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Funchal— 6 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.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Ponta de Sao Lourenco (in Machico) and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz). Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, admire the natural beauty at Botanická zahrada Madeira, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Catarina Park, and steep yourself in history at Monte Palace Tropical Garden.
To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Funchal vacation trip planner.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Madeira Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Funchal
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Laurissilva Forest, Cabo Girao
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