Funchal, the capital of the Madeira archipelago, was declared a city in the 1500s, and became an important point between the old and new worlds. The laid-back city owes much of its historical prominence to the white gold, the Madeiran sugar. Today Funchal is known for its appealing temperatures, wine and crafts.
Monte (English: mountain) is a civil parish in the municipality and a suburb of Funchal in the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira. Locally, the parish is also known as Nossa Senhora do Monte (English: Our Lady of the Mountain). The population in 2011 was 6,701, in an area of 18.59 km². Monte is located a few kilometres east of Funchal.
The Farmers' Market, inaugurated in 1940, features New State architecture, including large tile panels that decorate the facade, the entrance and the fishmonger. The Farmers' Market, in the Funchal’s city center, was dedicated on 24th November 1940.
Funchal City Center provides an excellent base for exploring the sights of Funchal in-depth. With a wide number of attractions to discover, this sought-after part of town will not cease to amaze you. An undeniably popular travel destination, Funchal City Center offers a memorable escape with its famous sites and fine dining.
Founded in 1877 by Henriques Menezes Borges the company H.M. Borges, Sucrs, Lda, is considered as one of the leading brand names of Vinho da Madeira (Madeira Wine), possessing as excellent and considerable stock of high quality wine from which there is a wide range of wines currently found on the market.
This museum has a large collection of the works of Henrique and Francisco Franco, including oil paintings, drawings, engravings and small frescos created by Henrique Franco and sculptures, drawings and engravings created by his brother, sculptor Francisco Franco.
Monte is a civil parish in the municipality and a suburb of Funchal in the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira. Locally, the parish is also known as Nossa Senhora do Monte. The population in 2011 was 6,701, in an area of 18.59 km². Monte is located a few kilometres east of Funchal.
Madeira Botanical Garden This 35 000 m² property surrounded by fantastic views of mountains in the north and the ocean in the south, belonged to the Reid’s family, was created in 1960. also known as Quinta do Bom Successo, is situated about 3 kilometers from the center of Funchal City.
The Madeira Military Museum is located in the São Lourenço Palace in Funchal. This museum displays various collections of weapons from the eighteenth century to the present day, as well as the evolution of the construction of the St. Lawrence fortress, where the museum is located.
The Monte Palace Museum is an ideal exhibition space nestled within the beautiful surroundings of a tropical garden. There are three floors, two of which are dedicated to sculptures and the third houses a unique mineral collection gathered from the four corners of the world.
Assim na cidade do Funchal, o nucleo do Acucar servira para ajudar a criar elos de ligacao na cidade, que possui ainda memorias vivas desse passado. Este museu nao pretende ser um espaco de afirmacao dos processos de fabrico e exportacao do Acucar, mas dedicar-se as suas consequencias culturais e artisticas.
Madeira is a fortified wine produced and bottled in Madeira - a Portuguese island off the coast of Morocco - using specific grape varieties, aged by the unique heating system, making use of the same ancient ageing techniques that have passed from father to son, from one generation to another. This iconic fortified wine is virtually indestructible.
Paços do Concelho do Funchal is listening to Fado de Coimbra with César Dias and 4 others at Colégio dos Jesuítas do Funchal. · December 14, 2016 · Em Dezembro, o sarau de fados da Associação Académica da Universidade da Madeira é na sexta, 16, às 21:00, no Colégio dos Jesuítas do Funchal.
Set within the magnificent Palheiro Estate and lying adjacent to the five-star Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro – a Relais & Châteaux property – the 18-hole, par 72 Championship golf course meanders through a pristine environment of maritime pine and botanical woodland embroidered with lush, sub-tropical vegetation.
Depending on the weather conditions, from Pico do Arieiro you can either see endless chasms cutting through red and green colored hills or a soft carpet of white clouds rolling beneath your feet. With a height of 1,818 m (5,965 ft), the peak is the highest spot on Madeira.
The Pico Ruivo is the highest point on the mountainous Madeira and standing at 1,862m above sea level the summit provides spectacular views over the entire island. The climb to the top of Pico Ruivo provides for a challenging hike and there are two excellent routes of varying degrees of difficulty.
Santa Catarina Park, with an area of around 36,000 m2, is located between Avenida do Infante and Avenida Sá Carneiro. With fantastic views over Funchal, from the bay to Ponta do Garajau, this park has a huge lawn surrounded by flowerbeds full of trees, shrubs and plant species from all over the world.
The Palace of Saint Lawrence presents a Military, Manueline and Mannerist architecture which underwent changes through the ages, progressively transforming it into a "national palace". In the centre of Funchal we can visit the Palace of Saint Lawrence, also known as Fortress of Saint Lawrence.
The Saint Peter Church is located in Funchal. This church was completed in 1743, it features a remarkable collection of architectural and decorative elements from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century that stands out for its mannerist door, pews, dated 1633, and the beautiful set of tiles of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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