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How long is the bus ride from Funchal to Ribeira Brava?

The average bus between Funchal and Ribeira Brava takes 59 min and the fastest bus takes 25 min. There is a bus service every few hours from Funchal to Ribeira Brava. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Where is Ribeira Brava?

Ribeira Brava (which means wild stream) is a municipality on the southwest coast of the island and includes the parishes of Ribeira Brava, Campanário, Tabua and Serra de Água. Using the two-lane motorway, it is located about 20 minutes from the centre of Funchal.

What to do in Ribeira Brava and Levada?

In Ribeira Brava there is the Ethnographic Museum which displays artefacts of times past, such as instruments used to make the famously sweet madeira wine, old fishing boats, and even replica grocery stores of the time. As far as Levada walks, the most notable one is the Levada Nova which takes you through Tabua.

Why is the Ribeira Brava so dangerous?

In rainy seasons, the river had an extremely strong and powerful current, that often wreaked havoc over the entire eight kilometres of the route. The municipalitys namesake, the Ribeira Brava ravine and river valley extends from the slopes of the west-central mountains of Madeira.

How to get from Ribeira Brava to Funchal?

The fastest way to get from Ribeira Brava to Funchal is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €16 - €20 and takes 17 min. Is there a direct bus between Ribeira Brava and Funchal? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ribeira Brava and arriving at Funchal Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day.

How to get to Ribeira Brava from Rodoeste?

Rodoeste buses go to Ribeira Brava. Sorry, dont know the number but you could look at the website for numbers and times. The Rapido service goes through tunnels and is direct, but the alternative is nice and not too long. You can catch the bus by the green Rodoeste kiosk on the city side of Avenida do Mar.

How to get from Funchal to the coast?

This is a great ride along the coast from Funchal on the No 7 Rodeste bus. It takes about an hour, going up and down and round the wiggly roads, and is great value at €2.70. You can return via the expressway in half the time.

How do Funchal bus tickets work?

Tourists are wasting money, so here is the simplest explanation for how Funchal bus tickets work RULE 1 : DONT THROW AWAY THE TICKET CARD its rechargeable and worth €0.50 Rule 2 : dont use bus for short journeys, cos 1 short/long time on each bus costs 1 credit.

Where is Ribeira Brava on Madeira?

RIBEIRA BRAVA. Places you must visit on Madeira Island Ribeira Brava (which means wild flow) is a municipality on the southwest coast of Madeira. We use cookies to understand how you use our site, improve your experience and serve you personalized content.

What does Ribeira Brava stand for?

Ribeira Brava (which means wild flow) is a municipality on the southwest coast of Madeira. We use cookies to understand how you use our site, improve your experience and serve you personalized content.

What are the most interesting things to do in Sao Bento?

Igreja de Sao Bento In my opinion, the most interesting part was the side chapel on the left, with a fine gold altar & painting, and a be... 2. Ethnographic Museum 3. Ribeira Brava Beach 4. São Sebastião Viewpoint (mirador) 5. Forte de São Bento 6. Statue Of Saint Benedict 7. Padre Manuel Alvares 8. Visconde da Ribeira Brava 9.

Where to go in Madeira?

Explore the west coast of Madeira, we start with a visit to Câmara de Lobos, followed by Cabo Girão at 580 m high and stop at Porto Moniz, where you can enjoy the natural pools. 07:00 (average time) Sun Mon Tue

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