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Must do in Funchal !

Great ride up, and perfect to combine with the Toboggan ride down ! Spectacular unobstructed views... read more

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BastaPASTAnMORE
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Breathtaking down the hill

Breathtaking but safe experience down the hill. Friendly staff. You can (or not) buy a picture... read more

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Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great ride up, and perfect to combine with the Toboggan ride down ! Spectacular unobstructed views of Funchal.

Thank BastaPASTAnMORE
Reviewed today

Breathtaking but safe experience down the hill. Friendly staff. You can (or not) buy a picture taken on the way. No pressure and low price.

Thank Stay332094
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This great piece of engineering whisks you almost 2000 feet above the town with fabulous views of Funchal and the harbour as you climb to Monte. You can't help feel sorry however for those residents in the small houses along the route who had their...More

Thank ralphwalker
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the trip up the mountain. Fantastic gardens at the top. Try to get up early to avoid the rush.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed the trip up and down on the cable car the views over Funchal are superb, you do need a head for heights

Thank Roger B
Reviewed yesterday

Make sure you go on a day when there are no Cruise ships in port as the queue is very long and you cannot pre book your tickets

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not for the fainthearted--this is a 15 minute ride high above the skyline of Funchal climbing over a mile up the steep slopes to the village of Monte. The views are spectacular and not to be missed.

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth going up to Monte, the cable car is excellent value and if you are into botanical gardens then buy the combo-ticket which gets you into the larger of the two - a little walk away and another cable car ride (through more photo...More

1  Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cable car great. Abit pricey though. Watch the extras that are optional like photographs.!! If getting taxi down they will try to rip u off. Pay no more than 10-15 euros. Cable car fit for purpose.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great ride and Very employable. Was asked for a tip at the end and some very pushy people selling photos. Don't let that put you off was great fun

Thank dhall7
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jacquelinesibbald
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline Anne R | Reviewed this property |
When we did the taboggan we were on a mini bus trip so we were dropped off, did the taboggan, then were picked up at the end of the ride. I know there are taxis available or if you don't mind walking, it is all down hill... More
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father22
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Richard R |
Not really. A collection of cafe's and restaurants.The cable car end points, the tropical gardens and the start of the wicker basket descents
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father22
August 25, 2018|
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Response from TwigsOxford | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. You can look up prices under Monte cable car.
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