Nature in Machico
Passed only moments while observing nature in its pure state, they are difficult to obtain, but Machico flourishes in these spaces and enhances those perfect moments.
Promenade Machico – interconnects all the beachfront from the Chapel of San Roque Fort of St. John the Baptist, through the beaches of San Roque and the Banda d’Além and leisure equipment and entertainment, including restaurants and bars.
Ribeira Natal Promenade – linking Cais da Pedra da Eira and Ribeira Natal, in Caniçal, this promenade is quite sought for the practice of jogging, can appreciate the maritime
Viewpoint of Scorched – offers a view of Machico and Caniçal, which also observes the airport of Madeira in Santa Cruz. This is in Pena water site, the Regional Road 101.
Fortim Peak viewpoint – allows sight the Ponta de São Lourenço and the Serra da Penha d’Eagle and a clear day, you can see the island of Porto Santo. This was built as a lookout point in 1708 and was subsequently dismantled in the year 1804. Today still standing masonry walls gray basalt and ten guns that were fired in the festivities of Our Lady of the Nativity.
Portela Viewpoint – gives one of the most stunning island scenery, a mountain setting that carries water to the sea, here we see the Puerto de la Cruz, the Penha d’Eagle and part of Santana. This is between Porto da Cruz and Machico.
Viewpoint Pico Facho – North of Machico, the Fado Pico, this offers a wide view over the valley of Machico, the peaks of the central area of the island and Ponta de São Lourenço. Here, bonfires were made that warned the population of enemy vessels moored on the coast.
Viewpoint of the Lord of Miracles – can observe the bay and valley of Machico. In this place stood a chapel containing the image of the Lord of Miracles, which in 1803 was washed away by a flood and three days later it appears, being delivered in Funchal Cathedral. When the reconstruction of the chapel, this returned to his home in 1813.
Viewpoint Francisco Alvares Nobrega – offers one of the most beautiful views of the valley of Machico and Ponta de São Lourenço. Francisco Alvares Nobrega was known as the Camões Small, born in Machico, this was persecuted by the Inquisition Court, shortly died after his release in Lisbon.
Viewpoint d’Abra Bay – is the Ponta de São Lourenço, the peninsula more of the island of Madeira, which was so named after the caravel the name of João Gonçalves Zarco.
Face Tip viewpoint – in the northern part of the peninsula of St. Lawrence and gives a view of the entire north coast and the south coast of the island of Madeira, and could even watch Porto Santo, on a clear day.
Municipal Garden Machico – with the Municipality of Machico, this presents for its diversity of plants from all continents, with endemic vegetation to vegetation from around the world.
Garden Quinta da Junta – in Santo Antonio da Serra, in the Board Thursday is a public park with extensive spot Madeiran flora, among Camellias, Lauraceae, endemic plants of the region, there is the herb Coelho (Pericallis aurita) and some species of mushrooms. This farm belonged to the Blandy family and is now a public park.