Machico is the second biggest city in Madeira Island. It has 67.73 km² and 21,321 inhabitants (2004), divided into 5 districts. The municipality is bordered to the south by the municipality of Santa Cruz on the west by Santana and by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and east. Here you can find pedestrian tracks throughout the mountains, lovely beaches, and good restaurants. Every year in the first week of August take place a big food festival. There you can taste various traditional dishes from Madeira. Also some music shows are offered and after closing you can always go to one of the clubs opened all night long.
- 1 Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport (FNC IATA formerly known as Santa Catarina Airport/Funchal Airport) (about 30 minutes from Funchal, in Santa Cruz municipality), ☏ . The following airlines fly regularly to Madeira International Airport: TAP Portugal, Portugália, SATA, British Airways, Norwegian Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air France, easyJet, Finnair, First Choice Airways, Thomson, LTU, Condor, SAS, Sterling, Transavia, My Travel, Binter Canarias and Jet2.com.
- Porto da Cruz — rural beach village, known for surfing