Avenida do Mar
Avenida do Mar
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This busy and vibrant boulevard is home to many seafood restaurants and outdoor cafes with waterfront views.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Travelingjohn123
Peterlee, UK3,054 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Nice walking area near the seafront, marina area. Very pleasant with a good friendly vibe. Lots of bars, restaurants shops etc nearby.
Written 5 December 2023
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Cherriesfan99
Cheltenham, UK2,173 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Avenido do Mar, is the principle throughfare complete with restaurants bars high end shopping. There is also a major transport hub, and a number of quite random monuments and street art, that is definitely open to various levels of interpretation. The Avenido passes the cable car for Monte, en -route to the Harbour, lots to see and it is a fine walk
Written 4 December 2023
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,086 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This is a good place for a stroll. There are some up slopes, but it is not too challenging. Gardens and views along the way. One of the hearts of the city.
Written 19 September 2023
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OZS_ATW
Budapest, Hungary3,529 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
This Sea Avenue stretches out 4,270 feet along the shoreline of Funchal. A brutalist giant footballer statue stands at the west end of it.
Written 25 May 2023
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saul g
Tel Aviv, Israel1,226 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Avenida do Mar stretches between Santa Catarina Park (west) to the Funchal Cable Car (east). Nice to walk/jog leisurely along the promenade and enjoy the attractions on the sea side (marina, giant cruise ships etc.) , or walk along the sidewalk on the opposite side to enjoy shops, restaurants and the Palacio de Sao Lourenco. Nice .
Written 11 May 2023
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tinylass
Sheffield, UK5,794 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
This is the main road along the front of Funchal by the marina. It is a wide street but wasn't always that busy so not too loud. It is lined with trees and there were plenty of food and drink stops all the way along as well as some pretty gardens. We walked along it every day of our trip and also at night when it was all lit up.
Written 8 May 2023
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Linda S
9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Lovely promenade in Funchal, some building work going on building a new marina. What we were not expecting was to see groups of men openly dealing and injecting drugs, in the middle of the day in full sight. Not very pleasant hence my score.
Written 28 March 2023
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Laura T
Middlesbrough, UK7,603 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
This is the main promenade along the coast of Funchal. There are many statues, sculptures and fountains along the way. Also several cafés, restaurants and bars, but also more peaceful spots with benches amid flowers or small grassy areas to just sit and take in the views.

One day we strolled all the way from Fort Sao Tiago at one end, past the marina and walked upto Santa Catarina park, before looping back.

Only a short couple of minutes walk from the Rua Santa María. The main bus stops and the cable car terminal are also just a couple of minutes walk away, so a very central location. There are public toilets near to the main bus stops.
Written 2 February 2023
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johnhp702
Derby, UK19,534 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Long avenue to enjoy a leisurely walk with the sea on one side and plenty of shops/restaurants on the other.
Written 13 November 2022
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M Richard M
Kathmandu, Nepal1,751 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
We were on a cruise and wanted to walk the area and see the local shops and eat local food. We also love to people watch. This met all our standards
Written 7 November 2022
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