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Campanário Viewpoint

The Campanário Viewpoint is a tourist attraction of rare beauty located on Madeira Island, Portugal. Its specific location in the parish of Campanário, Ribeira Brava, provides breathtaking views of the sea and mountains, making it a magical and unique place. For information on Madeira, visit ‘Things To Do In Madeira‘. To discover attractions in Funchal, please refer to ‘Things To Do In Funchal‘.

  • Coordenadas: 32.668116, -17.033614

Legend has it that while sailing around Cabo Girão in the 15th century, the navigators spotted a small islet emerging from the sea on the south coast of the island, with a shape resembling that of a bell tower. The name of this viewpoint is associated with this historic moment.


This charming place is on a left curve of the road from Campanário, offering a panoramic view from Ribeira Brava to Ponta do Sol. Moreover, one can observe the Campanário mountain range to Fajã da Ovelha, a true spectacle for the senses.

With unparalleled natural beauty, the Campanário Viewpoint is the ideal place to appreciate the colourful Madeira Island, where the sea and mountains meet, creating a stunning visual display.

The vibrant colours, textures, and sounds of nature enrich the experience of those who visit this unique place, making it an unmissable location for anyone seeking a contemplation experience.

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Fajã dos Padres

An unforgettable trip is not just defined by luxury. Fajã dos Padres is proof of that. There, we find small stone cottages situated by the sea, equipped with private terraces that offer breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.

For those seeking a cosy and unique retreat, Fajã dos Padres is a perfect choice. Accessible by a spectacular cable car ride, the Fajã features a secluded beach and a wide variety of exotic fruits and vegetables

Cabo Girão Skywalk

Cabo Girão is a renowned tourist landmark on the island of Madeira, providing spectacular views of the ocean and surrounding coast. Hiking enthusiasts can enjoy the Levada do Norte trail, which starts from Cabo Girão and extends to the Boa Morte region in Ribeira Brava. This trail is the perfect choice for an outdoor adventure and breathtaking scenery.

Madeira Ethnographic Museum (Ribeira Brava)

The museum is a true cultural treasure, standing out for its diverse exhibitions that include elegant Madeiran embroideries and a remarkable collection of antique farming tools.

Moreover, the museum gardens are a true masterpiece of nature, filled with tropical plants and flowers, providing a peaceful and inspiring environment. They are a unique opportunity to learn about the culture and history of the island, as well as to admire the beauty and craftsmanship of the region. Don’t miss the chance to visit!

Ribeira Brava Beach

The beach is characterized by its crystal-clear waters and extensive coastline, with some areas of sand and others with pebbles.

What really stands out is the newly renovated promenade that runs along the entire beach, making it perfect for a pleasant stroll along the coast. The beach is ideal for those seeking to enjoy the regional natural beauty.

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