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Monte Cable Car

Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
+351 291 780 280
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Nice experience but bit pricey

We travelled on the cable car to Monte. A 20 minute journey for 4 which cost approximately £50... read more

Reviewed yesterday
fernbank
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Ultra modern terminal very efficient ticketing and quite reasonable fares .Great views well worth... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Terry S
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travelled on the cable car to Monte. A 20 minute journey for 4 which cost approximately £50. Felt this was a bit expensive. Great view though

Thank fernbank
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ultra modern terminal very efficient ticketing and quite reasonable fares .Great views well worth the trip. Lovely gardens and restaurants at the top . At its best on a clear sunny day .

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth taking the cable car to the top of the mountain. The views are stunning and you have a birds eye view of Funchal on the way up. We took the toboggan down ( which was so much fun) and picked a taxi up...More

Thank Susan7757
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very enjoyable experience on the cable car, no queues mid afternoon. We didn't do the gardens but could see quite a bit of it when walking around at the top. Walked up the steep steps to the church, lovely views! Watched the tabogans, looked a...More

Thank paulinec26
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pricey and not really worth the fare. €16 return . Views over the hills good but thats it. Once at the top a cafe, gardens that you need pay entrance fee to get in, and small pub.

Thank alvis5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In fact you have to go up in the one cable car to reach Monte from Funchal, where the impressive Monte Palace Gardens are, then get another shorter ride there and back to reach the botanical garden. But they are both well worth a visit....More

Thank Cibea
Reviewed 2 days ago

We set off late to arrive at the top after 12:30. While we weren't rushed we could have used an extra hour or two to ensure we saw everything. The trip is smooth (no wind when we went). When we got to the top we...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went 13 July and it cost us €11 each for a one way ticket. Views from the cable car were fantastic and some of the locals gardens were also very pretty. There was a long queue but it went down very quickly.

Thank sharonevans312
Reviewed 4 days ago

First, the SF trolley system is a really fun experience when visiting the city by the Bay. Funchal's Monte Cable Car however wowed us and was a great platform to see and explore the city. It's best to use Monte Cable Car before 11am or...More

1  Thank goose3nbc
Reviewed 4 days ago

had a fantastic day with return trip on cable car Amazing views to be seen followed by day at Gardens & toboggan ride. BEWARE OF TAXI DRIVERS WILL CHARGE YOU eu20 to go only 2km back up to cable car if able just walk

Thank susiebloo
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southall64
July 20, 2017|
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Response from woodsy_l | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase several different combinations of tickets from the cable car terminal on the promenade in Funchal - single, return and entry to the botanical gardens. We found the prices of these tickets to be exactly the... More
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solostar
July 15, 2017|
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Response from xrachxxx | Reviewed this property |
It's an easy walk along the front and also frequent buses. Enjoy
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crosscreek7
June 9, 2017|
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Response from sonal d | Reviewed this property |
The start of the cable car is very close to the sea and the fishing side of Madeira
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