machico LOCALS 

Machico is a historic city

Located on the east coast of Madeira Island, about 22 km from Funchal, this municipality has a magnificent historical significance. It was the following that Gonçalves Zarco and Tristan Vaz Teixeira landed, between 14-19, when they found the wood. Machico moved to the city on 2 August 1996 and contains about 20,000 inhabitants distributed one of its 6-8 km2. According to legend, a century before this revelation, Robert Machim and Anna D’arfet had found asylum right here. The domain of this name Machim emerged within the name of the metropolis.…

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Machico Sixteenth Century Market IX

Event dates: 6, 7 and June 8 Local: Machico [youtube id=”fkHwvpGcS2E” width=”620″ height=”360″] 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…

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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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