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Partly Cloudy
max. 23 °C
min. 18 °C

Wind: 5 km/h
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Mostly Cloudy 22.7 °C / Mostly Cloudy

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When to go to Funchal? (Madeira)

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What to do in Funchal : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

FunchalCapital of the island of Madeira, which the archipelago is an autonomous region of Portugal off the coast of Morocco, Funchal is also an active port and it has just over 110 000 inhabitants. It has a humid subtropical climate that makes benefit from mild weather. Its location overlooking a beautiful bay and overlooked by the surrounding mountains, giving it a real tourist attraction. You will discover several exciting sights: the Museum of Contemporary Art, which is part of the top 5 museums in Portugal with its collection of works of year 60; the Madeira Story Center, an interactive museum that evokes the history and culture of Madeira; the Museum of Embroidery, dedicated to this iconic craft of the archipelago; the Wine Museum of Madeira, where you can taste this wine so famous and so special; Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre, venue for many festive events quality, concerts, ballets and film screenings; the House-Museum of Christopher Columbus where it once lived. But what is special about Funchal is without doubt the omnipresence of its parks and gardens, providing visitors with magical places for relaxing and fragrant walks: the Botanic Gardens Quinta do Bom Sucesso in particular, that allow a bird's eye view city, and home to extraordinary exotic plants and birds; from there you can take a cable car to the municipal garden Monte, another small plant marvel not to be missed. But there are many more and we can not list them all! You can also admire the cathedral built in the 15th century by the Knights of the Order of Christ, with its black and white façade decorated with red tuff, remarkable for its simple beauty; you will surely appreciate a walk in the old town, or stroll in the municipal market deployed on two floors ... The city is served by an international airport located in Santa Cruz 16 kilometers, and the city bus lines you allow you to move around. Many fish restaurants dot the city, you will unearth necessarily in that seduce you.


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