possible at night).


  • Duration: ~ 1.5 hours

Option 2: Madeira Motorcycle Tour in Sidecar - Old Roads East

On the 2-hour Old Roads East tour you will discover the east side of the city, visit the historic centre, past the farmers market, Monte's cable car station (optional short walk through the old town) and Funchal's western vantage point. On the east side you drive along the old streets of Funchal to a unique viewpoint where you can take pictures and the guide will tell you more about the history of the island, its people and way of life. From there you will head to the Garajau Nature Reserve, where Christ the King statue is located and you will have a fantastic view over the ocean with Funchal in the distance and the desert islands on the horizon. A last stop is in Funchal.


  • Duration: ~ 2 hours

Option 3: Madeira Motorcycle Tour in Sidecar - Old Roads West

The west side of Funchal is on the programme for the 3-hour sidecar tour. You cross the modern part of the city on the way to the unique fishing village "Câmara de Lobos". There is a stop to take pictures and learn more about history and typical products (banana, Madeira wine), local dishes (black sheath fish "Peixe Espada Preto", meat "Espetada"). Afterwards we continue to "Cabo Girão", one of the highest cliffs in Europe, where you can walk over the Skywalk glass floor and enjoy a magnificent view. On an old coastal road you roll to Ribeira Brava and the landscape changes from mountain to sea. If you want to relax in between with a drink or snack, the guide will recommend a good restaurant. 


  • Duration: ~ 3 hours
Important information


  • Minimum age: 2 years

Please bring along:

Long trousers / jacket

Detailed description

Exciting Motorcycle Tour on Madeira - Sightseeing in sidecar

Individual, stylish and very special - this is a sightseeing tour on Madeira in a motorcycle sidecar. Experience a round trip in a classic Ural team and prepare yourself for an adventurous journey over parts of the island; on sky-blue water, on green hills and fabulous perspectives. On 3 different routes you can explore Funchal and the Atlantic coast of Madeira, blowing the wind around your exclusive seat and experiencing special moments. During the tour, you will be connected to your guide (and driver) via headphones and learn interesting things about the island's history, traditions, food and hospitality while driving past.

If you want to get a first impression of Funchal, the places and sidewalks worth seeing, the parks and the harbour, fasten your seat belt! The old town, the historic centre, the farmers market and the cable car station Monte's Cable Car are important landmarks on the Downtown Route. Stop where it draws you, take time for a little walk and a photo stop. On request, the tour can be started and finished at the Funchal cruise port or at any meeting point in the city. The approximately 2-hour east tour takes you to the national reserve "Garajau", where the famous statue of Christ can be seen. Also included is a stop at a vantage point which gives you a fantastic view over the sea, Funchal and the neighbouring islands.

A highlight of the west tour is the visit of Camara de Lobos - famous for its colourful fishing boats, the idyllic location, for excellent wines, the poncha and special moods by the sea, which have already prompted many celebrities to paint them. Not far from the fishing village lies the cliff Cabo Girao, one of the highest and most impressive in Europe. A walkable glass platform, 580 meters above sea level, offers a breathtaking view over parts of the island, Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean.

On request, you can arrange a stop with your guide for drinks and snacks (not included) or drive to other stations. The prices are valid for up to 2 persons. You can also enjoy this wonderful motorcycle tour on Madeira with your partner or friend and girlfriend. The pick-up from Funchal is included in the price, for longer distances around the capital a pick-up can be arranged (extra charge).


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

Customer Reviews Madeira island tour in sidecar

Miha wrote on May 3, 2019
Overall rating
100 von 100

Very nice!

Many thanks to Joao for a great tour!

Sehr schön!

Vielen Dank an Joao für eine tolle Tour!

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