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Monte Cable Car

Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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Ranked #6 of 52 Attractions in Funchal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

I wasn't sure I would like this ride but I really enjoyed it, the men running were very competent . Ours even stopped to take our photographs with our camera. The views from the cable car are breathtaking, you can see most of the South side of the island and the colours of the flowers look lovely from thi hight.... More

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stirling
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Funchal is now very over built but the sea front should be good when finished I would definitely go back

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near Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Easy to access from our hotel- bought a combined Gardens and cable trip ticket at reduced price. We went early so stepped on with no queue and had car to ourselves. great views.

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bournemouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

be aware only goes to first stop on ticket, need to pay again for next bit if you want to see all the gardens, Buy one way and walk down to burn off some of the ice creams!

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Los Cristianos, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

It sound expensive but if you check out the twin tickets combining a park or gardens then worth it. The views are fantastic

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

a good way to get to the gardens and reasonably priced. a round trip is available if you dont want to come down on the toboggan

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cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

not bad value at 15 euro return per person. The botanical gardens are up at the top, but will cost as much again though. We decided just to have a walk around and a coffee and cake at the snack bar. Go up in the morning and be prepared for mist descending later. It is much cooler up there so... More

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Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

A great ride up the mountain, truly able to see the terrain and greenery. A real difference in climate at the top. Great fun and well worth a visit on a day when the sun takes a while to come out!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The cable ride is well worth it. We went up via cable and descended using the local transport. The bus ride was amazing to watch the driver just inches away from narrow walls. The views from the cable car were stunning and once at the top, Monte has allot to offer. A must see and do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The Monte cable car was worth doing and the views during the ascent were pretty spectacular. I understand why the Funchal residents whose homes the 'conveyor belt' of cable cars overlook are disgruntled at its existence though!

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