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This busy and vibrant boulevard is home to many seafood restaurants and outdoor cafes with waterfront views.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area to us is just magical making it so easy for us to find our way around and enjoy as we stroll along looking and listening to the sounds which makes the heart of a City beat

Thank 812foxy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely avenue for a walk. On one side are cafes and kiosks whilst on the other is the harbour and marina. You can leisurely stroll from the cable car to the CR7 museum and hotel. Small boats are coming and going and...More

1  Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place for just sitting back and watching the world go by cafes and restaurants and bars dotted around impromptu entertainment popping up views over the marina and harbour buzzing day and night great place to relax eat and drink and people watching something here...More

1  Thank meerkal150261
Reviewed 11 August 2018

If you want to take a bus tour, or a tuk-tuk tour, start here. It's actually quite a long avenue and worth just walking to or from the old town.

Thank R3res
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The harbour front has been paved and planted since the terrible floods and is a lovely walk now with cafes and small eating places. While we were there, there was a Classic car rally and the front was really busy but a good atmosphere. Lovely...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Getting off the us from your Lido hotel near the CR7 hotel and museum allows you to start a journey from the marina to the old town. Even on a dull day, you see Funchal at work and play. Today was very sunny and showcased...More

Thank coh8
Reviewed 13 May 2018

very pleasant area to explore, lots af small kiosks selling various items and where the hop on hop off bus services pickup from As with all of Funchal, numerous resturants , cafes and ice cream parlours as well as shops selling typical Maderia bits and...More

Thank Norman D
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Nice place for an easy stroll. Beautiful sea view or city view of Funchal itself. Sit down & relax and have a drink.

1  Thank JK300
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This whole street area is full of so much to do, people watch, restaurants, small shops, statues, scenic promenade over the harbour.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The best road for promenading in Funchal and watching the world and the boats go by and possibly enjoying a drink.

Thank td2traveller
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