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Canico Tourist Information

Caniço is part of Santa Cruz district in Madeira. The city is located east of Madeira's capital Funchal and borders the ocean to the south and mountains to the north.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Caniço

Places of interest in Caniço are Mother Church of Caniço, Estátua do Cristo Rei ou do Coração de Jesus, Forte dos Reis Magos, Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Consolação and Chapel of Madre de Deus. The viewing points of Pico da Atalaia and Miradouro Cristo Rei offer stunning views over the region.

Family Days out in Caniço

Madeira Theme Park is near Caniço and will keep your family busy the whole day! Hotels in this region are generally child friendly and very welcoming to families.

Sport in Caniço

Caniço's Galo Beach offers the ideal location for scuba diving as there is a rich and colourful underwater life. You can also go mountain biking to enjoy the beauty of the landscape surrounding Caniço.
The well-known Madeira Levadas walks take you through green forests and across the Levadas (mini-canals) of Madeira.

Shopping in Caniço

Caniço Shopping is a large shopping centre in the heart of Caniço and local supermarkets and small shops provide all the necessities you might wish for during your stay in Caniço.
Forum Madeira and Madeira Shopping in Funchal are not far from Caniço.

Nightlife in Caniço

Nightlife in Caniço mainly consists of a few bars in the city centre, but buses run to and from Madeira's nightlife capital Funchal frequently.

Transport in Caniço/ Madeira

Madeira International Airport (FNC) in Funchal offers frequent flights 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 Caniço/ Madeira

Avenida Arriaga Tourist Office
Avenida Arriaga, 16
9004-519 Funchal