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City break in Funchal. Active leisure ideas for Funchal - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The view from the Reids Palace in September 2009 towards the Cliff Bay Hotel in Funchal Funchal is a great resort for those who prefer to spend time in the fresh air. There are magnificent beaches and a lot of beautiful places to walk, a number of attractive markets for shopping and cutting-edge nightclubs for fans of bright parties. The biggest public beach on the island, Praia Formosa, is situated in the city. Formally, it is divided into several seating areas, some of which are sandy and some are rocky.
Funchal is pleased to offer its guests a wide range of dining places for every taste and budget. Among local restaurants and cafes there are quite original places, such as Cantinho dos … Open
The beach is equipped to a high standard; it has repeatedly won prestigious awards for high environmental performance. In addition to many sporting venues and welcoming restaurants, there are several play areas for children on the beach. A perfect holiday destination for the whole family is the pool complex Ponta Gorda. It has great leisure facilities for both adults and youngest visitors.
The main beach is connected with the more compact and picturesque Doca do Cavacas beach. Fans of peaceful and quiet environment would like remote beaches of Praia de Sao Tiago and Praia do Gorgulho. There is a wide range of attractive leisure facilities for fans of scenic natural places. Fabulously beautiful tropical garden Monte, Quinta do Boa Vista striking with an abundance of exotic flower and the Pregetter's garden with its extensive collection of orchids are favorite holiday destinations among resort’s guests. Jardim de Sao Francisco is perfect for hiking. Fans of fun trips can book an exciting horse ride in the Quinta do Riacho center. Copyright
The picturesque city with a history covering more than five centuries has a lot of unique and interesting national holidays. The name of Funchal derives from fennel, because several … Open
Those who love shopping would find the Workers' Market very attractive; it’s worth to go there in search of unique souvenirs. In addition to souvenirs, market represents a decent selection of fruits and vegetables, seafood and exotic treats. As for the nightlife, the confident leader among entertainment places is the Copacabana dance club; it would be great for fans of loud music and dancing until dawn. Those who prefer to relax in peaceful ambience enjoy the Hole in One pub; it boasts a large selection of drinks and original treats.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Funchal and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Funchal
♥   Nature Park 'Madeira' , 14.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Laurisilva of Madeira' , 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Funchal
♥   Restaurant 'Armazém do Sal' Funchal. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'William' Funchal. Type - Classic cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'The Dining Room' Funchal. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Il Gallo d’Oro' Funchal. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Goya' Funchal. Type - French. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Portugal

An amusement park located not too far from the large water park “Vila Real”, will please fans of active recreation with the opportunity to climb the rocks, play paintball or mini-golf, go mountaineering, ride a bike through the mountains, or participate in archery events. The connoisseurs of a more peaceful kind of entertainment will appreciate the orienteering and path-finding, as well as horseback riding. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Funchal

Guide to your best city break in Funchal - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Funchal - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Funchal?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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