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Funchal cable car

Enjoy the best view over Funchal

Opened in 2000, the cable car with 41 cabins will take you to the top of Funchal in just a few minutes. If you're a fan of photos of you in every place, do not worry, there is a photographer and your picture will be available upon arrival at Monte.


The cable car is open from 09:00 am to 06:00pm. The fare is 10 € (adults) and 5€ (children). If you are afraid of cable cars, don’t worry, it was built by an Austrian company (the Austrians, given the topography of their country, are people we can trust regarding cable cars)


The cable car will take you from Funchal to Monte .Once on top, you will enjoy the part of the city often called “The Sintra of Madeira”




Before you venture to take the cable, check if a cruise ship docked in Madeira that day! If that is the case please be patient because you will probably not be the only one on the file!


On your arrival in Monte enjoy the view but also, before you embark on long walks, public toilets. Madeira is a welcoming island with clean and free toilets. A detail that makes the difference and that will allow you to refresh and relieve yourself throughout the day. 


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