Engenho de Cana-de-açúcar das Casas Próximas

This is a device of 19th century sugar cane, classified as Local Cultural Value. The Northern Mills company, which still produces sugar cane brandy, is the only sugar mill passeios original 19th-century technology, constituting a Museum of great patrimonial importance.


Casas Próximas
9225-050,Porto da Cruz


  • Easy external parking
  • Typical houses & Relevant buildings
  • Visitable (with a guide)
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Monuments near Engenho de Cana-de-açúcar das Casas Próximas

Busto de Estátua de Tristão Vaz Teixeira

Bust in homage of Tristão Vaz Teixeira, colonizer of Porto Santo and Madeira Islands. It was cut in stone by Anjos Teixeira in 1972.

Forte de Nossa Senhora do Amparo

Ancient fortress, built in the XVIII century to defend the Machico beach. It now works as information’s post.

Forte de São João Baptista ou do Desembarcadouro

The Fort of São João Baptista, next to the Marina of Machico, was built by order of the Governor, captain general Duarte Sodré Pereira, in the year 1708. His n…

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição / Matriz de Machico

Temple built by Branca Teixeira, daughter of the first Captain-Donatário Tristão Vaz Teixeira, based on the 13th century Chapel of the Magi, remodeled and expa…

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