Caniçal Tourism, Portugal

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Caniçal (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐniˈsaɫ]) is a civil parish in the municipality of Machico in the Portuguese island of Madeira. The population in 2011 was 3,924, in an area of 11.85 km². Equidistant from Funchal and Santana (20 km), the community is connected to these centres by the Regional 109 roadway. Caniçal is now the principal cargo port in Madeira.


Explore popular vacation packages for Caniçal, Portugal and kick-start your vacation planning for free. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Funchal, Portugal. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Funchal for its bountiful attractions like Monte Cable Car, Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Botanical Garden Madeira on your trip to Caniçal. Also, to reach Caniçal, you'll have to take a flight to Funchal; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Caniçal, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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Facts and Stats for Caniçal*

  • Pollution Statistics in Caniçal

    Know the pollution level of Caniçal before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 26.92 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 36.11 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 22.22 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.78 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Caniçal: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Caniçal for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Caniçal.

    • Burglary and Theft 10 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 3.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20 (Low)
    • Attacks 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 98.44 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 89.06 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 23.33 (Low)
  • Living in Caniçal - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Caniçal is 160.99 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 84.47 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 99.45 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 53.01 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.06 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.99 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 53.94 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Caniçal

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Caniçal

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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