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Monte Cable Car

Address: Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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Ranked #3 of 56 Attractions in Funchal
Type: Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Very efficient service, clean and very smooth journey. Wonderful views of Funchal and of course the toboggan ride down. Another not to miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

We loved it. The views are outstanding and we enjoyed chatting to the other people in our compartment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Cost effective way to get to/from Monte after stroll along promenade and be brave take tobbogan back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

nice modern cable car. buy a combined ticket with the gardens. easy to get on or off. my wife is afraid of heights but managed to enjoy 3 trips on the cable car as it felt very secure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit the views are fantastic! No queues when we went which was just before Christmas. Can recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

the best way to get to Monte and its attractions - 15mins 10 euros on way 15 euros return - also visit the market in funchal for all the fabulous fruits and veg to sample

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I read that it was not worth the money, but disagree. You get a very nice view in the cable car and the trip was longer than expected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

10 euro one way and 15 euro return,nice views over funchal,cable car takes 6 passengers,be aware when cruise ships are in it can take over an hour to get a cable car,when i went on the Tuesday the ques were about 500 people long at 12 a clock,i returned around 2 and walked straight trough to the cable cars

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

visited January 2015, worth giving this attraction a try fabulous views over Funchal, and once you reach top there are gardens to visit and peaceful areas to walk,advisable to take jacket or jumper this time of year as few degrees cooler at the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful cable car ride up to what felt like the top of Madeira. Gorgeous views in spacious climate controlled cable cars. So worth a ride in this attraction - very well organized at both ends as well. The obligatory photograph was well priced and very good.

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