The village of Ponta do Pargo

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C Pargo bridged is there an agricultural borough (potatoes, cereals and fruits) with the white bell-tower, similar still to a minaret, frame with nearly 500 m above the most Western point of the island.
EtymologyEtymology
The name of Bridged do Pargo (Point of Pagre) evokes the miraculous fishing of enormous a pagre (pargo), a sea-bream species, made by the sailors of Zarco whereas they carried out a turn of recognition of the Madeira.

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After do Pargo Bridged, the road moves towards the southern part of Madeira and the landscapes become greener. The flowers multiply, in particular the white hydrangeas whose bushes form sometimes true hedges.

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C Pargo bridged
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The headlight (farol) solitary, at the end of the course, overhangs the praia do Pesqueiro (beach of the fisherman).

Inside the headlight, an exposure presents the whole of the headlights which Portugal has.

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Museum of the headlights of Madeira. Cliquer pour agrandir l'image.Museum of the headlights of Madeira. Cliquer pour agrandir l'image.
Sight the south-western coast since the Point of Pagre.
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Sight the north-western coast since the Point of Pagre.
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Sight towards the broad one in the direction of America
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Igreja de São Pedro
Parish church Saint Pierre (17th century).
Dead Capela de Nossa Senhora da Boa
Vault of Our Lady of the Good Death (17th century).

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