Funchal: A beautiful Mediterranean haven and the very soul of Portugal
Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira is the very soul of Portugal.
The magnificent bay of Funchal, with its glittering blue waters is home to the port, just a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Thanks to its strategic mid-Atlantic location, Madeira has been an important stopping point for ocean-going ships for many years and was an important port of call for the routes on cruise ships between Europe and Africa and America.
As part of your Mediterranean cruise vacation with MSC Cruises, your luxury cruise ship will also call in at this exquisite holiday destination.
MSC Cruises is renowned for offering some of the best luxury cruise package deals around. Our shore excursions will take in the best that this cosmopolitan and attractive city has to offer with its lush parks, elegant boutiques shops and hotels.
Scenic excursions feature a unique basket ride down the mountainside.
Book your cruise to Funchal with MSC Cruises today!
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