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Explore Funchal in Portugal

Funchal in the region of Madeira with its 100,847 inhabitants is a place in Portugal - some 605 mi or ( 974 km ) South-West of Lisbon , the country's capital city .

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Time in Funchal is now 10:44 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/Madeira " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Terreiro da Luta, Serra de Agua, Sao Roque do Faial, Sao Joao de Latrao, and Sao Goncalo. Since you are here already, consider visiting Terreiro da Luta . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Funchal ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Rumores de la caleta - Isaac Albéniz - Live 2009 - José Manuel Dapena, guitar

4:10 min by josemanueldapena
Views: 43559 Rating: 4.90 Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909) Rumores de la caleta XXX Madeira Music Festival - Portugal Artistic Direction Luís Pereira Leal Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian Coordination João Henrique ..

Madeira New Year Fireworks 2013 HD

9:17 min by madeirawindbirds
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HD recording of Madeira New Year Fireworks 2013 Live Broadcasted from Funchal sea, Madeira, Portugal via Ustream Filmed from Oceanodroma | Fogo de Artificio 2012-2013 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal ..

Madeira wicker basket sled ride #1

0:11 min by TED000
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The biggest thrill in Funchal, Madeira is riding down blacktopped city streets from Monte to Livramento for just over a mile (2 km) in a wicker basket mounted on two wooden runners to create a sled. T ..

tugboat in Madiera

0:51 min by pg7226
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Queen Elizabeth at Madera. The wind was very strong and the waves were quite high, the conditions were so bad that we had to wait outside the docks for 6 hours waiting the conditions to improve. This ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Funchal Bay

Funchal Bay is a large bay opposite the main city of Funchal on the island of Madeira, located in the North Atlantic Ocean off the west coast of Morocco in north Africa. Funchal has its harbour within the bay. Reid's Palace Hotel is located on the headland at the western end of the bay.

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Located at 32.64 -16.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bays of the Atlantic Ocean, Funchal, Geography of Madeira

Cathedral of Funchal

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Portuguese: Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Assunção) in Sé, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal, which encompasses all of the Autonomous Region of Madeira. The late fifteenth-century cathedral is one of the few structures that survives virtually intact since the early period of colonization of Madeira. The patron of the cathedral is Our Lady of the Assumption (Portuguese: Nossa Senhora da Assunção.)

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Located at 32.65 -16.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Madeira, Cathedrals in Portugal, Funchal, Gothic architecture in Portugal, Mudéjar architecture, Roman Catholic Church in Madeira, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Portugal

Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal

The Diocese of Funchal was created originally on January 12, 1514, by bull Pro excellenti præeminentia of Pope Leo X, following the elevation of Funchal from a village to the status of town (cidade), by King Manuel I of Portugal (royal mandate of August 21, 1508). The new diocese was a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Lisbon.

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Located at 32.65 -16.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1514 establishments, Organisations based in Madeira, Religious organizations established in the 1510s, Roman Catholic Church in Madeira, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Lisbon, Roman Catholic dioceses established in the 16th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in Portugal

Campo do Adelino Rodrigues

Campo de Futebol Adelino Rodrigues, also known as Campo do Liceu, is a multi-use stadium, mainly used for football, which is located in the city centre of Funchal, on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The stadium, which has a capacity for approximately 3,000 people in stands based around three sides of the pitch, is mainly used by local football teams such as C.S. Madeira and by the University of Madeira teams.

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Located at 32.65 -16.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: C.S. Marítimo, Nacional, Sport in Madeira

Estádio dos Barreiros

Estádio dos Barreiros is a multi-purpose stadium in Funchal, Portugal. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is the home stadium of Club Sport Marítimo and although much larger in its hey-day, the stadium is now able to hold just 8,922 people. The stadium itself is rather distinctive in design and shape.

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Located at 32.65 -16.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: C.S. Marítimo, Football venues in Portugal, Multi-purpose stadiums in Portugal, Nacional, Sport in Madeira