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What to see in Madeira

Frederico de Freitas Museum

Named for the Madeiran lawyer who amassed the fascinating collections on display as a hobby, the Frederico de Freitas…

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Funchal Cathedral

In the heart of the historic part of Funchal stands the cathedral (Sé do Funchal) which is the most impressive…

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Madeira Cable Car

One of the favourite diversions in Madeira’s capital, Funchal, is to ride the cable car from the Parque Almirante…

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Porto Santo

Madeira’s sister island, Porto Santo, lies 24 miles (39km) northeast of its larger sibling and was actually discovered…

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Sao Vicente Caves

Beside the river at Pe de Passo are the Sao Vicente Caves, a series of lava tubes left after an eruption that occurred…

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Whale Museum

On the East coast of the island of Madeira, in the little fishing village of Canical, the Whale Museum chronicles the…

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