16/09/2021 - 18/09/2021
According to legend, several hopeless fishermen promised to build a chapel in honor to Our Lady of Piety if they were saved from the sea’s rage. This promise was fulfilled and now, for many years, on the third weekend of...
08/10/2021 - 09/10/2021
Every year, in the bay of Machico, the city switches off all its lights leaving the candle and torches light guiding the religious procession along its streets. The legend tells the story of the image of the Lord of the...
From the second half of December until Christmas eve, Madeirans get up at the crack of dawn to participate in the masses honoring Our Lady.After mass, in the church square, people share sandwiches of “carne de vinha d’alhos” (pork in...
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