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.

Contacts


Rua General António Teixeira de Aguiar
9200-094,Machico

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

    opening hours


    Verão

  • monday: 09:00-12:30
  • tuesday: 14:00-17:00
  • thursday: 14:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 09:00-12:30
  • friday: 09:00-12:30
  • saturday: 09:30-12:00


  • Inverno

  • monday: 14:00-17:00
  • tuesday: 09:00-12:30
  • thursday: 09:00-12:30
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:00
  • friday: 14:00-17:00

Monuments near Forte de Nossa Senhora do Amparo

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.

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 onl…

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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