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Took the Red Bus / On-Off to the closest stop and walked up the many steps to the church. Takes a while and there are W/C's and a small rest. outside. Very nice church and then we took the tabaggon ride down. There is a...More
The cable car journey is simply a must do for any first time visitor to Funchal. You can buy combined tickets to include the botanical gardens in Monte but if you just want the cable car journey there are ticket machines with English, German, French...More
Good views over Funchal and a 15 - 20 min journey up to Monte , luckily with no queues on the day we visited .
The tickets are quite expensive and for anyone on a tight budget I would suggest getting the bus up as...More
We decided to go on the cable car on the last full day of our holiday, and really enjoyed the experience.
On the way up to Monte you get a great view of the city below.
Monte is certainly a worthwhile visit, and the cable...More
Excellent cable car ride which terminates opposite the entrance to the gardens, its not cheap and doesn't include entrance to the gardens at Monte. If you buy the 'inclusive ticket' you are adding a second cable car ride to The Botanical gardens which includes your...More
It is 11 euros one way and 16 euros return. If you do the toboggan be carful of the taxi drivers trying to rip you off, there is a fairly regular bus back down about a 5 mins walk from the bottom of the toboggan ride (just... More
It is 11 euros one way and 16 euros return. If you do the toboggan be carful of the taxi drivers trying to rip you off, there is a fairly regular bus back down about a 5 mins walk from the bottom of the toboggan ride (just check with the Horrarios bus company enquiries near the cable car bottom station, think it is the No 20 bus).