Carreiros do monte

carreiros do monte

What are the carreiros do Monte?

These carts are operated exclusively by a band of fearless drivers known as the Carreiros do Monte, which roughly translates to ‘hill racers’.

Can I bring a group to the carreiros?

The Carreiros regularly welcomes groups and bus tours. We have special rates for groups visits organized by companies, organizations and schools! COPYRIGHT © 2013-2021 CARREIROS DO MONTE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

How to get from funvhal to Monte?

We got a 21 bus to Monte from the centre of Funvhal, dead easy and only €1.95 each and far more fun that waiting in the cable car queue as the cruise ship was in port. The trip down from Monte in the wicker toboggan is quite expensive but is unique. We would recommend it despite the cost.

What to do in Monte Funchal?

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.

Who maintains Monte’s toboggans?

Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the toboggans, there are roughly 150 Carreiros working in Monte today and they’re easy to spot in their traditional uniforms of white shirt and trousers, along with their iconic straw hat wrapped in a black ribbon.

How to get from funvhal to Monte?

We got a 21 bus to Monte from the centre of Funvhal, dead easy and only €1.95 each and far more fun that waiting in the cable car queue as the cruise ship was in port. The trip down from Monte in the wicker toboggan is quite expensive but is unique. We would recommend it despite the cost.

How do I get to Monte from Funchal?

Re: Bus Transport to Monte You will have to catch the number 31 or 31A back into town and then take the number 21 up to the Monte. The other alternative is once up at the the Botanical gardens you can take the cable car directly from the to the Monte to visit the Tropical gardens and then come back to Funchal by either cable car or bus. 6.

Is there a bus from Funchal to Cam Lombada?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Monte Penha França S and arriving at CAM Lombada S. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min. How far is it from Funchal to Monte Palace Botanical Garden? How do I travel from Funchal to Monte Palace Botanical Garden without a car?

Where can I buy a bus ticket in Funchal?

Available from kiosks and many shops around Funchal. The basic ticket costs 50 cents and then you pay €1 for each journey. A journey is from when you get on the bus to when you get off. If you use up all that you have loaded on, you can recharge it again, so you keep the ticket. It will be more expensive if you pay on the buses.

How to get to Monte from Avenido de Mar?

Bus numbers 20 & 28 go to Monte from Rua 31 Janeira near the fruit market and 31 and 31a go to the Botanical gardens from Avenido de Mar 3. Re: Bus Transport to Monte

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