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Ponta Delgada, São Cristovão, Boaventura

Wandering the northeast coast of Madeira

Milan Kment
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Ponta Delgada, São Cristovão, Boaventura
Inserted: 10.12.2021
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Small towns, old buildings, beautiful views of the cliffs, the ocean and most importantly very little tourism: all this is offered by the northern part of Madeira.Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?…

Ponta Delgada

Our first stop is the town of Ponta Delgada with views of the ocean and mountains.

Ponta Delgada
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Ponta Delgada

The dominant feature of this quiet place with a fishing tradition is the church built in the 16th century. On the first Sunday in September, a religious festival is held here, which attracts pilgrims from all over the island.

Ponta Delgada
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Ponta Delgada

There is peace during our visit. We do not hesitate and set out into the surrounding streets to soak up the atmosphere of a quiet place full of old houses and vines.

Ponta Delgada
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São Cristovão

A short crossing through the tunnel along the VE1 road and turning north at the roundabout takes you to the São Cristovão viewpoint. Steep rock walls rise from the ocean in front of us.

São Cristovão
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São Cristovão

Views of the steep and wild coast are complemented by old houses and traditional ornate „azulejos“ tiles.

São Cristovão
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São Cristovão

The local environment looks really authentic.

São Cristovão
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Boaventura

About one kilometer from us as the crow flies, in front of a mountain backdrop, there is a long, almost isolated town, an oasis of calm, Boaventura.

Boaventura
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Boaventura

We walk through the streets of the city and discover its secrets and hidden corners.

Boaventura
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Arch of Sao Jorge

We continue on the mountain road and stop in the small village of Arco de São Jorge. From Igreja do Arco de São Jorge we continue on foot to the cliff views. Here, too, we find very authentic nooks and crannies.

Arch of Sao Jorge
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Miradouro Beira da Quinta

We end exploring this attractive part of the island at the Miradouro Beira da Quinta viewpoint, where we climb (comfortably by car) along the ER211 road.

Miradouro Beira da Quinta
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