Miradouro Do Guindaste is located on one of the slopes of the mouth of Ribeira do Faial, this viewpoint offers a panoramic view of the immense ocean that bathes the north coast of the island from Faial to Ponta de São Lourenço, and on days when visibility is good, it is possible to see the island of Porto Santo to the northeast.
This viewpoint makes it possible to see the beautiful mountains that surround the entire island, where greenery and houses, many of which are difficult to access, predominate.
It was created, along with several other parishes, by Decree of Dom David de Sousa, Bishop of Funchal, promulgated on November 24, 1960. It began its activity on January 1, 1961, with provisional headquarters in the Chapel of Nazaré, consisting of large areas or sites, all belonging to the parish of São Martinho: Nazaré, with the neighborhood of the same name and also: Pilar, Virtudes, Barreiros and Lido‑Casa Branca.
The "Fortaleza do Pico de São João", popularly referred to only as "Fortaleza do Pico", is located in the parish of São Pedro, municipality of Funchal, on the island of Madeira, Autonomous Region of Madeira, Read more…