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Funchal (Madeira), Portugal
Funchal (Madeira), Portugal   (courtesy of Royal Caribbean)
The island of Madeira is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 370 miles off the coast of Morocco. For over 100 years tourists have enjoyed its rugged volcanic peaks, beautiful tropical coastline and a climate that's never too hot or cold. Madeira lace and Madeira wine are both still produced here in the Old World tradition. Many hidden valleys, peaks and botanical gardens are just waiting to be explored.
The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss
As you arrive at the port of Funchal, you won't want to miss the stunning architecture of the port itself or the beautiful decorative paving.
Other Fun Things to Do
Experience the wonderful scenery and stunning natural formations on the island of Madeira. Take a scenic drive along the coves and bays of Madeira's coastline and past the colorful fishing village of Camara de Lobos. Stop for photographs at Cabo Girão, the second-highest sea cliff in the world.
Try a unique and exhilarating basket-sled ride down the mountain to Funchal.
Get a Taste of Local Flavor
Visit the Wine Lodge of the Madeira Wine Association, where you'll have the opportunity to sample and purchase some of the world-renowned Madeira wines.
Local Currency

Portugal's official currency is the Euro (EUR), the official currency of the European Union. Credit cards are accepted. Traveler's checks are also accepted, but can be expensive to cash.







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