Sightseeing tour on Madeira: in an electric speedster through Funchal

Sightseeing in a different way: roll through the narrow lanes of Funchal, up mountains and along coastal paths in an electric car. 2-hour experience tour with the most important sights of the old town, breathtaking viewpoints, a guide and a modern, manoeuvrable electric vehicle for up to 2 people.

  • Tour / activity duration: ~2 hours
  • Languages: German, English, Portuguese
  • Transfer: from Funchal included
90 out of 100 based on 6 Reviews
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Funchal Sightseeing Tour in electric car

Explore Funchal and the beautiful surroundings of Madeira's capital in a modern, environmentally friendly electric vehicle. A whole new, electrifying island experience!

Price overview

  • Funchal Sightseeing in electric speedster - per vehicle (1 to 2 persons)50.-€
Great experience in the electric speedster

Booking option: 2-hour Funchal tour in electric car

On the 2-hour round trip you will be guided to several vantage points around Funchal. There is a stop at the statue of Christ in Garajau. From there you can see the whole bay of Funchal. With the agile speedsters it goes on about the oldest and narrowest streets of Madeira up to the historical centre of Funchal with moderation and worth knowing to the most important monuments of the city. An approximately 30-minute stop is planned at the viewpoint of Pico dos Barcelos, which also offers magnificent views. From there it goes back to the starting point of the tour.

Overview

  • Duration: ~ 2 hours
  • Hours: 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Days: daily
  • Languages: German, English, Portuguese
  • Pick-up included in the price from: Funchal
  • Starting points: Funchal

Included

  • Professional guide, insurance, 1 drink
Important information

Preconditions

  • Driver has to be at least 18 years old
  • Valid car driving licence (class B)
  • Minimum passenger age: 3 years

Please bring along:

Passport, car driving licence (category B), camera

As a driver please do not forget your driver's license!

Detailed description

Madeira Island Safari: Funchal Sightseeing in Electric Car

It is often the unusual and unexpected experiences that will be remembered from your holiday. Experience a completely different, exciting sightseeing tour on Madeira in an electric mobile. On the 2-hour round trip you roll with the agile speedster through the narrowest alleys of the city, the most beautiful mountains up and the most wonderful vantage points towards. The tour starts in Funchal. After a short briefing you start the electric motor and follow your guide in a two-seater to the most important points of the capital. The route includes numerous route points, which will bring you closer to Funchal from different points of view. You will follow the paths by the sea, from there into the heart of the city and up to a panorama over the enchanting bay of Funchal. Drivers need a driving license, co-drivers should be at least 3 years old.

Both the east side and the west side of Funchal will be approached on the sightseeing tour. The first stop is in the eastern part and offers perhaps the most beautiful view of the bay of Funchal - the panorama of Neves you enjoy about 280 meters above sea level. From there it goes into the nature park of Garajau. There you will find the famous Christ Monument. Situated on a rocky promontory, this place also offers a unique view over the surroundings of Funchal. You will then roll along some of Madeira's oldest and narrowest streets into the historic centre of Funchal and your guide will provide you with interesting information about monuments, sights and squares in the city. Above all, this part gives pleasure to many participants, because the driving fun downhill doubles, but also the city ensemble from above seems so unique. The third and with approximately 30 minutes longest stop of the sightseeing tour around Funchal is planned at the Pico dos Barcelos. At 355 metres this vantage point crowns this exciting tour in an electric car with a fantastic panoramic view of Funchal and the neighbouring islands.

The modern, environmentally friendly electric cars that make this Funchal tour possible have a range of around 100 kilometres. The co-driver sits here in the back. Before the start you will learn more about the driving behaviour, the steering and braking and also do a small trial round. In addition to the many highlights on the Funchal Tour, it is above all the driving fun with these agile speedsters that makes the round trip so unusual and will certainly give you some unforgettable moments.

Conditions

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 Funchal Sightseeing Tour in electric car

Hajo wrote on Dec 13, 2019
Overall rating
100 von 100

Green sightseeing

My first time driving an electric car. Well, it wasn´t a real car, but it was still fun and we saw something. Thank you!

Grünes Sightseeing

Mein erstes Mal ein Elektroauto fahren. Naja, ein richtiges Auto war es nicht, aber Spaß hat es trotzdem gemacht und wir haben auch was gesehen. Danke!
Sams wrote on Oct 22, 2019
Overall rating
80 von 100

Good

A nice tour where the buggies are one of the highlights. Could have been a little longer.

Gut

Eine schöne Rundfahrt, bei der die Buggys eines der Highlights sind. Hätte gerne etwas länger sein können.
Marcus M wrote on Oct 17, 2019
Overall rating
100 von 100

Big fun

Speeding around town with this small car is real fun. A great tour!
Nuria97 wrote on Aug 7, 2019
Overall rating
80 von 100

A little short

Would have liked to have driven a little longer, because it is really fun.

Ein wenig kurz

Wäre gerne noch ein wenig länger gefahren, macht nämlich wirklich Spaß.
O.P. wrote on Jun 4, 2019
Overall rating
80 von 100

Something else

Driving something other than the usual Segway or bus. It's worth it.

Mal was anderes

Mal was anderes als das übliche Segway oder Bus fahren. Lohnt sich.
Monika L wrote on Mar 21, 2019
Overall rating
100 von 100

Cool

The tour was a lot of fun. The little speedsters are really perfect for such a sightseeing tour.

Cool

Die Tour hat richtig viel Spaß gemacht. Die kleinen Flitzer sind echt perfekt für so eine Sightseeing Tour.

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