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Monte Cable Car

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Address: Avenida do Mar | Jardim do Almirante Reis, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291 780 280
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Fabulous view

A "must do" trip that is'nt expensive that gives you a 360 degree view of the Funchal Bay all the way up to the Mont Mountain. Fun to do with friends, family or even by yourself... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A "must do" trip that is'nt expensive that gives you a 360 degree view of the Funchal Bay all the way up to the Mont Mountain. Fun to do with friends, family or even by yourself. A fabulous way to see Funchal and in a fun way! It's nice for 6 people but I wouldn't recommend more than that. Breathtaking... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on the cable car with my wife. We also paid for the garden at the top, which was a waste of money. There is a buggy to take you round, I think it's about 4 euros each. However, on this occassion the batteries on the buggy were flat, so couldn't go round. You can go round on foot, I... More 

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Thank Tony K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great way to go from the sea to Monte , during which you get a beautiful eye view of funchal , its houses rooftops and gardens . Once at the top you get to the see the church and all its green lush surroundings .

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Thank Carlosifer
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monte is a pleasant superb high above funchal worth seeing, great views and gardens up there, I always find cable cars great to go up and this was no exception... best way to see the port, usually with cruise ships in. One way fare pricy e10 but here to see and do.......... at the top... make sure you do the... More 

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Thank ChilliAndGarlic
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always enjoy getting the Cable car up to Monte, then walking around Monte, lovely Church. Then we visit the Monte Gardens, which are lovely.

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Thank SussexPeter_12
Holly, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the views and our ride to the top and back. We also did some exploring, visited the church and watched the tobagon rides. The only thing I didn't like was the annoying photo they show you at the top for ten euros. The photographer took a awful photo at the last minute as she was talking to... More 

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Thank Mary V
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Could not have missed this , going back early 2017 will do again !!! My husband was not so comfortable going on the car . But he sat back and relaxed enjoyed the stunning views .

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Thank swim023
Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a nice trip an the view was really good. The church is small, but it´s worth it to go up and visit it.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I found it slightly scary as the whole car wobbles when someone stands up in it! The views are great, birds eye views of so many ruined houses damaged by storms on the hill! There would be a pile of tiles and bricks and then a random washing machine standing undamaged. The price is good and the car only takes... More 

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Thank TravellingOrange
Whalley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The quick and easy way to get to the top of Alto Monte. A nice easy paced cable car with no swing! Views are fantastic as you make the trip but disturbing to see the aftermath of the recent fires. Reasonable return price as well. This will take you up to the toboggan rides and also the gardens.

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