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Review of Monte Cable Car

Monte Cable Car
Ranked #3 of 125 things to do in Funchal
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Views were amazing but gets very busy where the bigger cruise ships are in port. I think this is a must if you are visiting Madeira

Visited January 2013
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“Lovely views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We were lucky enough to travel very early in the day and had a car to ourselves. Monte was fairly quiet when we arrived and we did the VERY steep Monte to Terreiro da Luta walk. Worth it for the views but hard on the knees!

Visited January 2013
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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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“Great scenic ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

A slow journey over the rooftops with great views of Funchal and out to sea. Discount off visits to The Tropical Garden and the Botanic Garden available!

Visited January 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Top of Funchal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Take a trip on the cable car from Funchal promenade 10 euro one way or 15 return to see the city of Funchal unfold below you to the top at Monte where you can take the traditional toboggan ride back to Funchal or once you have seen the sights at Monte take a short walk to the Barossa Cable car to the well renowned Funchal Tropical Gardens if you are feeling fit a good gentle walk down to Funchal is well within your limitations otherwise a cab or the regular bus service.

Visited January 2013
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London
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“Good views from the cable car”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I'd recommend the cable car to Monte for a half a day trip. The views from the car are spectacular as are the ones from the top. You may want to take the cable car up and go down via the toboggan ride. Quite expensive but fun.

Visited January 2013
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