Funchal Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Funchal

Armazém do Mercado

Tours & Tickets

Skip shopping for ordinary souvenirs and instead head to Funchal’s Armazém do Mercado, or Market Warehouse. The cultural and commercial hub is located in Funchal’s old quarter, and allows ...  Read more

Madeira Botanical Gardens

More than 2,000 plants populate this science and culture center in the heart of Madeira. The garden, which has been open since 1960, is divided into five main sections. The indigenous area showcases ...  Read more

Madeira Story Centre

This modern museum pays homage to Madeira’s rich history and colorful culture. Visitors can begin their chronological journey through the island’s history at the entrance level, where the Madeira’s ...  Read more

Monte Palace Tropical Gardens

Lush Japanese gardens, brilliant tropical flowers and scenic river bridges may be part of what draws travelers to this botanical destination, but what makes a trip to Monte Palace Tropical Garden ...  Read more

Museum of Natural History (Municipal Museum of Funchal)

Rare fish and examples of unique Madeira plant life are on display at this historic museum located in the former residence of the Count of Carvalhal. Since about 1850, botanists and biologists have ...  Read more

Nossa Senhora do Monte Church

Tours & Tickets

The Nossa Senhora do Monte Church is the most important pilgrimage site on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The original church was built in 1741 on top of the foundations of an old chapel that ...  Read more

Santa Maria

Designed to replicate the original Santa Maria that brought Christopher Columbus to America in 1492, this massive ship has become a destination for marine lovers and history enthusiasts alike. With ...  Read more

Se Cathedral of Funchal

One of only a handful of late fifteenth century structures to survive the test of time, this Gothic-style cathedral is evidence of an impressive history and rich architectural past. Its impressive ...  Read more

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