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Avenida do Mar

Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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This busy and vibrant boulevard is home to many seafood restaurants and outdoor cafes with waterfront views.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea front” (22 reviews)
“nice walk” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a lovely long walk all the way along to the cable car. Nice and flat you can stop of head into any part of the city from here ,the market ,bus ,the old town There are some wee stalls selling coffee and cakes...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

looking great after its rebuilding after the floods of a few years ago. relaxing with plenty of bars and seat areas worth spending time here

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 4 June 2017

where you can sit and watch the world go round, have a drink and watch the boats in the marina and the best place to watch the annual atlantic festival that kicks off the summer in Funchal. Music synchronised with an amazing fireworks display is...More

Thank MartinAdrien
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Promenade was a quiet, almost romantic place in the old times (few years ago)... now it`s a permanent circus surrounded by grey concrete, traffic and pollution. Hard to understand town hall strategy in this area, they simply destroy it. I saw many things and activities...More

1  Thank DeNavarone
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Well worth the drive to see amazing views . You're up in the clouds but the views are breathtaking. A must do

Thank mariaturner1968
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It all happens from here! This is where you pick up any bus, get the cable car, see public concerts, get pleasure sea trips, buy bus tickets and sit and watch the cruise ships and have snacks. Innovative sculpture is dotted along the route and...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Large promenade with nice view on the cruise ships. Plenty of benches to sit on. Lots of food trucks offering all kinds of food.

Thank Koen B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This once tranquil spot, where you could enjoy a relaxing stroll under the shade of the trees, is now a seething mass of commercialisation. The same can be said for most of Funchal. Once a pretty little town, with several distinguishing landmarks and easy to...More

2  Thank holidaymanWashington
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I enjoyed the busy atmosphere and architecture of this elegant street in the centre of Funchal. My other half hated it: the traffic fumes were awful.

Thank A1M2G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This boulevard alongside the water has plants, food trucks, nice new pavement and lots of people to watch. Too bad the busy street between the walking boulevard and the cafés and restaurants is disturbing the peace. For us it was to busy and smelling of...More

Thank traveladdict3500
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