Pensão Astoria is located in the center of Funchal city, in the rear of the Cathedral and at the foot of the famous florists "Camacheiras" on the Aljube Street. We are at the center of all the main activities in the city.
Visit our beautiful cathedral `Sé do Funchal`, walk down a little and find yourself in the Avenida do Mar, new and refurbished, with a magnificent sea view and a huge promenade full of cafes and restaurants, perfect to stroll at night or day. This is also where you can watch the fantastic Atlantic Festival, with fire Fireworks, every year in June and have the best spot for the New Years Eve fireworks.
Marina do Funchal is 300 metres from Pensão Astoria, while Madeira Congress Center is 1 km away. The nearest airport is Madeira is 13 km away. There are many activities in close proximity to the Pensao, including hiking, swimming and wine tasting.
Also near Pensão Astoria, is one of the main streets of our city, Fernão Ornelas Street, where you can find lots of different shops as well as a fantastic ice cream shop that will surely delight your senses on hot days.
Walk a little further and you will reach our traditional fruit, vegetables and flower market. The streets around the market are filled with little shops of fresh produce, from fish to meat; don’t miss out on seeing such vibrant colors and local activities.
Central Square, just next door, is where all the action takes place in various festive events of the year, since Christmas, Wine Festival, Flower Festival, Festival of Arts ... where you can enjoy the street entertainment and decorations.