Browse the Farmers’ Market
The Mercado dos Lavradores is in the heart of the old town, and it rivals Funchal’s gardens with its rainbow hues, courtesy of flowers, fruit and veg.
Go wine tasting
Head to one of Funchal’s rustic wine lodges. You’ll be schooled on the making process before tasting different tipples paired with delicious local snacks.
Explore the outskirts
Funchal’s countryside is characterised by valleys, mountains and hidden villages. Take a 4x4 tour, or lace up your walking boots and tackle the Levada trails.