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Funchal is the largest city on the island with over 110,000 inhabitants and also the capital.

It is located in a wide curved bay on the south coast of Madeira. Down by the sea is the historic city center with its historic buildings. Lots of greenery, wide boulevards with blue flowering Jaccaranda trees and a wide promenade area by the sea characterize the city. Like an amphitheater, the outer districts stretch up the mountain slopes all around.

  • Walking on the Rua de Santa MariaOn the way from our hotel to the city center
  • Funchal seen from Parque de Santa Catarina
  • Parque Santa Catarina
  • Sisi
  • Jaccaranda treesView from the Comunidades Madeirenses (waterfront) towards the city
  • The pool of our hotelin the background the port
  • Market HallMercado dos Lavradores
  • Market Hall
  • Market Hall
  • Strelitzia
  • FunchalSeen from the gondola that leads to Monte
  • Sé Catedralaus dem 16. Jh.
  • Sé Catedraloutside simple
  • Sé Catedral
  • Sé Catedralinside beautiful with gothic elements
  • Av. Arriagnafrom the window of the Ritz
  • In the Hotel Ritz
  • Igreja do SocorroRua de Santa Maria
  • Igreja do Socorro
  • Igreja do Socorro
  • Capela do Corpo SantoEnd of the 15th century
  • Capela do Corpo Santo
  • Capela do Corpo Santo