Learn the Volcanic origins of Madeira, a story with millions of years ready to be told at São Vicente Volcanic Caves.
The Volcanism Centre has the “Origin of Madeira” exhibitions along with many others that will surely interest you. Here,you go on a journey and discover the Island in its infancy and find out how it was grown and transformed into what it is today.
Created by nature 890 thousand years ago, the São Vicente Caves are without doubt, the richest geological find in Madeira and are considered by many to be the Island’s cradle.
It is opportunity, for you to embark on an adventure that will allow you to follow the trails that the incandescent lava opened up millions of years ago and discovered a fauna that has probably never seen the light of day. It will be a unique experience that will help you become profoundly knowledgeable about the Island of Madeira.
Then we go to Ribeira Brava a small village on the southwest coast of the island, where we visited a church from the fifteenth century. The village has several cafes and terraces for you to enjoy a little.