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Funchal Travel Guide

In recent years, Funchal has grown in popularity enormously as more and more people have discovered the sheer joy of enjoying a holiday on the beautiful island of Madeira. This speck of land in the Atlantic captures the Portuguese culture perfectly, while also retaining a unique identity. Madeira is a great destination for a summer holiday, and on account of its reputation as a quiet and relaxing place to stay, is particularly popular with couples rather than families, although there are plenty of facilities on offer for visitors of any age.

Attractions in Funchal

Make time in Funchal to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Funchal attractions include the sandy beaches is one of the best. Other popular sights like the friendly locals are also well worth seeking out. Funchal’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Funchal city tour before you travel and allow our expert Funchal based guides to show you some of Funchal’s hidden treasures.

Funchal Sporting Guide

Funchal’s favourite pastime is Football, which is played by the CS Maritimo who play at Estadio dos Barreiros. The biggest event in the Funchal sporting calendar is undoubtedly the Sailing Grand Prix at the coastal waters and is quite a spectacle!

Attractions in Funchal

Make time in Funchal to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Funchal attractions include the sandy beaches is one of the best. Other popular sights like the friendly locals are also well worth seeking out. Funchal’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Funchal city tour before you travel and allow our expert Funchal based guides to show you some of Funchal’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Funchal

Discover the best time to visit Funchal with our guide to the climate of Funchal. The table below shows the average temperatures in Funchal over the course of a year in Funchal.

Funchal Driver's Guide

All you need to drive legally in Funchal is your standard UK driving license. For safety in Portugal, check your license is valid prior to travel to Funchal. In Funchal, as with the rest of Portugal, you must drive on the right side of the road. For your convenience, you can book car hire in Funchal in advance of travel to Portugal and there are several car hire offices in Funchal where you can pick up your car.

Your Guide to Funchal Airport

Aeroporto da Madeira is around 14 miles to the northeast of Funchal. The airport's IATA code is FNC, and flights there take 4.5 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Funchal is simple, and taxis are plentiful. Aeroporto da Madeira has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Funchal.

Funchal Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Funchal, or just need some advice, the Funchal British Consulate is the place to go.

British Honorary Consul
Avenida de Zarco 2, CP 417
9000-956 Funchal
Madeira

Telephone: (351) (291) 212 860 867

Funchal Fact File

City Name: Funchal
Country: Portugal
Language: Portuguese
Currency: Euro
Time Difference: GMT
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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