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Things to Do in Funchal, Madeira

The capital city of Madeira is blessed with year round sunshine, many historical attractions and some great restaurants. From cool rooftop bars to beautiful botanical gardens and fascinating museums, there’s something for everyone. Here are 17 things to do in Funchal, Madeira that you really shouldn’t miss.
Things to do in Funchal, Madeira
These Funchal attractions are listed alphabetically, to help you to find the ones best suited to your interests. The city of Funchal is very clean and safe. It can get busy when the cruise ships are in port but if you head off the main streets then you can easily find uncrowded sights to enjoy. The name Funchal comes from the word for fennel, funcho.
CR7 Museum
Perhaps the most famous person born in Funchal is Cristiano Ronaldo. He currently lives in Madrid but ut still has close links to the island. The Museu CR7 opened in 2013 and tells the story of his rise to success. It houses all 126 individual and team trophies won by the football legend. Next to the museum, there’s the 4 star Pestana CR7 Hotel, with a rooftop bar, infinity pool and outdoor hot pool. Hotel guests get free access to the CR7 Museum, and there’s a restaurant open to non residents. A statue of Cristiano Ronaldo, created by Ricardo Velosa in 2014, can be found on the side of the building that faces the marina.
Museum opening times: 10.00 – 18.00, Mondays to Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and 25 December
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