5 days in Funchal Itinerary
— 4 nights
Tue, Aug 16 - Sat, Aug 20
Funchal — 4 nights
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.Your day by day itinerary now includes Madeira Mandolin Orchestra. Change things up with a short trip to Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools in Porto Moniz (about 54 minutes away). Spend the 18th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, take some stellar pictures from Cabo Girao, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Funchal day trip planner.
If you are flying in from Iceland, the closest major aiport is Madeira Airport. In August, daytime highs in Funchal are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C.
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