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Does Funchal have good restaurants?

Funchal dining has something to offer everyone. The Old Town is the most popular place to eat with traditional restaurants serving the finest Madeiran meat and fish dishes. The Lido area is perhaps the best place for families as the choice of menus can be more cosmopolitan at a range of prices.

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What is the weather like in Funchal?

Funchal stays consistently warm throughout the year with the weather being hot and dry in the summer and fairly mild in the winter.

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What excursions can I go on from Funchal?

There are bus tours heading north, south, east and west from Funchal to see the best of the stunning island of Madeira. Walking tours of the levadas are very popular too.

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Can I see whales from Funchal?

Yes, whale and dolphin watching trips operate frequently from Funchal. Go out on a catamaran to the most likely areas to see these magnificent creatures in their own environment.

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Is Cristiano Ronaldo from Funchal?

He is from the Santo Antonio neighbourhood of Funchal, and there is a museum dedicated to the footballer in town, the CR7 Museum.