The village of Arco da Calheta

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EtymologyEtymology
The name of this village of the commune of Calheta, comes from the aspect of the mountains above village, which form an arc of a circle.

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Arco da Calheta is located at 300 m above sea level.

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Igreja de São Brás
Parish church São Brás of the 18th century.
Nossa Senhora do Loreto
Vault Our Lady de Lorette (16th century), nicely located.
Senhor das Montanhas
Above Arco da Calheta takes care the Lord of the Mountains, an immense statue of Christ.
Miradouro
After Arco da Calheta, while going towards Funchal, this view-point offers a view from above on the banana plantations of Madalena do Mar, and the white lathe of its church which spouts out of the greenery.

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