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City Sightseeing Funchal

Estrada Monumental, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 603 085
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The island of Madeira is called the pearl of the Atlantic. It has unrivalled beauty and perfectly unites the history of a city with nature, creating a unique combination of traditions, colours and characteristics that contribute to the unequalled nature of the island. Douro Acima has been operating in Funchal since 2008. It offers a circuit that takes in the main points of the city, including one of the main points for breathtaking views - Pico dos Barcelos. Start: Estrada Monumental - Lido Duration: 90 min. Frequency: Every 30 min. Timetable: 9h30 - 17h Validity: 24 hours Ticket price: Adult: EUR 12; Child: EUR 6
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Estrada Monumental, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 603 085

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

These are hop on hop off buses.The 60 minute blue route takes you around the town and up to Monte where you can access the Botanical Garden and the toboggan run. The 90 minute red route takes you around the town then out to Camara...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The views from top of the bus were amazing, don't recommend sitting on the bottom floor as you won't see as much, but that can't be helped. The city route is brilliant and shows a wide variety of areas, all with stunning views. The actual...More

Thank LibbyShorty
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I bought a 5 day ticket which covers two bus routes, yellow which is Funchal and blue which goes to a nearby harbour town where you transfer to a smaller bus for a trip in to the mountains. You also get free transport on the...More

Thank Kengolf12
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Funchal is a spectacular harbour with the lush green, picturesque city, and its winding narrow streets, nestled in a terraced, natural amphitheater overlooking the Atlantic waters. Due to the distances, and the hillside terrain, this is a very good option for viewing Funchal from a...More

Thank global3adventure
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Luckily the bus stop was right by our hotel as the area is quite hilly, we did both the red and blue tour, the city spreads over such a vast area and up very high, some of the roads high up were a little tight...More

Thank toni t
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Meet The History Tellers is the best (and at arount 10 Euros per person the cheapest) 2 hour tour of Funchal organised by volunteer students who are excellent at describing the history and culture of Madeira. All the major buildings and parks are visited ending...More

Thank pauer99
Reviewed 29 May 2017

They have three routes, the red and and green were good but we paid for the blue route as well which goes to Monte but I wish now we went to this by cable car instead. Having said that the other lines were excellent allowing...More

Thank vivvy20
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

It is nice to let someone else do the driving, even though the route covers ground we know quite well. The red route covers more sights and lasts about 90 minutes. We chose the familiar red buses, which are known worldwide. The ticket lasts a...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We paid 30 Euros for two of us, and got on the double decker near the Lido. The earphones issued were tacky and you couldnt hear much as the engine was quite noisy as the bus chugged along. We drove up near Monte and around...More

Thank cherrypicker68
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Stopped off in Funchal as part of a cruise itinerary. WARNING!! Don't buy the city sightseeing ticket on the cruise ship as this will only cover one route - buy on the bus and for an extra €5 you get both tours (Red buses), yellow...More

Thank Ashgaroth24
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He is buried in St Isidoro in Madrid ?
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