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Address: Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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Fantastic view

Fantastic view good value for money got to see a lot of the island, staff took good photo which were printed out when we got to the other side very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic view good value for money got to see a lot of the island, staff took good photo which were printed out when we got to the other side very good

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Up the cable car, down the toboggan ghats what Funchal is about. Ona good day the view is stunning. I imagine it can be scary in the wind, and if there is fog then a bit pointless, but there isn't one forcing you to go!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Built to access the Monte and Botanical gardens, this cable car starts at the seafront and climbs over three kilometres . It travels very slowly compared to ski resort gondolas but this is ideal for sight seeing. The journey crosses the rooftops of the old town and before it's final arrival at Monte goes over the spectacular gorge and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We took the trip up on the cable car and found it one of the most comfortable cable car trips we have been on. It travels at a rate that allows you to fully enjoy the scenery and it is so smooth, a great ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

A wonderful trip to an amazing mannkind work. Wonderful view all around, comfortable, safe. Friendly staff, one gets a panoramic view of the bay of funchal and the cliffs around, including the Funchal bay. A bit expensive, but not to miss!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Nice way to get to Monte and see the church etc. We noticed when the cruise ships are in and there are big queues the pods seem to go by a lot quicker, so we did our visit on a quiet day and it was a nice slow journey up and back

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A great way to get to Monte Gardens which are well worth a visit. Get a one way ticket and come down in a toboggan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a great way to get to Monte. The views were great looking back over Funchal and the Atlantic. Monte is good for the tropical gardens and the starting point for the Lavada Dos Tornos. Don't miss this if you are in Funchal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The best way to go up the Monte the views are spectacular both up and down the speed is smooth and lots of photo opportunities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely trip up to what feels like the top of the world!! Lovely clean cafe at the top with great staff too! Give it a go.

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