9 Nights | £749 pp
Outward Date: 05/02/2017 - Depart Edinburgh 0715 / Arrive Lisbon 1035
Return Date: 14/02/2017 - Depart Madeira (Funchal) 1530 / Arrive Edinburgh 1955
Departing from Edinburgh
Fly direct to Lisbon. On arrival join the transfer to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights.
Lisbon: Free time in Lisbon
Join the transfer to the airport for the flight from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada where you will spend 4 nights.
São Miguel is the largest of the nine islands that make up the Azores
archipelago, with Ponta Delgada making up the tourist heart of the
White-washed houses and buildings, 17th and 18th Century convents and
churches are dotted around the rolling hills of Ponta Delgada. Staying
closer to the centre you will find cobbled streets and small squares and
a large boulevard, which is perfect for evening seaside walks.
Ponta Delgada: Continue your explorations of the beautiful island.
Join the transfer to the airport for the flight from Ponta Delgada to Funchal where you will spend 2 nights.
Situated in central Funchal and today more commonly known as Blandy’s
Wine Lodge, this historic Madeira wine producer takes its original name
from the convent that once stood on this site. A tour here offers an
insight into the history of the wine and its development and evolution
over its 200-year history, as well as an opportunity to taste various
styles and vintages of Madeira.
Jardim Botânico is set amidst the grounds of the former Quinta do Bom
Sucesso plantation just a few kilometres outside Funchal, the city’s
Botanical Gardens cover 35,000 square metres of terraced hillside and
are awash with riotous floral colours and scents.
sure to visit the Sé Cathedral. Dating from the late 15th and early
16th centuries when it was commissioned by King Manuel I of Portugal,
the beautiful Manueline Sé Cathedral represents Funchal’s most visited
landmark and boasts intricate geometric designs across its distinctive
wooden ceiling and an Arabic influence throughout. Inside the cathedral,
you’ll find a silver processional cross, donated by the Portuguese king
whilst outside is a statue of Pope John Paul II.
Join the transfer to Funchal airport for the return flight to the UK.
Your Holiday Hotels
Our opinion…This hotel offers good facilities at a very affordable price. It is very popular due to its great location, walking distance to Marques de Pombal square and other main attractions.
Location... Set in a historical building facing the delightful park Eduardo VII, this city hotel is conveniently located just off Marquês de Pombal Square and close to Avenida da Liberdade with its elegant shops and boutiques
Accommodation… All the rooms are decorated in a classical style. Facilities include insulated windows, a working space and free Wi-Fi and are equipped with LCD TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe-box and hair dryer in the bath-room.
Facilities... The hotel bar offers a wide variety of sandwiches, soft drinks, wines and local beers.
Comfortable hotel with spacious rooms.Location...
The city hotel is in the historic centre of the city of Ponta Delgada, near many of the local sightseeing spots and the traditional shopping area.Accommodation...
All rooms are spacious and decorated in comfortable tones, with dark wood furniture. Facilities include air-conditioning, complete bathroom with hairdryer and amenities, direct-dial telephone, in-room safety deposit box, TV with cable channels, sitting area with sofa bed and small balcony.Facilities...
The hotel has a bar and bistro.
Our opinion… Good location just five minutes from Funchal sea front.
Location… The Orquidea Hotel is perfectly positioned for tourists, as it's close to all the major sights of the Old Town, such as the Town Square, Madeira Story Centre and the Botanical Gardens. The Monte Palace Gardens and the Funchal Sacred Art Museum are also nearby, as are the city's shops, restaurants, bars and cafes.
Accommodation… All room come with air conditioning, cable TV, internet access, telephones and a hairdryer. Certain amenities may be payable locally.
Facilities… The hotel has a restaurant serving international cuisine. There is also a sun-deck and snack bar.
Your Holiday Price Includes
Return flights from Edinburgh to Lisbon/from Madeira
Hold luggage (20kgs)
Private taxi transfer from Lisbon Airport to your Lisbon hotel
3 nights at your hotel in Lisbon, sharing a twin or double room, on bed and breakfast basis
Flight from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada - 1230/1345
4 nights at your hotel in Ponta Delgada, based on twin or double room share, bed and breakfast basis
Flight from Ponta Delgada to Madeira - 0930/1230
2 nights at your hotel in Madeira, based on twin or double room share, bed and breakfast basis
Private taxi transfer from your Madeira hotel to Madeira Airport
Services of our UK based 24 hour duty manager