5 days in Madeira Itinerary

5 days in Madeira Itinerary

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5 days in Madeira Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Funchal
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Zurich

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Pico do Arieiro. Shop till you drop at Workers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores) and Madeira Tradicional. Go for a jaunt from Funchal to Porto Moniz to see Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at La Vie Funchal Shopping Center, and take some stellar pictures from Cabo Girao.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Funchal trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Funchal is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Funchal. Traveling from Zurich in February, things will get much hotter in Funchal: highs are around 20°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Laurissilva Forest, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Cabo Girao, Ponta de Sao Lourenco
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Blandy's Wine Lodge ©
Blandy's Wine Lodge
Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao

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