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Camacha Tourist Information

Camacha is part of the district of Santa Cruz, on Madeira, Portugal. Neighbouring parishes are Funchal and Machico.
The picturesque village of Camacha is located in the hills and surrounded by the subtropical forest Laurisilva.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Camacha

Camacha is known for its annual Apple Festival and its rich folklore tradition. The willow craft industry has influenced Camacha and is still very popular in the village. When visiting Camacha, you should not miss watching basket makers creating furniture, hats, and baskets.
The viewpoint of Miradouro do Largo da Achada offers stunning views over the region. Other places of interest in Camacha are the Mother Church and Salgados Architectonic Centre.

Family Days out in Camacha

Due to its close proximity to Madeira's capital Funchal, there is a lot to do for you and your children during your stay in Camacha. Hotels in this region are generally child friendly and very welcoming to families.

Sport in Camacha

The first football in Portugal was played in Camacha (at Largo da Achada) in 1875, therefore the region has a very long tradition in this sport.
The Levadas da Azenha Walk crosses Camacha.

Shopping in Camacha

As Camacha is world-famous for its willow craft industry, you are well advised to buy wicker produce, at least as a souvenir.

Nightlife in Camacha

Camacha offers local restaurants for your nights out in Madeira and buses run to and from Madeira's nightlife capital Funchal frequently.

Transport in Camacha/ Madeira

Madeira International Airport (FNC) in Funchal is not far from Camacha and offers frequent services to and from Madeira.
Cruise ships also take you to Madeira and a ferry ships you to Portimão (Algarve) once a week.
Madeira has an extensive bus system which transports you across the island.

Official Tourism Office for Camacha/ Madeira

Airport Tourist Office
Santa Catarina de Baixo
9100 Santa Cruz

http://www.visitmadeira.pt/