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About Funchal

Funchal is the capital of Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago of outstanding beauty, caressed by the Atlantic waves. The city has a little more than 100,000 inhabitants, many of whom reside in one of the hundreds of white houses, characteristic of the island. It makes an exceptional postcard to travellers arriving in Funchal.

In Funchal you can enjoy a few days of tranquillity, usually with a pleasant climate, outstanding gastronomy, green areas, comfortable hotels ... Definitely an ideal place to relax, walk and learn about the customs of Funchal and the rest of Madeira.

Monte Palace Tropical Garden

This botanical garden offers the opportunity to experience a full tropical climate in the city of Funchal. Enjoying its places of lush vegetation is an uplifting activity. In the complex there is also a museum showing the history of the garden accompanied by works of art.

Carreiros de Monte

It all started in the 19th century when merchants of the area had to lower their merchandise to negotiate the steep streets of Funchal. One of them had the idea to create a kind of wicker sled in which the cargo would slide down the street, guided by a person. To this day, the activity still continues as a tradition. Instead of lowering merchandise in baskets, tourists come prepared to enjoy a very special experience.

Port of Funchal

In Madeira, the Port of Funchal is a historical place, since the island’s origins are based on its port. You can take boat trips from the port, to discover some of the most beautiful corners of the island.

Farmers Market

In the heart of Funchal is this market, which is undoubtedly one of the main tourist attractions of the city. It’s a place full of colour and aromas where you can sample many of the local products.

Blandy Blandy

If there is a well-known gastronomic product of Funchal, it is the wine! Blandy are the most famous wineries, nestled in an old monastery and they offer the opportunity to discover this unique product with multiple examples in which over 30 different types of grapes are used.


The waters of Funchal are frequented by groups of whales and other cetaceans. To observe them, the best way is to take one of the catamaran excursions that venture into the ocean and with a little luck, you may get a close look at these impressive animals. has the best offer of hotels in Funchal.

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Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel


Largo Antonio Nobre, 9004-531 - Funchal

Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel is a 5 star hotel in the town of Funchal that is within walking distance of the CR7 Museum. The hotel offers an elegant and quality stay.

The Flame Tree Madeira - Adults Only


Beco da Amoreira 26, 9000-086 - Funchal

Located near Estadio dos Barreiros, this 3-star hotel offers comfortable accommodation.

Hotel Monte Carlo


Calcada da Saude, 10, 9000 - 221 - Funchal

Located near the Botanical Garden the 3-star Hotel Monte Carlo offers functional and welcoming accommodation.

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