World Tourism Day

levadeiro/ September 16, 2008/ Events, Uncategorized

Programme

Free entrance to the Gardens: Botanical, Boa Vista, Orchid.

Free entrance to the Museums of the Region: Frederico de Freitas Museum House, Vicentes, Contemporary Art, Religious Art, Casa Colombo (Porto Santo), Embroidery Museum, Henrique e Francisco Franco, Whale Museum, Barbeito Museum, Christopher Columbus Collection, Electricity Museum, Universe of Memories, madeira ethnographic museum (Ribeira Brava), living science centre (Porto Moniz). Madeira Story Centre (50% discount on entrance tickets).

Canyoning Activity – Enrolment limit: 20
08:30 a.m – Departure by Bus (Avenida do Mar, Tourism bus-stop)
09 p.m. – Arrival at the Ecological Park of Funchal to assemble the equipment and departure to Chão da Lagoa
09:45 a.m. – Start of the canyoning
12:45 p.m. – End of the canyoning
1:30 p.m.– Outdoor picnic (regional kebab)
3 p.m. – Return to Funchal
Activity carried out by the company “A passo de Burro”
Access cards available at the DRT Information Counter as of 22nd September.

Multi-activities Programme – Enrolment limit: 50
1:30 p.m. – Departure by Bus (Avenida do Mar, Tourism bus-stop)
2 p.m. – Arrival at the Ecological Park of Funchal and start of the activities: Slide, Rappel, Tirolesa or Double Bridge, Archery, Small Boat Trip
5:30 p.m. – Return to Funchal
Activity carried out by the company “A passo de Burro”
Access cards available at the DRT Information Counter as of 22nd September.

Cetacea Observation – Enrolment limit: 24 per journey
Journey on board two semi-rigid boats with 12 seated places for the observation of cetacea.
Departure at 08:45 a.m., 12:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The meeting point will be at the “Cetacea Route”, situated at Marina Shopping, Shop 230, where you should arrive 20 minutes before departure, for a brief introduction on the dolphins and whales of Madeira.
Activity carried out by the company “Rota dos Cetáceos”
Access cards available at the DRT Information Counter as of 22nd September.

Trip to the Desert Islands – Enrolment limit: 50
Travel on board a Fast-Boat. During the trip you will be served a light meal. Persons enrolled should arrive 15 minutes before departure, at the boat “Rota dos Cetáceos”, located in Funchal Marina, pontoon C. The trip will start at 10 a.m. with your return being at 5 p.m.