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Monte Cable Car

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Address: Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Phone Number: +351-291-780-280
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We went to the cable car terminus on Funchal promenade and were puzzled by the choices offered which didn't seem properly explained. There was !5euros return , 23E including... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went to the cable car terminus on Funchal promenade and were puzzled by the choices offered which didn't seem properly explained. There was !5euros return , 23E including tropical garden entrance, 29E including botanical garden entrance and 23E with a yellow bus ride ? In fact the 15E return goes up to a café terminus station from where you... More 

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Alexandria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

it was a trip not to be missed .you will need to have a head for heights the views are astounding looking out to sea you will also get your picture taken which you can purchase when you get to the top

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

No long queues to get on all organised well. Great views up and down. Would be good to have a guide at the top to let you know what all there is. We wandered and found things for ourselves

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Fabulous views of the harbour from the cable car, and husband did the toboggan at the top too. A fabulous day!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The best view of the town and the port is from the cable car. You can see pretty much everything on the coastline. The cable car ride included the price of admission to the botanical gardens. The ride begins just near the port in the old town and goes all the way up to Monte.

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Granby, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

I am not one for heights but the ride up and down the mountain was most enjoyable. It was a clear day and the views were spectacular. No lines at 10:30 in the morning. Well worth the 15 euros round trip. It was not cold at the top although other travelers told us it would be. Got lots of great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable trip to the Monte Palace on the cable car. Felt very safe and was comfortable. Was 15 Euros for the round trip whci was reasonable. Well worth a visit to the tropical garden at the top and you can watch the famous toboggan ride if you don't want to have a go yourself.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We have done this a couple of times. The first time I was very nervous as I do not like the idea of being suspended by a wire over a yawning gap. However, I survived and tried it again on another trip to Madeira.The second time I was able to enjoy the views down the mountainside and over the water.... More 

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Sale Cheshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Quite expensive but not to be missed the views are remarkable & the system very impressive. Beware of the official photograph hawkers at the top of the ride

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My hubby and I both have dreadful memories of our one and only trip by cable car. (Both from different cars) We had checked bus timetables to avoid the cable car as it was a no no. After our first trip by coach up into the mountains I was so scared I believed the cable car could not be worse.... More 

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Address: Address: Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Phone Number: +351-291-780-280
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal

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