No... I didn't go to Santana.Some friends in our group di, and they told us that this is one of the least interesting areas of Madeira, with only a couple of "traditional" houses in display for tourists. That's why I used my limited time to see some other places in the island, and "saw" the house in Almerindo's pictures.Well, they seem to be more...more
Pico Ruivo can be reached from both Pico do Arieiro and Santana. With its altitude of 1,861 meters it is the highest peak on the island.During the summer months a state run refuge is open directly beneath the summit. Do call the Tourist Office in Funchal to ask about vacancies.During the winter the peaks are often snow covered. Walking at this...more
Be carefull at the view points especially if you have vertigo. Some view points are not so safe as you can think. Be carefull!!!
This project foresees the creation of a park dedicated to Madeira expositions History and Culture. It will become an obligator reference in the tourist and cultural activity of the Region, consisting as a new point of visit, not only for the local population, but also for the tourists who visit us.Attractions will be: - DiscoverMadeira - Future...more