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Liked- the noise! I loved this place, while we were there the engine was working full-time.24hours a day 7 days a week as the sugar cane was waiting to be processed. We were able to go right into the shed and watch each process and...More
Not a lot to see but.... different and I liked the tasting session. The factory is quite hard to find as it is so "ordinary" looking and not where one would expect. It is just before the church as one exits the village.
We visited this factory last Saturday. It was free to visit which is a plus but we did not have a guided tour since none were available.. We were able to view the machinery but, unfortunately for us, there were only a few translations into...More
we consider the PONCHAS one of best kept secrets of Madeira Island!
the poncha is great only verry fresh , dine in front of you with a kind of foam
is the rhum de cana- so called Agua ardente de cana
this place is an...More
It is a historic place where you find out how they were producing sugar. The entrance is free. Do not expect to see something huge. However, it shows part of the history which worth to observe and know.
As described by others, not a lot going on outside of April, but our guide was nice and knowledgable, speaking very good English. Good chances to taste the rum and poncha and honey cake. Just ignore directions via Google maps ( we wasted a lot...More
The Museum is open for free all year. We were taken around by the lady who worked there who spoke perfect english and was more than happy to show us around and explain how it all works when they make the Rum and Poncha every...More
This museum was a stop on our full day tropical tour of Madeira. The smell alone is worth the visit, not to mention the cheap samples of delicious rum, sugar cane juice and cake, now let me take a moment to mention their bolo do...More
We stopped here yesterday and were disappointed with this venue. It was decorated for Christmas inside but the only thing to see was two rooms with vats and and old sugar cane machine-no tours. We purchased a 60 cent cup of non alcoholic sugar cane...More
Well, you have to visit the rum factory. Its a must. A short 10 minute walk from Hotel Caheta beach. You can try all different rums upstairs for as little as 60cents per measure, and more than uk measure. Try the old rum. This is...More