Although Madeira may be a small island, but in Funchal trade is very large, with many streets full of shops and several top shopping malls, where are gathered the big brands like McDonald’s.
Funchal Shopping Tour
Dolce Vita Shopping Centre
The “Dolce Vita” is the newest shopping mall and is located in the city centre. Opened in October 2007 this shopping centre has over 50 stores, a supermarket, restaurants and clothing stores.
Forum Madeira Shopping Centre
The Forum Madeira was inaugurated on April 5, 2005, required an investment of 70 million euros and is located at the entrance of Funchal, adjacent to a residential area middle and at the best hotels in the area. The Forum Madeira has about 20,000 m2 of commercial area comprising 80 stores, spread over 3 floors and has 800 parking spaces.
The Madeira Shopping
The Madeira Shopping is one of the largest shopping centers on the island of Madeira, located in Santa Quitéria, in the parish of Santo António, Funchal, in an area of good accessibility, near the exit of Highway.
It has 106 stores in total, occupying an area of approximately 26,600 sqm, has 19 restaurants and seven cinemas in Castello Lopes. Regarding the car park there are 1,000 free parking spaces.
Marina Shopping Centre
Marina Shopping, a shopping mall located by the Santa Catarina Park that has souvenir shops, a supermarket, clothing shops and restaurants
Anadia Shopping centre is a small shopping centre with clothing shops, a food court and supermarket.
Galerias de São Lourenço
Galerias de São Lourenço, a small shopping vicinity just west of Marina Shopping right by the Teatro Municipal and Jardim Municipal that offers a variety of trendy shops.
Galerias de São Francisco
In the heart of downtown Funchal, facing the Municipal Garden is the Arcadas de São Francisco. This small shopping mall has a variety of small shops, cafés and an access to the Blandy cellar.
Blandy´s Wine Lodge
A place certainly not to miss! An old winery located in the heart of Funchal a few seconds away from the Galerias de São Francisco that offers wine tours, wine degustation and a wine shop where you may purchase the original Madeira Wine.
Rua do Aljube
Rua do Aljube is a street located right by the Sé Cathedral with a number of trendy shops.
Bazar do Povo
Bazar do Povo is one of Funchal´s oldest shops with an excellent reputation among locals and tourists.
Rua Fernão de Ornelas
Rua Fernão de Ornelas is one of the first shopping streets of Funchal with a variety of shops and much to choose from.
Mercado dos Lavradores
Mercado dos Lavradores is an open farmer´s market in Funchal that is frequented by locals and tourists. Further information on the Mercado dos Lavradores.