September 21, 2016 ipsuey

Fish and Wine Tour

Estreito de Câmara de Lobos

estreito_camara_lobosWe will drive up the valley of Estreito which means “NARROW” where the vinyards are situated and cultivated,you will enjoy the scenery of the valleys and the way they built their houses on the ridge and slopes.

 

 

 

 

Cabo Girão

cabo_girao_cablecarEurope’s highest (580m) – (1775 ft).The name Cabo Girão comes from Zarco first exploration of Madeira coast because he got as far as this point and did an about-turned (girão) back to Funchal. You can enjoy the magnificent views of Camara de Lobos and Funchal. At the foot of the cliff the locals made little plots, of vines and vegetables, forming an incredible landscape.

 

 

Câmara de Lobos

camara_de_lobosWinston Church choose this village to paint in 1949.It is one of the island’s most atmospheric fishing villages. The village was named after monk seals which frequent visitors to the harbour. The centre of the village, with its whitewashed houses, shops and bar where you can taste the local drink poncha, remains instantly likeable.The stony beach is filled with colourful beached fishing boats and there is a possibility to visit a Wine lodge.

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