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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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Great views and a nice ride over the city. A little bit expensive but quite worth it. Wear warm! The temperatures are lower than in the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great views and a nice ride over the city. A little bit expensive but quite worth it. Wear warm! The temperatures are lower than in the city.

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Farnborough
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are going to the Botanical Gardens or there about then the best way to get there is via the cable car. If I recall it takes around 15mins to do the trip and you do get a very good view of Funchal and out to sea. Also interesting just looking down on the local habitats from above. We... More 

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Thank AlanF
Germany
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth the visit and walk through the area. While not the trip of a life time, it is enjoyable and lets you see another community in contrast to the city center.

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Thank Gary P
cambridgeshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have a fear of heights but decided that I would give it a go even if it meant holding on to my partner for dear life. I did not need to. It was amazing and I was able to enjoy the views and have the photos to prove it

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Thank farmerswife09
Funchal, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fabulous ride on the cable car from the seafront promenade to the mountain of Monte. The trip takes about 10 minutes and gives fantastic panoramic views. It begins by travelling over the rooftops of the old town, before climbing over the roads and up the steep gorge. Very good value for money.

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Thank brian m
Calne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was pouring with rain the day we went, but we still took the trip. Apparently, the rain slows the ride a little, but it was tremendous fun, nonetheless. Go up by cable car - amazing views, then down by toboggan. Such an iconic, Madeiran thing - historic origins. Was completely safe - anyone could do it. It has to be... More 

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Thank SallyDennis12
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great views of the city, takes about 15 minutes to the top. Comfortable and friendly staff. €10 per person while we were there, and the wooden sled back down is €30 for a 2 person sled. A taxi then from the wooden sled finishing point was €20, so €70 round trip - not cheap, but good fun. You can walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes I am terrified of heights,so closed my eyes till I got to the top ,and its worth it when you get there ,

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely traditional view of Funchal! The views are simply stunning! The cost is €10 euros per adult one way (€15 for a round trip) we only got the cable car up the mountain so we could enjoy the wicker baskets down! Not one of you're afraid of heights!!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable day but wear comfortable shoes/trainers if you want to walk around the gardens. The tiny church near the Quinta is well worth a look. It's tiled pictures are beautiful and the cherubs look like real babies.

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