Ponta do Sol - THE BEST Things to Do 1 LOCALS 

Ponta do Sol – THE BEST Things to Do

Located on the south coast of the island, Ponta do Sol is currently the seat of the municipality and has about 8,200 inhabitants in its area of 43.3 Km2. This is considered the hottest County on the island and where the sun shines for more hours. Economic activity is based on the primary sector, where agriculture stands out, with the predominance of sugarcane and banana production; horticulture and floriculture. The traditional trade and hotel trade are also important. In the municipality there is a plant export company. In this municipality…

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Ponta do Sol - THE BEST Things to Do 2 EVENTS 

Madeira Micro International Film Festival at Ponta do Sol

The three-day Madeira Micro Film Festival takes place in a wonderful Art Deco cinema nestled atop a cliff. The cinema, which is almost 100 years old with spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean is located in the sleepy, seaside village of “Ponta Do Sol”, on the volcanic island of Madeira. The village and its surroundings evoke culturally rich days gone by, preserved like a ghost town, with a mystical air eerily reminiscent of something out of the work of Lynch or Cronenberg. Madeira Micro International Film The festival will feature…

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