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“More interesting then by taxi” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Monte Cable Car

Monte Cable Car
Ranked #3 of 125 things to do in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Belgium
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“More interesting then by taxi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Nice views, special feeling. Quite expensive but worth the while. Taxi is cheaper (25 euro from the Golden Residence) but this is more fun.

Visited February 2013
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“up up and away”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Loved every minute of it, a great experience well organised and enjoyable. It was amazing who different everything looked going up as to going down!

Visited December 2012
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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“Fair value and the best way to go to Monte.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Great vues up and down. Fair value. Much better than driving and departs from downtown, so no hassel. Recommended.

Visited February 2013
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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“Nice trip if you like heights”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Thought this was reasonably good value for a main attraction in funchal, was ten euros one way or fifteen euro return. I'm not a big lover of heights so I faced up instead of down. Takes about ten minutes to get to the top (monte). We only got a one way ticket as came down on a taboggen (not as scary as it looks) which is a must do!monte was a lovely place with a church and nice gardens which we didn't look round because it was raining.really good trip if in funchal as gets you out of the hustle and bustle of the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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“Monte Cable Car”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

A great ride from the centre of the city, beside the Hotel Santa Maria. Great views and once at the top, either a chair ride down the hill, or another cable car to the botanical gardens. Wonderful views, great plants, nice for a cup of tea.

Visited January 2013
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