- 1 How to get to Santa Cruz from Funchal?
- 2 Is Funchal safe?
- 3 Is Madeira any good?
- 4 How do I get from Tenerife to Funchal?
- 5 Is Madeira expensive?
- 6 What is the best month to visit Madeira?
- 7 How many days do you need in Funchal?
- 8 Why is Madeira Airport dangerous?
- 9 Is Madeira expensive to eat out?
- 10 Is Madeira a winter destination?
How to get to Santa Cruz from Funchal?
Funchal to Santa Cruz by bus. The bus journey time between Funchal and Santa Cruz is around 32 min and covers a distance of around 17 km. The fastest bus normally takes 25 min. Operated by SAM and Horários do Funchal, the Funchal to Santa Cruz bus service departs from Funchal Edificio 2000 and arrives in Santa Cruz.
Is Funchal safe?
Funchal is usually a very safe city. However, as in any other places you go, common sense is required. Probably the unsafest place to go in Funchal is Zona Velha (near the cable car) at night, because it usually gets very crowded because of the nightlife.
Is Madeira any good?
Actually, Madeira has something for most people. It’s a compact island that can be discovered in a few days, but has a lot to offer: warm sunny weather, beautiful landscapes, great food and drinks (Madeira wine!) and a host of activities from walking and diving to fishing or just sunbathing.
How do I get from Tenerife to Funchal?
Fly Funchal to Tenerife Sur Apt, bus • 8h 31m
- Fly from Funchal (FNC) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) FNC – TFS.
- Take the bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Aeropuerto Norte.
Is Madeira expensive?
Madeira isn’t expensive at all, you can find low cost accommodations and also low cost places to eat all around the island (avoid touristic areas in Funchal, there are more expensive).
What is the best month to visit Madeira?
For the highest temperatures the best time to visit Madeira is between August and September although the sub tropical climate offers sunshine throughout the year and winter months are equally popular with visitors. The hottest month of the year is August with an average daily maximum of 27 C and an average low of 21 C.
How many days do you need in Funchal?
As you’ve only got 4 days in Madeira, you’re best staying within Funchal. It’ll be more convenient for taxis to the airport and for sightseeing – and it’s also the most common pick up point for tours around the island.
Why is Madeira Airport dangerous?
The runway is supported by 180 columns, each about 70 meters tall. A voiceover explains that the location of Madeira Airport is subject to “heavy turbulence, wind changes” and is “sheer close to the ground due to the surrounding hills,” thus making it “one of the most dangerous” runways in the world.
Is Madeira expensive to eat out?
In Madeira, you will find something for every budget. In most restaurants, prices range between 10 and 20 EUR per dish/ per person, excluding drinks. In addition to expensive and moderate restaurants in hotels and touristic places, you will also find smaller and cheaper restaurants and bars, where locals eat.
Is Madeira a winter destination?
Long stay winter holidays Madeira is the perfect winter sun holiday destination – the weather is fantastic all year round, so the island isn’t any less lively. The main difference you’ll notice is the lack of crowds! Plus, of course, it’s cheaper to visit Madeira in the winter than the summer.