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Funchal´s Old Town

Rua Santa Maria
Rua Santa Maria

 

Cobblestones, Old buildings and much more…

 

Stroll through Funchal´s Old Town, one of Funchal´s main tourist hotpots, popular for its historical, architectural, gastronomical and artistic aspects.

 

Become enchanted by a picturesque setting of narrow cobblestone streets lined by aged buildings (some dating back to the 15th century) in an environment that is full of life and spirit, with a variety of shops, bars and restaurants.

What to do in Old Town Funchal?

This part of town is not only considered to have a great variety of restaurants, but also some of the best on the island. Dining in old town Funchal and tasting Madeira´s traditional cuisine is a must and will certainly not disappoint you.

Other main features of this area include the Mercado dos Lavradores (Farmer´s Market), the Madeira Story Centre, Forte São Tiago, The Bordal (Embroidery) Factory, the Cable Car Station to Monte and the Feira da Largartixa (Flea Market)

Old Town´s Newest Attraction...

“Arte de Portas Abertas” is a public art program that aims in transforming Funchal´s Old town into a permanent outdoor art gallery by displaying over 200 works of art, by guest artists, painted on the doors of Rua de Santa Maria. This colourful project is an attempt to revitalize this part of town and make it more culturally significant for both locals and tourists.

Arte de Portas Abertas
Arte de Portas Abertas
Arte de Portas Abertas
Arte de Portas Abertas
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