20 of the Best Day Trips from Funchal, Madeira
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by Hazel M
1w ago
Welcome to the vibrant island of Madeira, where every corner holds a new adventure waiting to be discovered. Funchal is the capital city, and of course there is plenty to do in this lovely city. However, the surrounding areas boast even more beauty and excitement. This post suggests 20 wonderful day trips from Funchal Madeira.  Further reading from Hazel’s Travels: How to see street art in Santa Maria Street,Funchal. How to visit the Mercado dos Lavradores, Funchal. 29 amazing things to do in Funchal, Madeira. 14 Best Hotels in Madeira. Day trips from Funchal Madeira I may earn a commis ..read more
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The 10 Most Famous Bridges in New York City
Hazel's Travels
by Hazel M
3w ago
Interested in learning about the most famous bridges in New York City? Believe it or not, there are over 2000 bridges in NYC. In this post I will take you through the top 10 most famous bridges in NYC, and tell you about the history and facts behind each one. As a British travel blogger, New York City is my favourite city outside of London. My most recent visit to NYC was in summer 2022, and I saw every bridge on this list! Famous bridges in New York City I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. The 10 most famous bridges in New York Ci ..read more
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16 Excellent Things to do in Porto Moniz, Madeira
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by Hazel M
1M ago
Welcome to Porto Moniz, a charming coastal town nestled on the rugged north coast of Madeira. Known for its stunning natural landscapes, Porto Moniz offers visitors a plethora of activities to indulge in, from relaxing on volcanic rock pools to hiking along scenic coastal trails. This page lists 16 things to do in Porto Moniz Madeira, plus further information, places to stay, a map of the area, and FAQs about Porto Moniz Madeira. Porto Moniz MadeiraPorto Moniz volcanic rocks I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. My last visit to Made ..read more
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12 Day Madeira Road Trip: Coastal Itinerary
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by Hazel M
1M ago
This page contains a planned 12-day Madeira road trip itinerary, which follows the circumference of the island all around the coast. It takes in all of the main coastal towns in Madeira, plus some extra viewpoints too. I recommend checking my post the 20 Best Towns in Madeira for more information about each town in the itinerary. All of my Madeira itineraries start and finish in the city of Funchal. Paul do Mar village in Madeira I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. In this 12 day Madeira road trip itinerary, you could choose to sta ..read more
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7 Day Itinerary for Madeira: West of Madeira Island
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by Hazel M
2M ago
This page contains a planned 7-day itinerary for Madeira, for the West of the island. Highlights include the towns of Funchal, Ribeira Brava, Calheta, Ponta do Sol, Jardim do Mar, Porto Moniz, São Vicente and Seixal. All of my Madeira itineraries start and finish in the city of Funchal. I recommend checking my post the 20 Best Towns in Madeira for more information about each town in the itinerary. My itinerary for the East of the island is here. Paul do Mar village in Madeira I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. In this West Madeira ..read more
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7 Day Madeira Itinerary: East of Madeira Island
Hazel's Travels
by Hazel M
2M ago
This page contains a planned 7-day Madeira itinerary for the east of the island. All of my Madeira itineraries start and finish in the city of Funchal. I recommend checking my post the 20 Best Towns in Madeira for more information about each town. Traditional houses in Santana I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. In this East Madeira itinerary, you could stay over at each destination, or also return to Funchal in between stops. I recommend hiring a car from Discover Cars and picking your car up from Funchal airport when you arrive ..read more
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Walking the Levada do Moinho to Levada Nova Waterfall Hike in Madeira
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by Hazel M
3M ago
The Levada do Moinho to the Levada Nova hike takes you on a beautiful journey along two levadas – the Levada do Moinho and the Levada Nova. The hike leads to a lovely waterfall which you can walk behind (pro tip: you will get wet!)  In this guide, I’ll walk you through the Levada do Moinho to the Levada Nova waterfall hike, from start to finish, showing you all my photos and describing any pitfalls you may encounter along the way. I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. The levadas are a network of ancient irrigation channels tha ..read more
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Visiting the Mercado dos Lavradores Funchal (Madeira)
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by Hazel M
3M ago
This page contains a complete guide to visiting the Mercado dos Lavradores, Funchal.  Mercado dos Lavradores is a farmers’ market in Funchal, Madeira island. This bustling market is a must-visit for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the local culture and indulge in the diverse offerings of Madeira’s rich culinary landscape. Dragon Fruit at Mercado dos Lavradores Funchal. I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. My last visit to Madeira was in summer 2023 on a solo trip, and I visited the Mercado dos Lavradores Funchal several ..read more
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How to See Street Art at Santa Maria Street Funchal + 23 Photos of Painted Doors!
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by Hazel M
4M ago
Santa Maria Street in Funchal is a treasure trove of art and charm. It is well worth a visit during your stay on Madeira island. This street is full of murals, street art and the famous ‘painted doors of Funchal’, amongst bars, cafes and restaurants too. I last visited Santa Maria Street Funchal in summer 2023. Below I will show you all of my photos from Santa Maria Street, plus I will provide some information on how to get there, the best time to go, and what to do in Santa Maria Street Funchal. I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links ..read more
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29 Wonderful Things to do in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
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by Hazel M
5M ago
Looking for things to do in Funchal Madeira? With its charming streets, stunning views, and rich culture, Funchal offers a plethora of activities that will make your visit unforgettable. Read on to find out about 29 cool things to do in Funchal, the capital of Madeira. Funchal Madeira I may earn a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through my affiliate links. I spent a week travelling around Madeira in summer 2023. It was my mission to cram as much into one week as possible, visiting all of the main towns, sampling the local cuisine, going on levada walks and meetin ..read more
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