Things to see and do - Machico
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Machico Travel guide
Machico : Michelin's recommendations
Situated at the entrance to the large and fertile valley of Ribeira de Machico, this town is comprised of a fishing district called Banda d'Além to the east of the river, and the old town to the west. You can visit the parish church and the Capela dos Milagros, a chapel of miracles which marks the site of the tomb of the two mythical lovers who are said to have been stranded here.
Tourist attractions Machico : Things to see and do
R101 P - 9200 Caniçal
This point, comprised of volcanic rocks in ochre, red and black, juts far out into the sea. Despite being weather-beaten by waves and wind, this is the only place on the island where you will find a sandy beach - Prainha beach - which is well protect..
R101 P - 9200 Machico
This belvedere is named after a Portuguese poet, nick-named "the little Camoens" (1772-1806), who praised the merits of Madeira. There is a beautiful view over Machico and São Lourenço points.
R102 P - 9200 Machico
At the crossroads of the Portela pass (662m above sea-level), make your way up to the belvedere. It dominates the green valley of Machico.
Rua da Praia, nº23/25 P - 9225-050 Porto da Cruz
Located on the idyllic island Madeira, Vila Bela is just 100 meters away from beach Praia da Alagoa. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this hotel offers an outdoor pool adjacent to the Porto da Cruz promenade. The air-conditioned rooms of Vila Bela of..