Road Tunnels in Portugal < 500 m
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
13th revision - September 2012
Tunnel Length (m) Year of
opening
District Notes Road
Piquinho 465 08.10.2004 FU Second tube: 442 m. Machico - Caniçal section VR1
Achada 464 2004 FU Machico - Faial VE1
Cabeco da cancela (Caniço - Camacha I) 455 2004 FU   VE5
Ribeira Grande 443 30.06.2006 FU Machico - Faial VE1
Ribeira do Inferno 425 10.09.2000 FU São Vicente - Porto Moniz. VE2
Ladeira da Vinha 420 10.09.2000 FU São Vicente - Porto Moniz. VE2
Alforra 418   FU Second tube: 368 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Funchal Airport 400   FU Second tube: 400 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Quinta 388 30.06.2006 FU Machico-Faial VE1
Pinheiro Grande 382   FU Second tube: 378 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Ribeira da Janela 380   FU São Vicente - Porto Moniz. VE2
Meia Légua 380   FU Ribeira Brava bypass. VE4
Das Eiras (Caniço - Camacha II) 377 2004 FU   VE5
Tunel A 365 PRJ FU Vasco Gil-Fundoa VE8-ER109
Rego 363 2005 LI Town Lisboa  
Ribeira de São Jorge 358 15.10.2004 FU Faial - São Jorge VE1
Baracao 355   GU Second tube: 355 m A23
Cancela 354   FU Second tube: 353 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Vera Cruz 354   FU Second tube: 345 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
E. Unidos 353   LI Town Lisboa  
Cardeais 350   FU   VE4
Abegoaria Este 346 09.2000 FU Shortest tube: 293 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Machico Sud

344

08.10.2004

FU

Exit 25 on Machico - Caniçal section  
Aguas Santas 340   PO Second tube: 340 m. First motorway tunnel A4
Varosa 340   VI Second tube: 340 m A24
Campanario 336   FU Second tube: 310 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Faja do Barro

325

10.09.2000

FU

São Vicente - Porto Moniz VE2
Caldeira 304   FU Second tube: 210 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Abegoaria Oeste 301 09.2000 FU Second tube: 295 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Ramela 300   GU Second Tube: 300 m A23
Tunel C 300 PRJ FU Vasco Gil-Fundoa VE8-ER109
Lugar 300   FU São Vicente - Porto Moniz VE2
Moinhos 290 01.07.2004 FU Calheta - Prazeres. VE3
Alpedrinha (Gardunha 2) 290 2000 CB Second tube: 290 m A23
Preces 280   FU Second tube: 280 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Mato Forte 271   LI Second tube: 245 m A10
Raposeira 270   FU Raposeira bypass VE3
Quinta da Palmeira 264   FU Second tube: 243 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Carenque 255   LI Second tube: 255 m. CREL A9
da Guarda 243 10.2000 FU Machico – Faial. VE1
Santa Caterina 240   FU Second tube: 240 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Pr. de Touros 235   LI Town Lisboa  
Mãe de Deus 230 09.2000 FU Second tube: 230 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Sà Carneiro - Forças Armadas 220 15.09.2003 BC Town Bragança  
Ribeira Funda 220   FU   ER223
Rocha do Navio 210 15.10.2004 FU Faial - São Jorge. VE1
Jardim Botanico 210   FU Second tube: 208 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Fazenda East 208 08.10.2004 FU Exit on Machico - Caniçal section  
Pr. Do Impero 200   PO Town Oporto  
Tunel G 200 PRJ FU Vasco Gil-Fundoa VE8-ER109
Quinta do Leme 200   FU Second tube: 161 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Gesteiro 190   FU Direction south VE3
Fazenda 182 08.10.2004 FU Second tube: 162 m.Machico - Caniçal section VR1
Av. Roma 176   LI Town Lisboa  
Saramago 165 21.09.2003 FU Rosario – São Vicente. VE4
Gaula 160 09.2000 FU Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Santa Cruz Oeste 150 09.2000 FU Second tube: 150 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Amoreira 142   FU Second tube: 130 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Alferes Veiga Pestana 140 PRJ FU Pestana Junior.  
Ribeiro Moinho 140   FU   VE2
Serrado 129 10.2000 FU Machico – Faial. VE1
Ameixoeira 120 PRJ LI Second tube: 120 m. Lisboa inner ring  
Santa Cruz Este 110 09.2000 FU Second tube: 110 m. Ribeira Brava-Airport section VR1
Santana

106

15.10.2004

FU

Faial - S.Jorge road VE1
Cruz de Carvalho* II 100   FU Funchal Harbour road  
Tunel D 100 PRJ FU Vasco Gil-Fundoa VE8-ER109
Ponte Vermelha 75 PRJ FU Ribeira Brava bypass. Island Madeira ER101
Tunel E 50 PRJ FU Vasco Gil-Fundoa VE8-ER109
Tunel B 27 PRJ FU Vasco Gil-Fundoa VE8-ER109
Regua ?   VR   IP3

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
*: Nick name

ER: Estrada Regionale (in Madeira)

Tunnels in Portugal > 500 m

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