When you visit funchal in Madeira, you will find several attractions that will provide you with a complete stay. With over 500 years of an engaging story of the city of Funchal, this has much to offer the visitors. From a differentiated and unique local cuisine, to the practice of various extreme sports and walks along the sea.
Funchal has many surprising features that will make you visit the region and want to stay for a long time. In addition, you can choose a city hotel, overlooking the sea and a large part of the Madeira Island, and enjoy the tranquility and beauty that this region presents and provides you.
Come and enjoy the city of Funchal in Madeira
Knowing the Mercado dos Lavradores
The Mercado dos Lavradores is located in the city of Funchal, on the Madeira Island and is open all week, except on Sundays. It was inaugurated on November 24, 1940, presenting a state-of-the-art architecture of the Estado Novo, which remains today.
This market, until today, performs the functions for which it was created and, continues to satisfy residents and attract several visitors to the region, who buy and take various regional products for when they return home. In the Mercado dos Lavradores, fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, flowers, among other things characteristic of the region are sold, and there are also small establishments where you can have your coffee and enjoy a good snack. This is a very characteristic environment of Madeiran culture, full of animation and joy that the sounds, smells and colors provide.
Visit the old town of Funchal
The old town of Funchal is a place that you cannot miss when visiting the region. According to the history of the region, it was in the old part of the city of Funchal that the first settlement of the city was born. When you visit funchal madeira, give priority to this magnificent place that has unique characteristics, from the narrow streets, to the facades of old houses that are considered to be of great architectural and heritage value.
In this historic area of the city, you can find several restaurants and enjoy a beautiful typical Madeiran dish as well as other dishes to your taste. In the center of the Old Town, you will find the chapel of Corpo Santo, one of the few 16th century buildings in the region and one of the oldest streets in the city, Rua de Santa Maria. In addition, you will find other unique features of this area of the island that you can enjoy, without haste.
Try the typical food of Madeira
In the city of funchal, you can enjoy magnificent traditional or not restaurants, which provide you with an unforgettable gastronomic experience, allowing you to enjoy a typical meal from the Madeiran region, while enjoying a magnificent view of the sea and part of Madeira Island.
In several bars around the city center, you can enjoy a good cocktail or, a typical drink from Madeira Island, such as the well-known poncha or the Nikita drink, along with some appetizers. In addition, you can enjoy the famous bolo do caco with butter and garlic, a good peixe espada, the espetada de carne de vaca em pau de louro, among other traditional and unique dishes.
When you’re visiting Funchal, Madeira, be sure to enjoy one of the best experiences offered by the region, an unforgettable gastronomic experience, along with a unique landscape, which you can only find on Madeira.
Get on the cable car, in funchal
The cable car from Funchal, is located in the old part of the city of Funchal and joins the Funchal to Monte in around 15 minutes. In addition, this provides you with a magnificent trip, through a panoramic view from Funchal to the mountains that make up the parish of Monte.
This means of transport covers seven places, being able to travel with family or with a group of friends observing during the whole trip, an unforgettable landscape that the nature of the region provides to its visitors. Upon arrival at the site, you will be able to visit the Monte Palace Tropical Garden and also the Monte Church, where is the tomb of Carlos de Habsbourg, the last emperor of Austria.
In this parish, you will find a lot of nature and its characteristics, which will convey tranquility and in which you will be able to appreciate immense beauty. When visiting Funchal Madeira, be sure to take this cable car route that will bring you good memories and unique moments.
Take boat trips
On Madeira Island you will find several tourist attractions that make your stay unforgettable. One of the great and beautiful attractions of the city of Funchal is the boat trips, so you can enjoy a moment of tranquility and relax, during your vacation.
One of the boat trips that attracts many visitors to the city center is the Catamaran Sea Born, which allows passengers to watch dolphins, whales and turtles. If you take this tour during the summer, you can dive and swim, along with the species, while enjoying a unique view of the region and its nature.
In addition to the Catamaran Sea Born tour, you can do other boat trips, namely in the Nau de Santa Catarina, in Bonita da Madeira, in the Rota dos Cetáceos, among others. Also from Funchal, you can take a boat trip to the Porto Santo Island, belonging to the Madeira archipelago. On the other hand, you can also visit the deserted islands and discover different marine and terrestrial species.
The city of Funchal has a lot to offer its residents and visitors
Come visit funchal madeira and all the attractions that this city of Madeira Island provides to all its visitors. In this region you can get to know the island’s customs and traditions, enjoying and enjoying good typical dishes of the island, along with beautiful landscapes that nature offers you.
When visiting the city of Funchal, do not miss the Cathedral of Funchal, cultural heritage of the Madeira Island and all the museums that tell a little of the history of the region and that are located in Funchal. This is an island with many animations and prepared to provide you with a dream stay, do not waste any more time, come and visit Madeira Island and the city of Funchal.
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