Monday, November 18, 2019

Church of Saint John the Evangelist in Funchal

An ornate church in Mannerist and Portuguese Baroque styles, built by Jesuits in 1629 - 1647, fully completed in the middle of the 18th...

Old Town of Funchal

Historical and present main city in Madeira, developed since around 1424. The narrow streets often are adorned with the beautiful Portuguese stone sidewalks and...

Capela do Corpo Santo

A beautiful chapel, which was built in the 15th - 16th century. Main value is the exquisite interior, especially the numerous paintings on the...

Garganta Funda waterfall

Approximately 140 m tall waterfall, which slides down along a nearly vertical cliff. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.8180 N 17.2506 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Portugal, Madeira, Calheta,...

Cascata do Anjos

Some 90 m tall waterfall which often pours on the roofs of cars driving along the sea. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.6867 N 17.1138 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Agua D’Alto (São Vicente)

More than 100 m tall waterfall at the sea. The stream is sliding down along a very steep cliff. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.8096 N 17.0601 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology,...

Pedreira do Piano, Porto Santo

Former quarry of basalt with impressive formations of hexagonal basalt. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0492 N 16.3679 W Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Portugal, Madeira, Porto Santo Island,...

Quebrada Nova fields at Achadas da Cruz

Stone walled agricultural fields on a narrow land strip between 400 m tall cliffs and ocean. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.8549 N 17.2137 W Categories: Agricultural terraces Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is...

Madeira Airport runway

One of the most daring airport structures in the world - a runway which is built partly on an artificial platform, elevated on 180...

House of Columbus in Vila Baleira

A house where Christopher Columbus and his wife lived at the end of the 15th century, before Columbus discovered America. Now here is a...