Explore the secluded beauty of Nuns Valley, nestled in the heart of Madeira Island. Enjoy stunning views from Pico dos Barcelos and Eira do Serrado viewpoints before immersing yourself in the picturesque village and surrounding countryside.
This tour will take you to the heart of the island, where you will discover the hidden gem of Nuns Valley.
Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint
We will start our journey at Pico dos Barcelos viewpoint, which offers an awe-inspiring panoramic view of Funchal city. From this elevated viewpoint, you can see the entire city and harbor, as well as the surrounding mountains and valleys. This viewpoint is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and it’s the perfect place to take some memorable photos.
Eira do Serrado Viewpoint
Next, we will make our way to Eira do Serrado viewpoint. This viewpoint offers a bird’s eye view of Nuns Valley, and it’s a perfect spot to take in the surrounding scenery. You’ll be amazed by the breathtaking views of the valley’s rugged cliffs and lush green vegetation. The view is truly stunning, and it’s no wonder that this is one of the most popular spots in Madeira Island.
The Nuns Valley
Finally, we will make our descent to Nuns Valley, a small village nestled in a natural amphitheater in the heart of the island. The village is named after the nuns who sought refuge here in the 16th century from French pirates. This secluded village has a unique charm, and its picturesque houses and narrow streets are a perfect example of the traditional Madeira architecture.
We will have some free time to explore the village, sample some of the local cuisine, and take a stroll through the breathtaking countryside. You can take a leisurely walk around the village and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and cliffs.
At the end of the day, we’ll return to Funchal, where you can relax and reflect on the beauty of Madeira Island. We hope that you will leave with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for the island’s natural beauty and culture.