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Inside Background
According to the Madeira Tourist Board's website the island has very little...
Last edited: June 19, 2007
Some say João Gonçalves Zarco discovered Funchal—off the coast of Portugal’s...
Last edited: January 12, 2007
Tourist Board information for Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of...
Last edited: May 25, 2009
Madeira weather is incredibly even-tempered, for its mean temperature hovers in...
Last edited: May 06, 2010
Inside Transportation
Once you arrive in Funchal, according to one TripAdvisor Member, “your first...
Last edited: September 01, 2008
Tourists are wasting money, so here is the simplest explanation for how Funchal...
Last edited: March 05, 2015
Funchal is a walker’s city with easy-to-navigate streets, friendly locals to...
Last edited: July 02, 2015
Inside Things to Do
Madeira is known for many things, and its delectable wine and beautiful...
Last edited: June 18, 2010
A perfect place to spend an afternoon or morning, Madeira Magic is a mix of...
Last edited: June 28, 2008
Just as people and pets often reflect the characteristics of their name, some...
Last edited: July 21, 2008
Funchal There is so many things to do and see in Funchal, that you will need a...
Last edited: July 21, 2008
The past is truly present in Funchal and is on display at several city museums...
Last edited: June 28, 2006
Curral da Freiras  This place and the turning, twisting road up to it is worth...
Last edited: May 07, 2013
It’s no coincidence that Funchal has the word “fun” as part of its name. For...
Last edited: June 28, 2006
The cable car from the seafront is a spectacular way to visit Monte; but it can...
Last edited: May 12, 2010
A good start to explore a levada that drops down into Funchal from the West is...
Last edited: June 13, 2016
The Monte cable car runs from the Old Town area of Funchal to Monte which is...
Last edited: January 12, 2012
Located in Monte, this wonderful public garden is a must to visit for anyone...
Last edited: December 07, 2010
This is a tiny little village situated on the north side of the island but a...
Last edited: December 07, 2010
This is a fascinating place and is ideal if it’s raining or sunny because its...
Last edited: June 23, 2016
Levada walking on Madeira island is a unique opportunity to explore and...
Last edited: September 29, 2010
Go walking / trekking on Madeira with certified mountain guides who speak your...
Last edited: May 02, 2011
Blandy's Wine Lodge Right in the centre of the city, huge doors lead into a...
Last edited: April 09, 2013
The Chapel of Penha da França situated on the Rua Penha da França has an...
Last edited: June 04, 2014
A late 17th century house, built for the Count Calcada, is home to the vast and...
Last edited: May 05, 2009
Take a worthwhile trip to the Botanic Gardens in Funchal on the island of...
Last edited: April 23, 2008
The Madeira Story Centre is a spectacular interactive museum where you will...
Last edited: February 09, 2009
Housed in a former bishop's palace, this museum houses an extensive collection...
Last edited: May 04, 2009
 The Santa Clara Monastery was founded by Zarco's grandchildren on the site...
Last edited: May 03, 2009
WIcker Toboggan Sled Ride is a wonderfull way to go down the hill, but beware...
Last edited: February 20, 2009
This open market is a hive of activity, noise, color and high-energy, where you...
Last edited: May 04, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Portuguese/Madeiran food can be a bit 'samey' over time and you'll find most...
Last edited: April 24, 2013
If you are staying near the Lido area there are several restaurants to choose...
Last edited: March 01, 2010
Check out the following dining options: Sabor da India - up a lane on opposite...
Last edited: June 22, 2008
Up market restaurant serving quality food off Rua da Alfandega, set in an old...
Last edited: October 30, 2015
Authentic little restaurant in the Old Town, specialising in seafood...
Last edited: February 08, 2009
Il Gallo D'Oro is the gourmet restaurant belonging to the five star The Cliff...
Last edited: July 27, 2010
Friendly, family-run restaurant just a stone's throw away from the cathedral
Last edited: July 16, 2009
Inside Portugal: For Foreign Visitors
The currency for Portugal is the Euro. In the ALGARVE region  you can...
Last edited: July 11, 2016
Border crossings When travelling between Portugal and another Schengen country...
Last edited: June 15, 2015
In the event of a serious emergency (medical/ambulance, fire, and police...
Last edited: August 24, 2016
A few basic Portuguese phrases include: Hello...
Last edited: May 12, 2016
This is some Useful Te... Information   oo ( zero zero ) is the International...
Last edited: January 04, 2012
Tipping Tipping in Portugal is just as important as in other parts of the...
Last edited: August 09, 2015
Changing Currencies in Alvor There is a small kiosk right opposite the...
Last edited: June 11, 2015
Watch Your Baggage When traveling in Portugal/Spain/Italy by train.  Keep your...
Last edited: June 11, 2015
Please visit the  http://www.visitp...   to look through a wealth of...
Last edited: May 11, 2016