Forte do Ilhéu da Pontinha
Accordingly to the existent bibliography, facts indicate that this fort was the refuge of Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira, the finders of Madeira, before they reached the archipelago. In one of the extremities it is still possible to see the triangle where the sailors fastened their boats.
Cais da Pontinha
- Castles & Fortresses
Monuments near Forte do Ilhéu da Pontinha
Estátua de João Gonçalves Zarco
Statue inaugurated in 1914 paying homage to the Portuguese navigator from the XV century João Gonçalves Zarco, who discovered this Island.
Estátua do Padre José Marques Jardim
Statue paying homage to Padre José Marques Jardim.
Estátua do Padre Fernando Augusto da Silva
Statue paying homage to the Madeiran historian Priest Fernando Augusto da Silva.