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Curral das Freiras Tourist Information

Curral das Freiras (meaning 'Nun's Valley') is located in Câmara de Lobos, in Madeira, Portugal. The mountains Pico do Arieiro and Pico Ruivo are next to the civil parish.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Curral das Freiras

When visiting Curral das Freiras, you should taste the local liquor, named Ginja, which is made out of cherries or chestnuts (Curral das Freiras has many chestnut trees). There is also an annual chestnut festival at the beginning of November where many specialities made of chestnut are served.

Family Days out in Curral das Freiras

Hotels in this region are generally child friendly and very welcoming to families.

Sport in Curral das Freiras

Due to the condition of its landscape, Curral de Freiras is a great location for walking and hiking.
The well-known Madeira Levadas walks take you through green forests and across the Levadas (mini-canals) of Madeira.

Shopping in Curral das Freiras

Local supermarkets and small shops provide all the necessities for your stay in Curral das Freiras. Funchal is only 19 km away from Curral das Freiras and includes Forum Madeira and Madeira Shopping.

Nightlife in Curral das Freiras

Curral das Freiras offers local restaurants for your nights out in Madeira and buses run to and from Madeira's nightlife capital Funchal frequently.

Transport in Curral das Freiras/ Madeira

Madeira International Airport (FNC) in Funchal, not far from Curral das Freiras, offers frequent flights to and from Madeira.
Cruise ships also take you to Madeira and a ferry ships you to Portimão (Algarve) once a week.
Madeira has an extensive bus system which transports you across the island.

Official Tourism Office for Curral das Freiras

Curral das Freiras Tourist Information Desk
Estrada Cónego Camacho
9030-319 Curral das Freiras