City Guide & Suggestions

Did you know that Madeira is known as the “Pearl of the Atlantic” due to its Great natural beauty? Set off and discover the Funchal Activities and what is there to do in Madeira. There are unique sensorial experiences that this island has to offer. From the capital, Funchal, to the biggest lookout point in Europe - Skywalk, you can find nooks full of history and memorable natural landscapes. Explore Funchal Activities with our Funchal City Guide, Yellow Bus provides you with two open-top bus circuits, two minibus circuits and two circuits that have a special combination. 

  • Achadas da Cruz Viewpoint

    Achadas da Cruz Viewpoint

    The Achadas da Cruz Viewpoint, with a cable car that connects this point to the beach, provides an excellent view of the Atlantic

  • Achadinha Water Sawmill

    Achadinha Water Sawmill

    Visitors have the opportunity to see live water saws, the drive wheel, and the entire day to day operation of the sawmill.The Acha

  • Água de Pena Sports Complex

    Água de Pena Sports Complex

    The Água de Pena Sports Complex is a high-flying project open to the public, built on Madeira Airport’s platform. Her

  • Alagoa Beach

    Alagoa Beach

    The Alagoa beach is located on the north-eastern coast of the island, in the parish of Porto da Cruz. This small black sand beach

  • Atouguia Church

    Atouguia Church

    Atouguia Church holds the only Portuguese relic of the late Pope John Paul II, canonized by the Catholic Church in April 2014.The

  • Baía d´Abra Viewpoint

    Baía d´Abra Viewpoint

    The Baía d´Abra Viewpoint offers a spectacular view over Ponta de S. Lourenço and its coastline, which feature

  • Balcões Viewpoint

    Balcões Viewpoint

    The Balcões Viewpoint is located at the end of the Vereda dos Balcões. Starting at Ribeiro Frio, this small trail fo

  • Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    The Baltazar Dias Theatre is a tribute to the blind playwright from Madeira island, Baltazar Dias, a theatrical author in the seco

  • Banda d

    Banda d'Além Beach

    The Banda d’Além beach, in the bay of Machico, is an artificial golden sand beach manned by lifeguards during the ba

  • Biosphere Monument

    Biosphere Monument

    The Biosphere Monument is located in the Biosphere Garden, a garden created with the purpose to preserve the memory of the "B

  • Boca da Corrida Viewpoint

    Boca da Corrida Viewpoint

    The Boca da Corrida viewpoint is located in the parish of Jardim da Serra, in the upper part of Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.

  • Botannical Gardens Cable Car

    Botannical Gardens Cable Car

    The main station is in the Botanical Garden and the other is in Monte, near Largodas Babosas. The cable car offers visitors a pan

  • Botannical Gardens Viewpoint

    Botannical Gardens Viewpoint

    Located around 3km from the centre of Funchal, at the top of the left bank of the João Gomes river and between 150 and 300m

  • Cabanas Viewpoint

    Cabanas Viewpoint

    The Cabanas Viewpoint is located between São Jorge and Arco de São Jorge. On clear days, you can see the neighbour

  • Cabeço do Rosto Viewpoint

    Cabeço do Rosto Viewpoint

    The Cabeço do Resto Viewpoint is located in the Ilha parish, presenting a beautiful view of the green mountains and the sea

  • Cabo Aéreo Viewpoint

    Cabo Aéreo Viewpoint

    The Cabo Aéreo Viewpoint, in Arco de São Jorge, has a scenic picnic area. This viewpoint is named for the cable that

  • Cabo Girão Cable Car "Rancho"

    Cabo Girão Cable Car "Rancho"

    The Cabo Girão Cable Car was used initially as a means of transport so that the farmers from Quinta Grande parish could acc

  • Cabo Girão Viewpoint

    Cabo Girão Viewpoint

    The Cabo Girão viewpoint, situated on the highest promontory in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, offers a vertiginous view

  • Calheta Beach

    Calheta Beach

    The artificial yellow sand beach of Calheta village was opened in 2004. Calheta was, in fact, the first town in Madeira to import

  • Calheta Milling Company

    Calheta Milling Company

     The Calheta Milling Company was founded during a period of great industrial development during the second sugar boom at the

  • Calheta Municipal Gardens

    Calheta Municipal Gardens

    Located at Avenida D. Manuel I, alongside the Council building in the village centre, this garden features dragon trees, palms, ca

  • Calheta Naval Club

    Calheta Naval Club

    The Calheta Naval Club was founded during the 90s as a result of various meetings of ideas, all related to the sea.  It is a

  • Camacha Mother Church

    Camacha Mother Church

    The Camacha Mother Church was built in the late 18th century by Francisco Gonçalves Salgado. Inside there is a baroque alta

  • Camacha Parish Church

    Camacha Parish Church

    The Camacha Parish Church replaces the services that were usually held at the Camacha Mother Church, which ceased due to lack of s

  • Câmara de Lobos Promenade

    Câmara de Lobos Promenade

    The Câmara de Lobos promenade, which connects to the Lido promenade, allows you to walk by the seaside from the Lido area to

  • Campanário Viewpoint

    Campanário Viewpoint

    The Campanário viewpoint is located in the centre of the parish of the same name, and offers a beautiful panoramic view ext

  • Caniçal Bathing Complex

    Caniçal Bathing Complex

    The Caniçal Beach Complex, opened in 2003, can be found on the Caniçal village sea front. This small yet attractive

  • Caniçal Commercial Port

    Caniçal Commercial Port

    It has a container dock and a 400-metre quay with moorings for three container ships at the same time and another, 271-metre quay

  • Caniço

    Caniço

    The Caniço promenade, also known as the Reis Magos promenade, is located in Caniço de Baixo.This seafront path is a

  • Caniço Mother Church

    Caniço Mother Church

    The Caniço Mother Church was built in 1783 under Father José Lomelino Barreto. The architecture of the church shows

  • Cardais Viewpoint

    Cardais Viewpoint

    The Cardais viewpoint offers an excellent panoramic view over the village centre and the impressive surrounding hillsides. You can

  • Carmo Church

    Carmo Church

      This church was built in the mid-18th century but has been altered over the years. It has some beautiful 17th and 18th ce

  • Casa da Luz Museum

    Casa da Luz Museum

    The Casa da Luz Museum is located in the old Funchal Power Plant and the exhibition has various thematic areas. The former Funchal

  • Casa das Mudas Arts Centre

    Casa das Mudas Arts Centre

    Casa das Mudas Arts Center is located in Calheta Municipality in the west of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, just over 30 minute

  • Cascalho Viewpoint

    Cascalho Viewpoint

    The Cascalho Viewpoint is located at Regional Road 222 at Sitio do Cascalho, Lombada, Ponta do So.The panoramic views from this po

  • Cathedral (Sé)

    Cathedral (Sé)

    Of undeniable historical, architectural and artistic value, one of the interior highlights of the Cathedral is the chancel’s

  • Chão dos Louros Leisurement area

    Chão dos Louros Leisurement area

    The Chão dos Louros Leisure Area is located on ER 228, which connects Encumeada to the parish of Rosário, in S&atild

  • Christopher Columbus House Museum

    Christopher Columbus House Museum

     The Christopher Columbus House Museum is placed in Porto Santo on an articulated set of buildings, now standardized after wo

  • Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

    Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

    The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, located in the parish with the same name, was built from a seventeenth-century chapel and re

  • Church of Saint Cecilia

    Church of Saint Cecilia

    The Church of Saint Cecilia, located on the site of the Tower, is an avant-garde work by the architect Luis Jorge Santos.The churc

  • Church of Saint John the Evangelist (College)

    Church of Saint John the Evangelist (College)

      The church of Saint John the Evangelist of the College of Funchal, in the parish of São Pedro, is one of the most b

  • Church of Saint Peter - Ponta do Pargo

    Church of Saint Peter - Ponta do Pargo

    Located in the parish of Ponta do Pargo, at an elevation of 498 m, the Church of Saint Peter was built from the chapel of Saint Pe

  • Church of Saint Sebastian

    Church of Saint Sebastian

    The Chapel of Saint Sebastian was built in 1426 by order of Infante D. Henrique. Later, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centurie

  • Clube Naval do Seixal Bathing Complex

    Clube Naval do Seixal Bathing Complex

    The Seixal Naval Club Beach Complex includes a natural pool that can be accessed free of charge, a sunbathing terrace, sun lo

  • Contemporary Art Museum

    Contemporary Art Museum

    São Tiago Fort was constructed in 1614, as displayed on the primitive gate. The first stage of its erection was completed p

  • Corpo Santo Chapel

    Corpo Santo Chapel

      The Corpo Santo Chapel underwent many restructurings over time and was built thanks to the devotion of the fishermen in th

  • CR7 Museum

    CR7 Museum

    The CR7 Museum tells the story of the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and houses all of his individual and team trophies,

  • Cristo Rei Viewpoint

    Cristo Rei Viewpoint

    Located in Garajau, the Cristo Rei Viewpoint was given the name as a result of the existence of a Christ the King statue, which wa

  • Cruzes Viewpoint

    Cruzes Viewpoint

    Located in the parish of São Pedro, it was inaugurated on May 28 1936 and is one of the oldest viewpoints in the city of Fu

  • Curral dos Romeiros Viewpoint

    Curral dos Romeiros Viewpoint

    Located on the Caminho dos Pretos, at around 600 metres above the sea level, there are views of the coast between Cabo Girão and t

  • Deserta Grande Viewpoint

    Deserta Grande Viewpoint

    The Viewpoint is located at an altitude of 480 metres and since 1990 has been included in the Desertas Islands Nature Reserve. The

  • Desertas islands

    Desertas islands

    Deserted (deserted in French) is the name of all three small islands that lie south-east of the island of Madeira: Chão Isl

  • Eira da Achada Viewpoint

    Eira da Achada Viewpoint

    The Eira da Achada Viewpoint is located at the top of Ribeira da Janela parish and was opened in 2009. The development of this vie

  • Eira do Serrado Viewpoint

    Eira do Serrado Viewpoint

    The Eira do Serrado viewpoint, located in the mountainous interior of the municipality of Câmara de Lobos, in the 'heart' of

  • Eiras Viewpoint

    Eiras Viewpoint

    The Eiras Viewpoint is located in Ilha, at Santana municipality. This place owes its name, Ilha, which means "island placed i

  • Embroidery and Handicrafts Museum

    Embroidery and Handicrafts Museum

    The IVBAM - Madeira Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts Museum is the place dedicated to the history and culture of Madeira embroider

  • Encumeada Viewpoint

    Encumeada Viewpoint

    The Boca da Encumeada viewpoint rises to and elevation of 1,007 m, on the crest of the ridge that runs through the interior of the

  • English Church (Holy Trinity)

    English Church (Holy Trinity)

     The Anglican Church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was commissioned in 1820 by the English Consul Henry Veitch. This church

  • Enseada Beach

    Enseada Beach

    The beaches of Jardim do Mar parish are pebble beaches. The most sought after are Portinho, Enseada and Ponta Jardim, with free ac

  • Faial Bathing Complex

    Faial Bathing Complex

    The Foz da Ribeira do Faial Beach Complex, located on Madeira’s north coast, is a small pebble beach with a natural swimming

  • Faial Fortlet

    Faial Fortlet

    The Faial Fortlet, built in the 18th century, has been a Monument of Local Value since 1996. This monument features 20th cent

  • Faial Karting Venue

    Faial Karting Venue

  • Faial Old Bridge

    Faial Old Bridge

    The old Falal Bridge crossed the Ribeira do Faial and was, for many years, the largest bridge by length (130 m) on the island of M

  • Faial Sports Park

    Faial Sports Park

    The Faial Sports Park, located close to the Faial Beach Complex on the river mouth, is a park with an area of 23,628 m2 used for r

  • Fajã dos Padres Viewpoint

    Fajã dos Padres Viewpoint

    The Fajã dos Padres viewpoint is located in the parish of Quinta Grande, on a cliff top at an elevation of about 250 m, pro

  • Fanal Leisure Area

    Fanal Leisure Area

      Located in the municipality of Porto Moniz, between the mountains of Seixal and Ribeira da Janela, Fanal is a large green

  • Farol Verde - Santo Antão Viewpoint

    Farol Verde - Santo Antão Viewpoint

    The Farol Verde or Santo Antão Viewpoint is located on the cliff top of Achada de Santo Antão, in the parish of Arco

  • Feira do Gado Picnic Park

    Feira do Gado Picnic Park

      The Feira do Gado Picnic Park is located in the Achadas da Cruz parish, in the municipality of Porto Moniz. This park is p

  • Fonte do Bispo Forest Park

    Fonte do Bispo Forest Park

    Located in Paul da Serra the Fonte do Bispo Forest Park, is blessed with a magnificient natural beauty an area which integrates pi

  • Fort of Saint Benedict

    Fort of Saint Benedict

    The Fort of Saint Benedict was built in 1708 by the then Governor of Madeira, Duarte Pereira Sodré, to defend the populatio

  • Fortim de São José Viewpoint

    Fortim de São José Viewpoint

    Located on one of the two islands in Funchal port, and regarded as the first place where those who discovered the island took shel

  • Francisco Alvares Nóbrega Viewpoint - The "Little Camões" Viewpoint

    Francisco Alvares Nóbrega Viewpoint - The "Little Camões" Viewpoint

    The Francisco Alvares Nóbrega Viewpoint, in Machico, owes its name to the "Little Camões". It was named in

  • Funchal Municipal Museum (Natural History)

    Funchal Municipal Museum (Natural History)

    Funchal’s Municipal Museum of Natural History is the oldest museum in the Archipelago of Madeira, officially opened on Octob

  • Funchal Naval Club

    Funchal Naval Club

    They offer a range of sports and leisure facilities, namely:   - Quinta Calaça - Bathing Complex, diving centre and

  • Garajau Beach

    Garajau Beach

    Nestling at the base of the Garajau cliffs, the Garajau beach is inside the Garajau Natural Partial Reserve. The beach can be acce

  • Garajau Cable Car

    Garajau Cable Car

    This means of transport allows access to the beautiful beach of Garajau, a bathing area equipped with a small coffee shop and a di

  • Garajau Parcial Nature Reserve

    Garajau Parcial Nature Reserve

    It is a marine park that includes a strip running from the high tide line and into the sea to a depth of 50 metres. Amongst the fa

  • Garden of Indigenous Plants of Madeira

    Garden of Indigenous Plants of Madeira

    Opened in 1989 by the Clube de Ecologia Barbusano in partnership with the " Worldwide fund for Nature" this garden

  • General Craveiro Lopes Fountain

    General Craveiro Lopes Fountain

    The General Craveiro Lopes Fountain is located next to the Santana Parish Church.This fountain with several waterspouts was dedica

  • Guindaste Viewpoint

    Guindaste Viewpoint

    The Guindaste Viewpoint is located in one of outlets of the Ribeira do Faial delta, in the Santana municipality, and is notable fo

  • Henrique and Francisco Franco Museum

    Henrique and Francisco Franco Museum

    The Henrique and Francisco Franco Museum is dedicated to the study, conservation, presentation and diffusion of the work of the br

  • Hotel Rocar Mar Bathing Complex

    Hotel Rocar Mar Bathing Complex

    Tucked away at the base of a cliff at the eastern end of the Garajau Natural Partial Reserve, the Roca Mar Hotel Beach Complex has

  • Jardim do Mar Promenade

    Jardim do Mar Promenade

    The Jardim do Mar promenade is established across the village seafront, offering pleasant walks from one end to the other.

  • Juncos Promenade

    Juncos Promenade

    Opened in September 2004, the São Vicente bathing complex now offers a series of support facilities for nautical sports, as

  • Laje Beach

    Laje Beach

    The Laje Beach Complex, also known as “Jamaica Beach”, is located on the north coast of the island, in the parish of S

  • Lamaceiros Picnic Park

    Lamaceiros Picnic Park

      Situated at the Porto Moniz parish, in Lamaceiros, the Lamaceiros Picnic Park has good facilities for those who want to ha

  • Largo Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas (Largo da Achada)

    Largo Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas (Largo da Achada)

    The Largo Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas, better known as Largo da Achada, is one of Camachas main highlights. This area is surround

  • Largo Padre Pita Ferreira Viewpoint

    Largo Padre Pita Ferreira Viewpoint

    Also located in the parish of São Gonçalo, right alongside the parish church, it was dedicated to Father Pita Ferreira (1912-1963)

  • Lido Galomar Bathing Complex

    Lido Galomar Bathing Complex

    The Galomar Lido Beach Complex, awarded with a blue flag, forms part of the first holiday resort in the Caniço area. This p

  • Lido Promenade

    Lido Promenade

    In the Lido area can be found a seafront walkway that provides a pedestrian link between the Lido area and Formosa Beach. This ped

  • Lime Kiln

    Lime Kiln

    Some attention has always been paid to lime production since it is absolutely necessary for a range of tasks, most related to civi

  • Lime Route Museum Centre

    Lime Route Museum Centre

    The Lime Route Museum Center comprises a pedestrian route that takes about 30 minutes, from the limestone quarries to the Museum.

  • Lombinho Viewpoint

    Lombinho Viewpoint

    The Lombinho Viewpoint in Santa Cruz is located at the top of Rochinha. This viewpoint offers a panoramic view from the west side

  • Lombo da Quinta Viewpoint

    Lombo da Quinta Viewpoint

    The Lombo da Quinta Viewpoint, located in the parish of São Gonçalo, close to the Palheiro Golf viewpoint, provides a great panora

  • Lugar de Baixo Lagoon

    Lugar de Baixo Lagoon

    The Lugar de Baixo Lagoon is located on the South coast of Madeira, in the municipality and parish of Ponta do Sol. This is the on

  • Machico

    Machico

    The Machico promenade is a walkway running along the city’s entire seafront, from the São Roque Chapel to the S&atild

  • Machico Forum

    Machico Forum

    The design of this cultural centre shows concern for landscape integration in an urban context of this municipality.The building h

  • Machico Municipal Garden

    Machico Municipal Garden

    In addition to the native vegetation, the Machico Municipal Garden is a spot that offers a diversity of flora species fr

  • Madeira Aquarium

    Madeira Aquarium

    The Madeira Aquarium, located in Porto Moniz, next to the harbour, is an asset to the entertainment and cultural programme of Port

  • Madeira Ethnographic Museum

    Madeira Ethnographic Museum

    In the begging of 17th century the Madeira Ethnographic Museum integrated a building property of the Convent of Santa Clara in Fun

  • Madeira Military Museum

    Madeira Military Museum

    This museum is located in São Lourenço Palace, a fortress built by King Manuel I at the beginning of the 16th centur

  • Madeira Press Museum

    Madeira Press Museum

    Opened in August 2013, Madeira’s Press Museum is located in the Town Library of Câmara de Lobos. With an area of about

  • Madeira Regional Archive

    Madeira Regional Archive

    The Madeira Regional Archive is in charge of the management, collection, preservation and recovery of the historica

  • Madeira Regional Assembly

    Madeira Regional Assembly

    The Regional Assembly is now installed in a building commissioned circa 1519 by King Manuel I for the Funchal Customs Office. This

  • Madeira Regional Library

    Madeira Regional Library

    The regional public library offers the following services: • In-person or online access to the computerized catalogue; &b

  • Madeira Theme Park

    Madeira Theme Park

    The Madeira Theme Park, located in the city of Santana, is a fantastic exhibition centre dedicated to the history, science and tra

  • Madeira Wine Museum

    Madeira Wine Museum

    The São Francisco Cellars, "The Old Blandy Wine Lodges" include an interesting exhibition area, located in a set

  • Mãe de Deus Chapel

    Mãe de Deus Chapel

    Its construction is simple, of manueline architecture, with a longitudinal plan, single high nave, wooden ceiling and vaulted chan

  • Manor-house of the Herédias

    Manor-house of the Herédias

    The Manor-house of the Herédias is located in the town centre next to the mother church and was the former home of the foun

  • Marina of Calheta

    Marina of Calheta

    The marina has helped to make the most of Calheta’s potential, converting its coast into a charming leisure area. It is loca

  • Marina of Funchal

    Marina of Funchal

    This infrastructure has 210 berths for yachts and a quay for tourist vessels. The marina of Funchal facilities offers multiple se

  • Marmeleiros Viewpoint

    Marmeleiros Viewpoint

    The Marmeleiros Viewpoint is located at an altitude of 500 meters. Built in 1939 in the parish of Monte, close to Marmeleiros hos

  • Mercado dos Lavradores (Farmers’ Market)

    Mercado dos Lavradores (Farmers’ Market)

    The Farmers' Market, in the Funchal’s city center, was dedicated on 24th November 1940. This project designed by Edmundo Tav

  • Monte Church

    Monte Church

      This 18th century church replaced a small 15th century chapel. A side chapel contains the tomb of Emperor Charles of Aus

  • Monte Municipal Gardens

    Monte Municipal Gardens

    The Monte park or the Leite Monteiro Park is the municipal garden located at the highest elevation, 550 m.With an area of 26,000 m

  • Monte Palace Museum

    Monte Palace Museum

    In the eighteenth century, the English Consul Charles Murray bought a property south of Monte Church and turned it into a beautifu

  • Mother Church of Saint Benedict

    Mother Church of Saint Benedict

    Built in the sixteenth century, originating from the small fifteenth-century chapel of the Mother Church of Ribeira Brava, or Sain

  • Mother Church of Saint Vincent

    Mother Church of Saint Vincent

    The Mother Church of Saint Vincent is located in the centre of town and features an eclectic construction, dating to 1692, with a

  • Mother Church of the Holy Spirit

    Mother Church of the Holy Spirit

    Located in the village of Calheta, the Igreja Matriz do Espírito Santo was built in the late fifteenth century and complete

  • Nazaré Chapel

    Nazaré Chapel

    The Nazaré (Nazareth) Chapel is a Mannerist porched chapel, notable for the Baroque woodworks of the 17th century and the b

  • Nazaré Church

    Nazaré Church

    It has a 44 meter high tower, with four sides - three white and one narrower and glazed. The latter is lit at night by a continuou

  • Neves Viewpoint

    Neves Viewpoint

    Situated at the extreme east of Funchal, is the Pináculo viewpoint. Located 283 meters from sea level this belvedere provid

  • Northern Milling Company - SoRum

    Northern Milling Company - SoRum

    Built in the beginning of the 20th century (1927), although equipped with machinery from the 19th century, the Porto da Cruz mill

  • Nossa Senhora da Ajuda Chapel

    Nossa Senhora da Ajuda Chapel

    It was commissioned by Fernão Favila and it was in the Nossa Senhora da Ajuda Chapel that the estate of the Piornais began.

  • Nossa Senhora da Conceição Church

    Nossa Senhora da Conceição Church

    The Machico Mother Church, dedicated to Our Lady of Conception, and over the years, this church has undergone alterations in the i

  • Nossa Senhora da Graça Church

    Nossa Senhora da Graça Church

    The Church of Graça is located in the parish of the Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, and it was commissioned in 1753. Lat

  • Nossa Senhora da Luz Church - Gaula

    Nossa Senhora da Luz Church - Gaula

    The primitive Church of Nossa Senhora da Luz (Our Lady of Light), in Gaula, was built in 1509 and underwent several periods of con

  • Nossa Senhora da Luz Mother Church

    Nossa Senhora da Luz Mother Church

    It is estimated that the Nossa Senhora da Luz (Our Lady of Light) Mother Church, in the village of Ponta do Sol, was built in the

  • Nossa Senhora da Paz Sanctuary

    Nossa Senhora da Paz Sanctuary

    About 2 km from Monte, in Terreiro da Luta, stands the biggest monument in Madeira, dedicated to Our Lady of Peace. This monument

  • Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church

    Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church

    The Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church is located in Achadas da Cruz, in Porto Moniz. The church originated as a primitive chapel

  • Orquíd Garden

    Orquíd Garden

    With more than 50,000 plants, this garden, unique in Europe, is like an orchid "jungle". It has an interesting laborator

  • Painted Doors Project

    Painted Doors Project

    This public art project intends to stimulate one of the most emblematical areas of downtown Funchal in order to turn it into a mor

  • Palmeiras Beach

    Palmeiras Beach

    Proudly bearing a blue flag, as well as its crystal clear waters, this pebble beach offers visitors two swimming pools (for adults

  • Pedra Mole Viewpoint

    Pedra Mole Viewpoint

    The Pedra Mole Viewpoint is located in the municipality of Porto Moniz, on the ER101 that connects Porto Moniz to Santa.This viewp

  • Penha de França Chapel

    Penha de França Chapel

     It is a rococo chapel with longitudinal plan, expanded to 3 naves separated by low arches. The main facade is in undulated g

  • Picio da Atalaia Viewpoint

    Picio da Atalaia Viewpoint

    The Pico da Atalaia Viewpoint is located in Pico da Atalaia, in Garajau. This peak is one of the places in Madeira where are visib

  • Pico Alto Viewpoint

    Pico Alto Viewpoint

    Located in the middle of Funchal's Ecological Park, at a height of 1,129 metres, between the parish of Monte and Poiso. This viewp

  • Pico da Torre Viewpoint

    Pico da Torre Viewpoint

    The Pico da Torre viewpoint stands at an elevation of 205 meters and is an excellent spot to observe the Câmara de Lobos ci

  • Pico das Pedras Forest Park

    Pico das Pedras Forest Park

    Located in the municipality of Santana the Pico das Pedras Forest Park is part of Madeira Islands Laurissilva Forest area. He

  • Pico do Areeiro Viewpoint

    Pico do Areeiro Viewpoint

    Pico do Areeiro Viewpoint is located at the second highest point on Madeira Island, at 1,818 meters above sea level. From this v

  • Pico do Facho Viewpoint

    Pico do Facho Viewpoint

    The Pico do Facho Viewpoint is located north of Machico, before reaching the tunnel of Caniçal, along a path that leads up

  • Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint

    Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint

    This viewingpoint was recently restructured and nowdays it includes additional green and commercial areas where local crafts and r

  • Pico Fort - Saint John the Baptist

    Pico Fort - Saint John the Baptist

    The Saint John the Baptist Fort, also known as Pico Fortress, located in the parish of São Pedro, has become one of the lan

  • Pico Fortim Viewpoint

    Pico Fortim Viewpoint

    The Pico Fortim Viewpoint was built as a lookout point in 1708 and was later dismantled in 1804. Nowadays, you can still see the w

  • Pico Ruivo Viewpoint

    Pico Ruivo Viewpoint

    At an elevation of 1861 meters, the Pico Ruivo Viewpoint, situated in Santana, is located at the highest point of the Madeira Arch

  • Pico Viewpoint

    Pico Viewpoint

    The Pico Viewpoint, in São Jorge, is located on the alignment of the Ribeira de São Jorge delta. From here you can s

  • Piquinho Church (Caramachão)

    Piquinho Church (Caramachão)

    The choice of Saint Joseph as patron was made in memory of a small manor, which once existed on the summit of a hill in sít

  • Ponta Delgada Bathing Complex

    Ponta Delgada Bathing Complex

    The Ponta Delgada Bathing Complex, situated next to the mother church of the parish, consists of two swimming pools, one for adult

  • Ponta do Pargo Light House Viewpoint

    Ponta do Pargo Light House Viewpoint

    The Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse viewpoint, located in Ponta Vigia, on the island’s westernmost cape, rises to an elevation of

  • Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse

    Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse

     Erected at Ponta da Vigia, 290 metres above sea level, the Ponta do Pargo lighthouse was first lit on 5th June, 1922.Dominat

  • Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse Museum

    Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse Museum

    The Ponta do Pargo lighthouse stands on a cliff, 300 metres above sea level, at Ponta da Vigia, the westernmost point on Madeira I

  • Ponta do Sol Beach

    Ponta do Sol Beach

    The Ponta do Sol beach, hidden away in a small cove in the village of Ponta do Sol, between the slopes of the valley, is just 160

  • Port of Funchal

    Port of Funchal

    For many years, until the Second World War, Madeira was a stopping point for the great ocean-going liners, thanks to its strategic

  • Port of Machico

    Port of Machico

    Nearby is a pleasant promenade with a number of leisure and recreational facilities.  

  • Port of Porto Moniz

    Port of Porto Moniz

     Porto Moniz harbour is protected by a 120-metre breakwater and also has a heliport, which can be used not only for tourist p

  • Portela Viewpoint

    Portela Viewpoint

    The Portela Viewpoint, located between Porto da Cruz and Machico, provides one of the most beautiful landscapes of Madeira. Here y

  • Portinho Beach

    Portinho Beach

    The beaches of Jardim do Mar parish are pebble beaches. The most sought after are Portinho, Enseada and Ponta Jardim, with free ac

  • Porto da Cruz Bathing Complex

    Porto da Cruz Bathing Complex

    The Porto da Cruz Beach Complex can be found alongside the seafront promenade at Porto da Cruz.This complex includes two swimming

  • Porto do Seixal Beach

    Porto do Seixal Beach

    The Seixal Port beach is a small black sandy beach formed in recent years alongside the port of Seixal. It offers views of Madeira

  • Porto Moniz

    Porto Moniz

    The route, running around the edge of Porto Moniz, has wide pavements from where the landscape and the proximity of the sea can be

  • Porto Moniz Living Science Centre

    Porto Moniz Living Science Centre

    The Porto Moniz Living Science Centre, in the village of Porto Moniz, is a sort of cultural centre geared towards adults and child

  • Porto Moniz Mother Church

    Porto Moniz Mother Church

    The Porto Moniz Mother Church is dedicated to Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Our Lady of Concepion), patron saint of th

  • Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

    Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

    The natural pools of Porto Moniz are the highlight of the village of Porto Moniz.The natural salt water swimming pools are made up

  • Porto Santo Golf Course

    Porto Santo Golf Course

    Designed by the Spanish champion Severiano Ballesteros, it offers two 72-par nine-hole circuits plus another 9 par-3 Pitch and Put

  • Porto Santo Harbour

    Porto Santo Harbour

    The “Molhe” Pier allows for easy docking of ships and is equipped with infrastructures capable of providing various ty

  • Prainha Beach

    Prainha Beach

    Prainha is a black sand beach of volcanic origin, close to the scenic point of São Lourenço. The Piedade Dunes, whic

  • Prazeres Educational Farm

    Prazeres Educational Farm

     Opened in October 2000, the Quinta Pedagógica dos Prazeres is a project targeting education, awareness and appreciati

  • Queimada Viewpoint

    Queimada Viewpoint

    The Queimada Viewpoint, in Água de Pena, is located on the Estrada Regional 101.This viewpoint offers the privilege of seei

  • Queimadas Forest Park

    Queimadas Forest Park

    Located in the municipality of Santana, here you can observe the Laurissilva Forest flora. This park offers a forest shelter

  • Quinta da Junta Garden

    Quinta da Junta Garden

    Located in Santo António da Serra, the Quinta da Junta garden is integrated in the manor house under this designation.

  • Quinta do Arco Rose Garden

    Quinta do Arco Rose Garden

      In the gardens of Quinta do Arco, located in Arco de São Jorge, on the north coast of the island, you can visit one

  • Quinta do Lorde Yatch Club

    Quinta do Lorde Yatch Club

    Its privileged location makes Quinta do Lorde the ideal place to host and organise nautical sports events, as it has good access t

  • Quinta do Revoredo Culture Centre

    Quinta do Revoredo Culture Centre

    The Santa Cruz Cultural Centre - Quinta do Revoredo promotes various cultural activities. Various exhibition rooms can be found in

  • Quinta Dr. Americo Durão Garden "Albatross Yacht Beach Club"

    Quinta Dr. Americo Durão Garden "Albatross Yacht Beach Club"

    The Quinta Dr. Americo Durão Garden "Albatross Yacht Beach Club" is located next to the International Airport of

  • Quinta Splendida Botanical Garden

    Quinta Splendida Botanical Garden

      The Quinta Splendida Botanical Garden, located in the parish of Caniço, covers an area of 30 000 m². This gard

  • Rabaçal Viewpoint

    Rabaçal Viewpoint

    The Rabaçal viewpoint, located in Pico da Urze, on the upland of Paul da Serra, offers memorable landscapes with a vast are

  • Rancho Viewpoint

    Rancho Viewpoint

    The Rancho viewpoint is located in Rancho, on a cliff overlooking the sea, with excellent views of Câmara de Lobos, the ocea

  • Regional Government Palace

    Regional Government Palace

      Some of the Regional Secretariats are located in the Regional Government Palace, built in the late 17th century. There are

  • Reis Magos Beach

    Reis Magos Beach

    Located in Caniço de Baixo, the Reis Magos beach has crystal clear and clean sea waters and its quality has been checked by

  • Reis Magos Fort

    Reis Magos Fort

    The Reis Magos Fort is located next to the beach with the same name, in Caniço.This fort was built in the 18th century in o

  • Religious Art Museum

    Religious Art Museum

    Funchal’s Religious Art Museum is in the former Bishop's Palace, founded by D. Luís Figueiredo de Lemos, in 1594. It

  • Ribeira Brava Bathing Complex

    Ribeira Brava Bathing Complex

    The Ribeira Brava Bathing Complex consists of a pebble beach mixed with black sand, protected from the waves by a riprap breakwate

  • Ribeira Brava Light House

    Ribeira Brava Light House

     The Ribeira Brava Lighthouse is a beacon installed on top of a promontory, located on the right hand side of the village and

  • Ribeira Brava Sports Centre

    Ribeira Brava Sports Centre

    Modern and equipped with high quality equipment, the Ribeira Brava Sports Complex is located in Meia Légua, in the Ribeira

  • Ribeira da Boaventura Bathing Complex

    Ribeira da Boaventura Bathing Complex

    The Ribeira da Boaventura Beach Complex has two swimming pools, sunbathing areas and a terrace. A small protected bay, located bet

  • Ribeira do Natal

    Ribeira do Natal

    The Ribeira do Natal promenade is located in the village of Caniçal, between the Pedra da Eira pier and Ribeira do Natal.Be

  • Ribeira do Natal Beach

    Ribeira do Natal Beach

    The Ribeira de Natal beach, running alongside the promenade with the same name, is a free public beach that hugs the shoreline in

  • Ribeiro Frio Forest Park

    Ribeiro Frio Forest Park

      Situated in the municipality of Santana, the Ribeiro Frio Forest Park features a wide area of Laurissilva Forest. Her

  • Rocha do Navio Cable Car

    Rocha do Navio Cable Car

    This mean of transportation was built to provide assistance to the local farmers in accessing their farmlands, a trip that lasts a

  • Rocha do Navio Viewpoint

    Rocha do Navio Viewpoint

    The Rocha do Navio Viewpoint, in Santana, gives access to the Rocha do Navio Nature Reserve either by a steep footpath or by cable

  • Rosário Viewpoint

    Rosário Viewpoint

    The Rosário Viewpoint, in Santa Cruz, is located on the former Estrada Regional 101. This small viewpoint offers an excelle

  • Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Cardais) Chapel

    Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Cardais) Chapel

    The Sagrado Coração de Jesus Chapel, also known as Cardais Chapel, was commissioned in 1907 by Canon Henrique Modest

  • Saint Anthony Church

    Saint Anthony Church

      Saint Anthony Church was built in 1789, where a chapel from the 16th century was built with Saint Anthony as its patron. T

  • Saint Catherine Chapel

    Saint Catherine Chapel

      The Saint Catherine Chapel was the first religious building in Madeira, dated 1425, in the early days of settlement of the

  • Saint James Fort

    Saint James Fort

    This fort in military-style architecture influence, is located above the seafront in Funchal Old Quaters commonly known as Zona Ve

  • Saint Martin Church

    Saint Martin Church

      Due to population growth, this church underwent redevelopment works, which were completed in 1918.  From the churchy

  • Santa Beatriz Mother Church

    Santa Beatriz Mother Church

    This church, dedicated to the roman virgin and martyr Saint Beatriz, was rebuilt at the location of an ancient chapel dating from

  • Santa Catarina Park Viewpoint

    Santa Catarina Park Viewpoint

    Located in the park of the same name, to the west of Funchal centre, between the Avenida do Infante and the Avenida Sá Carn

  • Santa Clara Church

    Santa Clara Church

      Dating from the 15th century, the Santa Clara church was commissioned by João Gonçalves Zarco, the discovere

  • Santa Clara Convent

    Santa Clara Convent

     The set of buildings of the Santa Clara convent is a valuable heritage for its furnishings, but more importantly for having

  • Santa Cruz

    Santa Cruz

    This promenade is mainly visited during the bathing season, when the weather allows outdoor activities. Tourists and islanders ali

  • Santa Cruz Children

    Santa Cruz Children's Park

     Placed nearby the seafront area the Santa Cruz Children's Park has sanitary facilities and many cafes and patios m

  • Santa Cruz Church Cross

    Santa Cruz Church Cross

    The Cross of Santa Cruz can be found in the town centre, in the square next to the Mother Church.It consists of a white marble col

  • Santa Cruz Court Building

    Santa Cruz Court Building

    The current building of the District Court of Santa Cruz was built in 1932 to replace the old facilities that had been destroyed b

  • Santa Isabel Chapel

    Santa Isabel Chapel

    Santa Isabel Chapel was commissioned in 1562 by the merchant André Gonçalves. This chapel is attached to the Santa C

  • Santa Viewpoint

    Santa Viewpoint

    To access the Santa Viewpoint in Porto Moniz, just follow the road that spirals up to Santa from Porto Moniz. At the midpoint of t

  • Santana Mother Church

    Santana Mother Church

    This church is situated in the centre of the picturesque town of Santana.Built in the late 16th century, the Santana Mother Church

  • Santo Amaro Historic Centre - Captains

    Santo Amaro Historic Centre - Captains' Tower

    The Santo Amaro Historic Centre - Captain’s Tower consists of a group of representative buildings dated from the 15th to 17t

  • Santo Antão Church

    Santo Antão Church

    Santo Antão has been the patron saint of the parish of Seixal since its creation, in 1553, and his fast day is celebrated w

  • São Fernando Fort

    São Fernando Fort

    Situated above the beach of Santa Cruz, the São Fernando Fort was built in the 18th century and was used for observation an

  • São João Baptista Fort

    São João Baptista Fort

    The São João Baptista Fort is a replica of a previous fort dating from 1730. It was built to protect the town from t

  • São Jorge Bathing Complex

    São Jorge Bathing Complex

    The Calhau de São Jorge Beach Complex, located at the mouth of the São Jorge River, is a small beach from where fant

  • São Jorge Mother Church

    São Jorge Mother Church

    Built in 1761, the São Jorge Mother Church is considered the ex-libris of the architectural heritage of the municipality of

  • São Jorge Ruins

    São Jorge Ruins

    The primitive centre of the parish of São Jorge can be found in Calhau de São Jorge. The entrance portico is on

  • São Jorge Watermill

    São Jorge Watermill

    This watermill, still in operation, is located in Achadinha, in São Jorge. This mill, which is more than 300 years old, was

  • São José Chapel

    São José Chapel

    The São José Chapel is located in the parish of Camacha, next to the emblematic "Café Relógio&quo

  • São Lourenço Palace

    São Lourenço Palace

    In the centre of Funchal we can visit the Palace of Saint Lawrence, also known as Fortress of Saint Lawrence.This monument is an h

  • São Lourenço Palace Museum Centre

    São Lourenço Palace Museum Centre

    By order of D. Manuel I, King of Portugal, it was decided to build a fortress in 1513, which was completed in the Philippine perio

  • São Pedro Chapel

    São Pedro Chapel

    The São Pedro Chapel was built on the left bank of the Boaventura River delta. This church was built in the early 16th cen

  • São Roque Beach

    São Roque Beach

    The São Roque beach covers a large part of Machico bay. In this smooth pebble beach, and for the comfort of summer holiday

  • São Roque Chapel

    São Roque Chapel

    The São Roque Chapel is located in the western part of the bay of Machico. The original chapel was commissioned by Trist&at

  • São Salvador Church

    São Salvador Church

    The Santa Cruz Mother Church, dedicated to São Salvador, resulted from the restoration of the Capela das Almas [Chapel of S

  • São Sebastião Chapel

    São Sebastião Chapel

    In 1597 there were references to this chapel by one of the administrations of the Council. Over the centuries it has been successi

  • São Sebastião Viewpoint

    São Sebastião Viewpoint

    The São Sebastião viewpoint is located on a cliff overlooking the village of Ribeira Brava, offering a beautiful pan

  • São Vicente Bathing Complex

    São Vicente Bathing Complex

    Opened in September 2004, the São Vicente Bathing Complex is located in Fajã da Areia, midway between the villages o

  • São Vicente Caves and the Volcanism Centre

    São Vicente Caves and the Volcanism Centre

     The São Vicente Caves were formed 890 thousand years ago by a volcanic eruption, which occurred in Paul da Serra. The

  • Sculpture of Sister Mary Jane Wilson

    Sculpture of Sister Mary Jane Wilson

    The sculptural ensemble of homage to Sister Mary Jane Wilson, was inaugurated in February 2014. Sister Mary Jane Wilson (1840-191

  • Seixal Natural Swimming Pools

    Seixal Natural Swimming Pools

    The Seixal Natural Swimming Pools, found close to the Laje beach in Seixal, can be accessed free of charge. The pools and their su

  • Senhor dos Milagres Chapel

    Senhor dos Milagres Chapel

    The chapel of Senhor dos Milagres (Lord of Miracles) in Machico is a baroque temple of vernacular architecture built on the site o

  • Senhor dos Milagres Viewpoint

    Senhor dos Milagres Viewpoint

    The Senhor dos Milagres Viewpoint, in Machico, is just 60 meters above sea level. Our Lord of Miracles is one of the most prominen

  • Solar do Ribeirinho Museum Centre

    Solar do Ribeirinho Museum Centre

    The Machico Museum Centre is a building dating from the 17th century, where a cultural institution was founded after the restorati

  • Statue of Christ-King at Garajau

    Statue of Christ-King at Garajau

    The Statue of Christ-King at Garajau, raised to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is located at the Ponta do Garajau viewpoint, whic

  • Terças Viewpoint

    Terças Viewpoint

    The Terças Viewpoint is located at Regional Road 222, near the local greehouse, in the Ponta do Sol municipality. From thi

  • Terra Chã Viewpoint

    Terra Chã Viewpoint

    The Terra Chã viewpoint is located in the parish of Ponta Delgada, next to the Estrada Regional 101 road, which crosses the

  • Terreiro da Luta Viewpoint

    Terreiro da Luta Viewpoint

    This viewpoint is located in the parish of Monte, in the village where a monument was built and dedicated to Our Lady of Peace fol

  • Traditional Santana houses

    Traditional Santana houses

    Close to the Santana Municipal Council you can find the Centre for Traditional Santana houses. This is a preservation area, expand

  • Tristão Vaz Statue

    Tristão Vaz Statue

    This statue was built in honour of the discoverer and first Donatary-Captain of Machico for his important contribution to the Arch

  • Vicentes Photography Museum (CLOSED)

    Vicentes Photography Museum (CLOSED)

    The Vicentes Photography Museum is located in a building located at Rua da Carreira, in the heart of the city centre, once the off

  • Vigário Beach

    Vigário Beach

    Vigário is a pebble beach located in the city of Câmara de Lobos, just south of Largo da República. Access is

  • Vigia Viewpoint

    Vigia Viewpoint

    The Vigia Viewpoint, situated in São Jorge, was once a whale-sighting spot.This viewpoint provides excellent panoramic view

  • Vine and Wine Museum

    Vine and Wine Museum

    The Vine and Wine Museum is located at the Experimental Viticulture Station in Arco de São Jorge, Santana. The museum purpo

  • Whale Museum

    Whale Museum

    The Whale Museum is located in Caniçal and bears witness to the entire history of whaling and the activities associated wit

  • Winston Churchill Viewpoint

    Winston Churchill Viewpoint

    The Winston Churchill viewpoint, located at the entrance of the city of Câmara de Lobos, allows you to enjoy a magnificent p