Outdoor Activities in Funchal

Outdoor activities in Funchal are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Funchal comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Funchal and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Funchal has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Funchal.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Funchal:

  1. #1 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 675 itineraries
    Monte Cable Car

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Adventure, Cable Car

    Address: East of Funchal, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Fly over winding streets and mazes of houses which look like tiny models on a living map. A gentle, silent ride exposing expanses of green, neat parks, ponds and lakes shimmering like mirrors are what...Read more

  2. #2 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 562 itineraries
    Monte Palace Tropical Garden

    Tags: Garden, Palace, Tourist Center, Nature

    Address: Caminho do Monte, 174, 9050-288 Funchal

    Timings: 09:30 am - 03:30 pm Details

    Immerse yourself in the wonder of Nature in the green kingdom of plants and shrubs knitted tightly like a strand in a massive web of life. The scent of Azaleas and Orchids drift through the air, stirr...Read more

  3. #3 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 629 itineraries
    Botanical Garden Madeira

    Tags: Outdoors, Botanical Garden

    Address: Centre of Funchal City, Funchal,Portugal

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Surround your senses in a riot of colours. Feel the warmth of the tropics, smell the sweet fragrance of unusual flowers in full bloom, feast your eyes on alluring birds, and touch the soft grass and t...Read more

  4. #4 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 558 itineraries
    Cabo Girao

    Tags: Geological Formation, View Point, Nature

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Rags of cloud and mist clung to the cliff and as the sun erupted on the giant palisade, it shone with its sheer curtains of solid rock in which tiny bits of quartz winked like tiny gems in the sunligh...Read more

  5. #5 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 477 itineraries
    Ponta De Sao Lourenco

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Nature

    Address: Eastern Madeira, Funchal, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Look down into the depth of the dark ocean from a hostile yet amazing landscape and feel the air swirl and eddy like the waters below. Alongthe entire rocky terrain feel the contrast of the choppy sea...Read more

  6. #6 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 81 itineraries
    Pico Do Arieiro

    Address: 9030, Funchal, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sunset at Pico do Arieiro, one of Madeira island’s third highest peak, is a gateway to heaven. Passion will drive you up the levada pathway. Gaze down at the clouds which is like a fluffy white ...Read more

  7. #7 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 574 itineraries
    Santa Catarina Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Park, Entertainment

    Address: Avenida Do Infante, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sit under a tree or on the green verdant grass and look up at the swollen clouds lazily drifting across a perfect forget-me-not sky. Feel the sun shine while it pours over the exposed lake painting ma...Read more

  8. #8 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 482 itineraries
    Mercado Dos Lavradores

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Flea Market, Market

    Address: Largo dos Lavradores, Funchal, Madeira 9060 158, Portugal

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The hustle and bustle of people hollering out their special deals, customers haggling over prices, people gossiping in huddles, cacophony of sounds, all mixed like a perfect blended cocktail for the s...Read more

  9. #9 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 530 itineraries
    Santa Clare Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site, Monastery

    Address: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The monastery was built with a clear vision. A vision of the raw mixture of pain, sweat, prayer, learning, reflecting, editing and dreaming. The constant turmoil begins to subside as you start to medi...Read more

  10. #10 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 514 itineraries
    Ireja De Sao Pedro

    Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site, Cathedral

    Address: Rua de Sao Pedro, 1, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Get away from the hustle and bustle of busy life and step into a calm and serene church. Find solace from the beauty of the architecture. It is surrounded by an air of calm, very peaceful to sit and c...Read more

  11. #11 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Uva Restaurant At The Vine

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: R. dos Aranhas 27, 9000-044 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

    The Uva Restaurant at the Vine in Madeira from Portugal is a fantastic place. This eatery is largely popular for its architecture which has led to providing their guests with some stunning views. Alth...Read more

  12. #12 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 123 itineraries
    Praca Da Autonomia

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Praça da Autonomia, 9000-079 Funchal, Portugal

    Praça da Autonomia is a historical monument in Funchal, Portugal. It is not missed frequently, as its height is very conspicuous. The tall statue overlooks the waters, and the blue waters go we...Read more

  13. #13 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 51 itineraries
    Porto Santo Island

    Tags: Island

    Address: Portugal

    Spend your holidays in the stunning geographical landforms of Porto Santo Island famous island. It mainly comprises of two types of landforms: mountain ranges and coastal plains. From here you can enj...Read more

  14. #14 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Pico Dos Barcelos S

    Tags: View Point

    Address: Urbanização Pico dos Barcelos 1, 9020-262 Funchal, Portugal

    Visit Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos to treat your eyes with the mesmerizing views of mountains and sea. Park your cars in the specified car parking zone. Many restrooms facilities are housed in this sit...Read more

  15. #15 of 18 Outdoors Activities in Funchal
    - Used in 113 itineraries
    Laurisilva Of Madeira

    Tags: Forest, Unesco Site

    Address: 9240, Portugal

    This forest, is one of the most rich basin of flora and fauna. Making it easily to the UNESCO list, this area has now been titled as a World Heritage Site. It is a subtropical forest with high humidit...Read more