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Best part of todays trip by rented car was not Santana but the traveling from Funchal to Santana across the island while passing and visiting the valley of the nuns. However, Santana wooden houses show the poor economic situation in the past.
We had a nice visit here, saw the unique timber framed houses, two of which are now shops but there is still one still inhabited by an elderly gentleman. So small only 2 rooms you would have to keep it very tidy.
The traditional Santana houses are very few in number and only one of them is a true remain of the past. It's in the center of the village and it is private owned and the owner will happily give you a free tour of the...More
I was expecting traditional houses throughout the village but I hadn't really read up about it, I was disappointed, it really only is a few houses set up with local wares. Ok to stop on the way back down the mountain but that's about it
As everyone else has said, this is a sweet little village making money from tourists who come to see the little houses. In the centre of the village there are 4-5 of them that you can take pictures of, go inside (OMG they are tourist...More
Such a pretty place to visit in madeira, all the traditional houses were so cute. A lovely friendly little town, a few little cafes to get a drink and bite to eat, throughly enjoyed this trip on our holiday
Decided to catch the bus from Funchal to Santana (103). It was only €4.70. Arrived at Santana after about 95 minutes. Breathtaking views but I wouldn't recommend it if you suffer from travel sickness. Luckily I managed to reach the destination without embarrassing myself. The...More