city of Funchal – Monte – A view over the city of Funchal

Since the nineteenth century until the Second World War, Monte has always been a prime location thanks to its favourable climate. It has several “quintas”, surrounded by tropical gardens, which formerly operated as hotels. A train circulated from Funchal to Monte (Terreiro da Luta being the last stop) between 1893 and 1930. In Largo da Fonte you can still see the proof left by this once popular method of transportation. city of Funchal The suburb of Monte is situated about five hundred meters above Funchal. One of the many option…

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