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Madeira West Island Tour with Levada Walk and Lunch
"Hotel pick-up is available in Funchal Canico Garajau and Camara de Lobos at no extra charge between 8 and 9am. Your first stop will be at the famous fishing village of Câmara de Lobos where the famous Sir Winston Churchill spent his days painting when he visited the island of Madeira. Continue to Cabo Girão to view the highest sea cliff in Europe.The tour's next stop is at Ribeira Brava where you will make a quick visit to the church there. You will then discover Ponta de Sol. This name literally means ""point of the sun"" an apt description for the most beautiful village on the island.Next enjoy a scenic drive through the Laurissilva Forest up to the plateau of Pául da Serra. Stop for a short
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South West Island Day Tour By The Coast From Funchal
"The tour starts in Câmara de Lobos the land of the fisherman very well known for the fishing of black scabbardfish. We now go in direction of Cabo Girão situated on the highest promontory in Europe at 580 meters famous for its suspended glass platform. Ponta do Sol considered the hottest municipality of the island and is also where the sun shines for more hours. In Calheta you will have the opportunity to observe the manufacture of Rum and sugar cane honey and a located in the north of the island. Here you will find the towns natural pools formed from volcanic rocks. In Seixal you can also enjoy the Natural Pools and lastly is Sao Vicente
From EUR180.00
 
South West and North West Island Day Tour from Funchal
"You'll be picked up from your hotel or cruise port in Funchal. You'll then be drive to Câmara de Lobos the land of the fisherman very well known for the fishing of black scabbardfish. You'll next head to Cabo Girão situated on the highest promontory in Europe. Famous for its suspended glass platform. You'll then drive through Paul da Serra the only plateau on the island at an altitude of 1500 meters with fabulous views of green mountains and valleys. Next stop is Porto Moniz located to the north of the island. Here
From EUR180.00

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Parks, gardens and green

Funchal is a real green garden city.There are a lot of small and large parks everywhere in town and many streets have nice flowering trees. Around the houses, estates and hotels you see also very...
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Ribeiras in town

The city of Funchal is intersected by deep ribeiras, coming from the mountains and leading to the ocean.At some places in town the in- and outcoming roads are following the sides of the ribeiras....
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Mountainwalk or ride

Taking one of the roads uphill in Funchal you will be very soon in a wonderful green landscape of forests, valleys and mountains.In this area are also some nice walking paths.From nearly every place...
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Ponta do Garajau and Ilhas Desertas

From the harbour you have a nice view at the Ponta do Garajau at the east side of the town, forming the eastern end of the bay of Funchal.At a distance of 30 KM from the coast you can see the Ilhas...
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Funchal, overview

Funchal is wonderfully located at the southern side of the Madeira Island. The first settlers in the 15th century choose this location at the wide bay, naturally sheltered by the surrounding mountain...
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Cultural Funchal

If culture is your thing, then you really should take the time to visit some of our wonderful museums, monuments and art galleries. On show you will find work by names that are famous within Portugal...
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Funchal pleasures

It is a pleasure to wander the cobbled streets of Funchal, to visit wonderful gardens, to shop local items or international branded goods in the many stores. Or simply to soak up the magic of the...
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Funchal

Funchal was declared a city on the 21st of August 1508, by means of a letter from D. Manuel I. Funchal is the main commercial, cultural and tourism centre for all the Madeira archipelago. Funchal was...
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Beatles Boat

Strolling around the harbour area is very pleasant. There are numerous cafes here and the ex-Beatles yacht , the Vagrant, is moored here as a restaurant. You could have an elegant lunch here or a...
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President's Palace

The President of Madeira resides in Funchal. By all accounts he is a very nice man and well thought of, having done much to improve the country - they seem to have an abundance of schools and...
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Old Town Reflections ;-)

Madeira suffers from microclimate - the clouds virtually always stay on the high peaks and can suddenly drop their vapour on unsuspecting tourists - like us! The up side is wandering around the old...
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Streets of Funchal

The streets of Funchal are quite ornate with balconied houses and the black and white stone patterned ground everywhere - all different dsigns. They were quite uneven at times though with tree roots...
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Funchal Promenade

A lovely tree-lined promenade runs from the commercail port of Funchal right down to the fortess at the other end. Soon the commercial port will be moved to the next town down the coast which I will...
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Funchal Harbour

The harbour in Funchal is a bustling place with numerous watercraft waiting to take tourists on trips along the coast or on fishing trips. Many cruise ships dock here too - a favourite pastime seems...
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Top Hotels in Funchal

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Rua Dr. Joao Lemos Gomes 29, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-158, Portugal
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Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal, Madeira, 9004-532, Portugal
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Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-098, Portugal
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Avda do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 50, Funchal, Madeira, 9050-029, Portugal
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Rua Carvalho Araujo, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-022, Portugal
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Ponta Da Cruz, Piornais, Funchal, Madeira, 9000-104, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Funchal

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Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour

The Blandy’s Wine Lodge Tour came highly recommended so we put it on our “Must Do” list There are 3 tours offered and we took the middle option, “The Premium Tour” – This lasted about 45 minutes and...
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Cable-Car to Monte

Another thing not to be missed is the ride up to Monte in the cable-car, it is open 7 days a week (Except Christmas Day) from 0900 until 17.45 and although not cheap, it isn’t exorbitant either with a...
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Madeira Sidecar Tours

The best way to explore Madeira with a local is by a sidecar motorbike. Forget the buses or driving on narrow roads. The motorbike and their comfortable sidecars are new on the scene in Madeira and...
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The Wicker Sledge Ride from Monte

Certainly not the cheapest thing you will do on your visit to Madeira, but possibly one of the most memorable is the Wicker sledge ride from Monte. The cost is 15 Euro per person (Based on either two...
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TheBreakOut Funchal

Visited this escape game in Funchal. A good way to spend an hour, hour and half. The game is about finding a gift from Madeira founder João Gonçalves Zarco send to the king of Portugal. The gift has...
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"Funchal - You can feel nature all around you"
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sandysmith

"Funchal Impressions"
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"Funchal"
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ettenaj

"Fabulous Funchal"
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Jerelis

"Amphitheatre around a beautiful bay."
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