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Funchal Travel Guide

Where is Funchal?

Sometimes it's great to travel without a plan, but even the most spontaneous adventurers will want to have a basic understanding of where Funchal sits on the map.

It's located roughly 600 miles southwest of Lisbon District, the national capital, and 4 miles west of Canico.

You can forget about the big-name attractions — it's the locals that make a place tick. In this part of Madeira Island, you'll find 100,000 of them.

Places to Visit in Funchal

This area features several terrific attractions, including the Botanical Garden and the Monte Palace Gardens.

Take a walk through the stunning gardens of Palheiro Gardens. Admire the wide range of plants, see if you can spot some wildlife or simply kick back in the grass. Want some more options? Whether you're a fan of nature or just looking for a fun way to spend a day, Museum of Natural History is well worth checking out. But that's not all! Spend some time hanging out and taking in the history of Town Square.

Car Rentals in Funchal

Adventure is out there, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own wheels. See and do more by checking out car rentals in Funchal with the help of Orbitz.

Pick up a car after you touch down at Cristiano Ronaldo Airport and avoid the hassle of catching an expensive cab to your accommodation. Europcar and Alamo Rent A Car are just a hop, skip and jump away from baggage claim. You should also have a look at Enterprise and Hertz.

Get your rental car in the heart of the city and you'll be out on the bustling streets in no time. The best outlet here is Avis at Funchal Apt.

Where to stay in Funchal – Hotel Accommodation

Don't waste time and money. Reserve one of 125 hotels in Funchal and begin planning all your experiences.

Here on the island, you'll have a great number of hotel options. Those who are after luxury will adore the Belmond Reid's Palace or the Hotel Royal Savoy. Alternatively, the Residencial Monte Verde and the A Casa do Caseiro are some excellent less-expensive choices. Save your cash for memorable Funchal activities and experiences!

Nearest Airports to Funchal

It can be daunting landing in a foreign place, but the more you know about your destination, the easier it'll be. The closest airport to Funchal is Cristiano Ronaldo Airport (FNC). It sits 8 miles to the northeast of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Funchal

If you've checked out the best of Funchal and have more time up your sleeve, don't fret! Just 16 miles away is Calheta, and there's no lack of activities on offer here. Ponta Do Sol Beach is the perfect place to start learning the culture of this destination. The Beachside Square and Eglise de Faja da Ovelha are also well worth visiting. If this isn't what you're after, try Porto Moniz. Just 19 miles away, this destination is home to more noteworthy attractions including Porto Moniz Natural Pools, Fanal Protected Area and 25 Fontes and Cascada da Risco. Spend a day or two here to check them all out!

No Cancellation Fees

Whether you've changed your tune or your plans have shifted for some other reason, we won't request a fee if you need to cancel or change your booking. As we can't say the same for your hotel or airline, it might be wise to contact them about their policies.

Top Rated Hotels for your Funchal Vacation

The Cliff Bay
The Cliff Bay
5.0 out of 5.0 Estrada Monumental 147, Funchal
Free Cancellation
$228
4.8/5 (4 reviews)

Staff at the reception unfriendly and helpless. the worst part, the staff walked into my room when we aren’t there.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019
Guests of The Cliff Bay enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ...
Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel
Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 Largo Antonio Nobre, Funchal
Free Cancellation
$120
4.9/5 (8 reviews)

Beautiful spot nice room great breakfast will definitely be back

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020
Guests of Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel have access to a marina, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. If you drive, self parking is EUR 20 per ...
Vidamar Resort Madeira - Dining Around, Free Dinner
Vidamar Resort Madeira - Dining Around, Free Dinner
5.0 out of 5.0 Estrada Monumental 175-177, Funchal, Madeira
Free Cancellation
$207
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

stunning setup at the cliff. very nice rooms. good restaurants, except for the main restaurant (the buffet is horrible)

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2013
Vidamar Resort Madeira - Dining Around, Free Dinner features a full-service spa, 2 indoor pools, and 4 outdoor pools. If you drive, self parking is EUR 20 per ...

Things To Do during your Funchal Vacation

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