At whatever time of year, its mild climate makes Funchal the ideal destination for a short break.
Monte, also known as "the village of carts", is one of Funchal’s most distinctive neighbourhoods, and a “must-visit" for tourists, not only because of its history but also for its panoramic view over the bay of Funchal.<br /><
The sea is a natural way of getting to Portugal and a good starting point to gain an insight into the history of this country of explorers. Boats from all over the world dock here, whether via the Atlantic to the west, or the Medi
Ea Ejersbo had only a vague idea of the history and geography of Portugal. She had been to Lisbon, and remembered it as an old, beautiful, city, with plenty of interesting details, good weather and friendly people.