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Ribeira Brava Tourist Information

Ribeira Brava is a municipality on Madeira's south coast. Ribeira Brava is situated in a ravine between the west-central mountains of Madeira. It is divided into four civil parishes, namely Campanário, Ribeira Brava, Serra de Água and Tabua. Ribeira Brava lies west of Câmaras de Lobos and Funchal.

The municipality is famous for its warm beaches and features a lot of cafes and shops.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Ribeira Brava

The Museu Etnográfico da Madeira in Ribeira Brava exhibits ethnographic objects from Madeira's past and current culture. Other places of interest in this region are the Lagar de Fuso, Moinho de Água and Mercearia.

Family Days out in Ribeira Brava

Hotels in Ribeira Brava are child friendly and welcoming to families. Many offer kids clubs or safe children swimming pools. Additionally, the Madeiran sun is less harmful to the sensitive skin of children than the southern European sun.

Sport in Ribeira Brava

Due to its coastal location, fishing, sailing and water sports, such as scuba diving and snorkelling, are popular activities in Ribeira Brava. A golf course, tennis courts and horse riding are also available.
Madeira offers great footpaths along the famous Levadas.

Shopping in Ribeira Brava

Ribeira Brava has several small shops providing everything you might need during your stay. Gifts and souvenirs can be bought here, and a bus takes you to Funchal with its many boutiques, shops and two shopping centres frequently.

Nightlife in Ribeira Brava

Local bars and restaurants invite you to spend your nights out in Ribeira Brava, but you can also take the bus to Madeira's nightlife capital Funchal.

Transport in Ribeira Brava/ Madeira

A two-lane motorway connects Ribeira Brava to Madeira's capital, Funchal.

Madeira International Airport (FNC) in Funchal 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 Ribeira Brava

Ribeira Brava Tourist Office
Forte de São Bento
9350 Ribeira Brava