6 days in Funchal & Porto Santo Island Itinerary

6 days in Funchal & Porto Santo Island Itinerary

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Funchal
— 2 nights
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Porto Santo Island
— 2 nights
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Funchal
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Funchal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Praia Formosa Beach Madeira, Casas Tipicas de Santana, Pico do Arieiro, and other attractions.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Funchal road trip planner.

Porto to Funchal is an approximately 5-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Funchal when traveling from Porto in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Porto Santo Island.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

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Porto Santo Island

Porto Santo Island ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Miradouro das Flores. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Pico de Ana Ferreira, admire the natural beauty at Quinta das Palmeiras, and then get great views at Portela Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Porto Santo Island trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Porto Santo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. October in Porto Santo Island sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto Santo Island

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Pico de Ana Ferreira ©
Pico de Ana Ferreira
Portela Viewpoint ©
Portela Viewpoint
Miradouro das Flores ©
Miradouro das Flores

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Funchal

Funchal
To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Funchal trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Porto Santo Island to Funchal in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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