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When in Funchal, you must spend at least a day wandering slowly around the Marina area and the old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Well Worth Spending a Day Pottering Around

The centre of Funchal is full of character and it is well worth spending a day pottering about... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Funchal, you must spend at least a day wandering slowly around the Marina area and the old town - they are on opposite sides of the street. The painted buildings are mostly in Santa Maria Street, but there are still quite a few...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The centre of Funchal is full of character and it is well worth spending a day pottering about. The painted doors are provocative and fun and, with over 80 restaurants to choose from, there is plenty else to do and see.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Small houses with decorated doors: the whole area is a painted colorful cavalcade! It is an ideal place if you want to enjoy a good environment, food at a reasonable price. Many of the restaurants are specialized in fish and serve delicious seafood rice dishes.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Just two short blocks from the cathedral his historic Center is beautiful and has several things to see including the Colegio Church and the city hall. Plan to spend some time here.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Funchal´s Old Town is known to locals as Zona Velha. It is a picturesque setting of narrow cobblestone streets lined by aged buildings with some dating back to the 15th century. An area that is full activities with a variety of shops, bars and restaurants....More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I was looking for things to review in Funchal which I might have missed. After spending about 6 weeks here, I had gathered a lot of knowledge. I am not too sure what this topic is really about, as Funchal (and Madeira), is all historic....More

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