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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 great view

Soaring up to Monte you get great views as you glide up to the top of the mountain. Feels slower... read more

Reviewed today
Richard T
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London, United Kingdom
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Quite an experience

Very modern base station to start from. Do check exactly what you get with each ticket, there is no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
A M
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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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 today via mobile

Soaring up to Monte you get great views as you glide up to the top of the mountain. Feels slower than it looks. Very efficient system and great frequency. A bit chaotic at the top. Could do with better signposting and where to go.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed yesterday

Very modern base station to start from. Do check exactly what you get with each ticket, there is no reduction for Seniors. There is the seemingly obligatory pause for the photo which is presented to you on arrival. The cabins are clean and look fairly...More

Thank A M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It goes up and down, it's clean and frequent, what else is there to say?? Oh it drops you off just round the corner from the toboggan run, so ignore the taxi drivers accosting you at the top.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don't like heights, so used this purely to get to Monte. That said, the views were good, and the service efficient.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed yesterday

We bought a combined ticket for what we thought was the cable car and the Tropical Gardens but despite asking three times and being assured that was what we had, we discovered that the garden was the Botanical Gardens and included a second cable car...More

Thank HantsSuperGran
Reviewed yesterday

I drive in the countries we visit so as usual, we had a hire car. We were heading for the Monte Palace Gardens. I was planning to drive all the way to the top of the mountain instead of taking the Teleferico Cable Car. My...More

Thank Raymond1960Edinburgh
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went up to Monte as part of our red bus ticket. Had lunch up there and decided to get the cable car back down. Great decision. The views were fabulous all the way down and my husband darted from side to side taking photos. I...More

Thank Great_ani_Mal
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great point of view of the Funchal. Just must go. But look out for taxi drivers in front of the entrance, they offering rides to Monte and those offers are much more expensive than ride in two ways with cable car.

Thank MeHoww
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice cable car ride up to Monte, rather expensive for what it is, but it's the sort of thing you need to do once.

Thank skyeblue42
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the cable car up monte and then another one over to the botanical gardens, not very busy at the time so had carriage to ourselves. The views from both are excellent and the extent that you can see is excellent.

Thank Aberdeen55
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stuart w
20 September 2017|
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Response from Trevor M | Reviewed this property |
It's 16euros return or 11euros one way toboggan 30euros for 2 people, walk rest of the way down takes 30 min. Taxis are a rip off as they lie and tell you it's over a1.30hr walk.
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Alicia K
10 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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