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Avenida do Mar

Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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“sea front” (22 reviews)
“nice walk” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the drive to see amazing views . You're up in the clouds but the views are breathtaking. A must do

Thank mariaturner1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It all happens from here! This is where you pick up any bus, get the cable car, see public concerts, get pleasure sea trips, buy bus tickets and sit and watch the cruise ships and have snacks. Innovative sculpture is dotted along the route and...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large promenade with nice view on the cruise ships. Plenty of benches to sit on. Lots of food trucks offering all kinds of food.

Thank Koen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This once tranquil spot, where you could enjoy a relaxing stroll under the shade of the trees, is now a seething mass of commercialisation. The same can be said for most of Funchal. Once a pretty little town, with several distinguishing landmarks and easy to...More

2  Thank holidaymanWashington
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I enjoyed the busy atmosphere and architecture of this elegant street in the centre of Funchal. My other half hated it: the traffic fumes were awful.

Thank A1M2G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This boulevard alongside the water has plants, food trucks, nice new pavement and lots of people to watch. Too bad the busy street between the walking boulevard and the cafés and restaurants is disturbing the peace. For us it was to busy and smelling of...More

Thank traveladdict3500
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I realize the maderians had to rebuild after the terrible mud slides in 2010 but the sea wall walks are a monument to concrete and don't seem to have had any design or planning some areas have little black and white stone pathways others are...More

Thank dognobbler
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The promenade near the sea (the port is between the sea and the prom) is a nice flat walk. There are bars and restaurants to be found along its length. The restaurants are below you are sea / port level but there are a few...More

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Avenida do Mar is a wide boulevard, built, one has to think, not just for traffic, but to accommodate the many parades that Madeirans delight in. Then one part of the boulevard is closed for the parade whilst the other remains open. Ideal for celebrations....More

1  Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

very nice walk along the shore and marina of Funchal, a little bit too much concrete in some areas; combines the old town with marina and Santa Catarina Park

Thank Dany6402
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Monique D
Bonjour Muriel, patience patience, ce sera joli en 2016, le béton est bien travaillé par les Portuguais et Madériens, Ils sont obligés d'utiliser ce matériau du fait de la roche volcanique ... Je retourne à Funchal en juin, tiendrai TRIP ADVISOR au courant de l'évolutio des travaux, certes rebutants ...
7 January 2016|
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