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History Tellers

#47 of 137 Tours in Funchal
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The History Tellers project tries to present the Funchal of the past and the present-day city. In this unique experience, a group of visitors is guided by a young student to discover the history of Funchal in the place where it grew, among real...more
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Rua do Doutor Brito Camara 9 | La Vie Shopping Center, Funchal, Madeira 9000-039, Portugal
+351 291 705 060
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This was a very enjoyable and worthwhile hour-and-a-half walking tour. The guides are students earning some well deserved cash by taking tourists around the less well-trodden sites in Funchal - the English church (which pretended it wasn’t a church when it was built), the convent...More

1  Thank petersipple
Reviewed September 11, 2018
Review of: History Tellers

Our walking tour around Funchal started inside La Vie shopping centre opposite Ale Hop. Sophie was our guide and she was very informative. We learnt a lot about the history of Madeira and a few tips about the present day too. Our visit to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Were told of this by our hotels guest relations. Went to the meeting point at La Vie shopping centre, we called in at 10 am when they started , and were told we could go straight away if we wanted to do the Mystery tour,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lyndon B
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile
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Very knowledgeable guide who knew lots of the interesting history of the city. She was full of recommendations for activities food and drinks too. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed July 7, 2018
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We booked and paid for a tour around the assembly building. The guide did not show up, at first we were told that this was because a previous tour was running late and the guide would be there soon. Then we were told that the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 6John
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We took this tour during our third visit to Funchal in three years. The tours are conducted by students at Madeira University and Carlos, who took us on our tour, was very knowledgeable about the history of the island and its wine and sugar making...More

Thank AndrewC55
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

On our 10th visit to Madeira, we finally got to do this tour. Guided by students from the University. We opted for The Mysteries tour at 11am. Meeting point is in La Vie shopping centre from where we ambled through the back streets to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RichardBlakey
Reviewed May 6, 2018
Review of: History Tellers

We took a walking tour of Funchal and a shorter tour around the City Hall during March 2018. The tours were guided by Erasmus students, in our case they were both from the Netherlands and were well versed in their subject matter. Our groups were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Spanish_Windlass
Reviewed May 4, 2018
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Our guide David knew his stuff. A good information packed walking tour of the centre of Funchal. He was able to go 'off message' to answer questions . By the way when they message you to meet at the La Vie shopping centre they mean...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank david m
Reviewed April 6, 2018
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Excellent tour led by Julius. Very enjoyable and informative. We walked around the city and stopped at many interesting points. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Joanne E
August 3, 2017|
Response from Johnovermark | Reviewed this property |
google it and book online. Not allowed to write the webadress here!
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November 2, 2016|
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Response from University_MadeiraSU | Property representative |
Hello, the meeting point is inside the La Vie Shopping Centre, in the 'Português Naturalmente' Shop, located in the 1st. floor as you can consult in our website: historytellers.pt (Contacts). The shop has the History Tellers... More