machico LOCALS 

Machico is a historic city

Located on the east shore of Madeira Island, about 22 kilometers from Funchal, this municipality has an magnificent historical significance. It was the following that Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira disembarked, at 14-19, once they found Madeira. Machico switched on city on 2 nd August 1996 and contains approximately 20,000 inhabitants distributed one of its 6-8 km2. Legend has it as of now a century earlier than this revelation, Robert Machim and Anna d’Arfet had discovered asylum right here. The bending of this name Machim came around within the…

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mercadoquinhentista EVENTS 

Machico Sixteenth Century Market IX

Event dates: 6, 7 and June 8 Local: Machico Machico hosts the 9th edition of the 16th-century Market, an event that evokes the historical period of the discovery of the island, which has gained a prominent cultural status . Organized by the Municipal Council of Machico and in partnership with the Elementary and Secondary Schools of Machico, this initiative takes place in Machico´s downtown at Largo da Praça, in Alameda Dr. José António de Almada, and oers a number of cultural and musical activities. Machico Sixteenth Century Market More info: Machico is…

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Museum Nucleus Machico - Solar do Ribeirinho 1 LOCALS 

Museum Nucleus Machico – Solar do Ribeirinho

The museum space and collections The Museum Centre of Machico is a cultural institution created by the Municipality of Machico , after recovery of Riverside Property Solar (built in the seventeenth century ) . In this museum you can find , in an interactive way , stories and characters that made the current city of Machico throughout its nearly 600 -year history , divided by four themes on display . In the course of the four thematic visitors can discover and witness many historical objects : a cross of Machin…

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