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Northeast Santana Traditional Houses 4×4 Safari Full-Day Tour – Explore the NorthEast of Madeira Island. We will take you thru the old roads and off road to see the magnificent panoramic views, UNESCO forest, traditional Santana houses, sea cliffs, old traditional mills and rum factories.
Enjoy the opportunity to see Madeira Island in a 4×4 vehicle with a open top roof, and it will me a memorable experience.
Santana is a small village on the Portuguese island of Madeira known for its unique traditional houses. The locals originally used these houses, known as palheiros, with triangular shapes and thatched roofs, for storing goods and providing shelter for cattle. Today, tourists can explore and experience these houses that have been converted into attractions.
The Santana houses are unique in their design and construction. Made of stone and covered with thatched roofs, they can withstand harsh weather conditions such as wind and rain. The houses have two stories, with the upper floor used as living quarters and the lower floor for storage. Bright colors adorn some of the houses, enhancing the picturesque landscape of the village.
Visitors to Santana can explore the village’s streets and admire the traditional houses. A museum in the village provides insight into the history and culture of the area. Tourists can also enjoy traditional Madeiran cuisine in local restaurants and cafes. Santana serves as a starting point for hiking and exploring nearby trails, including the UNESCO-listed Laurisilva forest.
Santana Traditional Houses are a unique and picturesque tourist attraction on the island of Madeira. With their triangular shape and thatched roofs, they are a testament to the ingenuity of the locals who built them. Visitors can enjoy exploring the village, dining on traditional cuisine, and using it as a base for hiking and exploring the beautiful surroundings.
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