Funchal

Funchal

City Guide & Suggestions

Did you know that Madeira is known as the “Pearl of the Atlantic” due to its Great natural beauty? Set off on the discovery of the unique sensorial experiences that this island has to offer. From the capital, Funchal, to the biggest lookout point in Europe - Skywalk, you can find nooks full of history and memorable natural landscapes. Yellow Bus provides you with two open-top bus circuits, two minibus circuits and two circuits that have a special combination. Choose the most experienced for the best experience!

São Roque Chapel


The São Roque Chapel is located in the western part of the bay of Machico. The original chapel was commissioned by Tristão Vaz Teixeira and was dedicated to Saint Roque for having granted the grace of the end of the plague.
The current chapel dates back to 1739. It’s a baroque style temple with a longitudinal plan, composed of a gabled frontispiece and a baroque portal in regional ashlar masonry.
The interior is decorated with beautiful blue and white tiles depicting the life of its patron saint, a baroque painting and altarpiece.

 
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