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Monte Cable Car

Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
+351 291 780 280
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A must do

This is an amazing experiance loved every minute .The Tropical Gardens are up there somewhere else... read more

Reviewed yesterday
patriciahunter1940
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
A ride with a view

The cable car ride is about 15 to 20 mins ride from edge of the old town to the top Monte. You can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Simone_hammy_bunny
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England
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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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+351 291 780 280
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing experiance loved every minute .The Tropical Gardens are up there somewhere else a must see.

Thank patriciahunter1940
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cable car ride is about 15 to 20 mins ride from edge of the old town to the top Monte. You can sit comfortably and admire the view of the landscape and sea around you. You can buy single, return or combi tickets with...More

Thank Simone_hammy_bunny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At 16euros return and 11euro pp one way, it's quite expensive but a must do. On the decent we took the toboggan ride which was fun and unique at 35e for 2 it lasts around 10mins. Beware of overpriced taxis at the bottom of the...More

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely experience. Great views of Funchal and harbour. Lovely restaurant at the top and of course the amazing sleigh ride

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great experience and views of Madeira and good value. Easy to get to and plenty to see and do once at top of Monte including a café and tropical gardens. Limited choice of taxis to return down to Town so make sure that you...More

Thank William Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Because it was a Sunday time was limited, and so we decided to take the advice of a taxi driver called Tony, who drove us to the top of the Monte, dropping us first at the Church...it was beautiful, and a fantastic view down to...More

Thank christina b
Reviewed 2 days ago

We got the combi ticket to use the main cable car and entrance to the botanical gardens via a second cable car. Excellent day out, and we didn't even use our return ticket as we tried the famous toboggan ride back down the mountain!

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the cable car up to Monte early on in our holiday and it was well worth it. Views are terrific and the system is modern and well maintained. The journey was pleasingly long and ended where we could easily reach the entrance to...More

Thank SteveA371
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really has to be done. Views from the cable car are fantastic. Gardens are well worth a visit. Do the toboggan run coming down it's the best

Thank 1960TracyF
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a lovely way to see all over Funchal. We were lucky to have a clear day so had brilliant views. The cable car was comfortable and the ride was smooth. Not the most ideal trip for anyone with a fear of heights!

Thank Hannah G
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Alicia K
9 August 2017|
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Response from Geordielass55 | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly spend as much time as you like at the top of the mountain and either get cable car back (16 Euro return or 11 single trip) if you grt toboggan down it is 25 Euro.
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Maz4804
2 August 2017|
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Response from cazm652015 | Reviewed this property |
i don't know the answer.
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Karen A
1 August 2017|
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Response from Geordielass55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes.You can get the bus from outside the hotel.
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