São Tiago fortress tour

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City Tours

About this activity

Start your tuk-tuk tour by exploring the stunning streets of Funchal's old town, popular for its historical, architectural, gastronomical and artistic aspects.
This tour ends at the Fort São Tiago, built in the early 17th century, as a fortress to defend the port of Funchal.
Enter the museum for free, at the end of your guided tuk-tuk tour, and see emblematic photographs and history about fortress.

Tags

City

Old town

Tour

Tuk tuk

Fortress

Architecture

Contemporary art

Museum

Highlights

  • • Visiting the museum of fortress history.
    • Become enchanted by a picturesque setting of narrow cobblestone streets lined by aged buildings (some dating back to the 15th century) in an environment that is full of life and spirit, with a variety of shops, bars and restaurants.

Good to know

  • • Built in the early 17th century, as a fortress to defend the port of Funchal, the São Tiago fortress is an urban fort of military architecture.
    • Nowadays, it houses the Museum of fortress history and a pleasant restaurant overlooking the sea (you can make your reservation at the restaurant at Eat & Drink yougoto.com menu).
    • Your driver will be happy to take you to some of the city's narrowest streets.

What's included

  • • If you want, we can pick you up at your hotel (Funchal only).
    • The museum entry fee is included.

Travel plan

  • • Old town
    • São Tiago fortress

Duration

1h

Monday MorningAfternoon
Tuesday MorningAfternoon
Wednesday MorningAfternoon
Thursday MorningAfternoon
Friday MorningAfternoon
Saturday MorningAfternoon
Sunday MorningAfternoon
Adult € 15,00
Children € 15,00
  • This activity can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 24 hours after making the reservation, given that there are more than 24 hours until the scheduled departure. After that period cancellation fees may apply.
  • You must be at the agreed location 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Check your digital ticket after the reservation is made for more information.
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€ 15,00 Adult