History of Camacha

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Ox-Carts at Largo da Achada in Camacha
Florists from Camacha Woman caring baskets made from wicker on their heads filled with flower to sell to the tourists arriving in boats at the pier of Funchal.
The first time football was played in Portugal, It is known that in 1875, Henry Hinton at 18 years of age, brought the first football to Madeira Island, which was played by himself and other boys nearly every week at the central Camacha square in front of Café Relógio, the same square where H. Hinton would spend most of his weekends at his father estate "Quinta da Achadinha".
The Clock Tower, "Torre do Relógio" The first element that was built of what develop into a Cafe and later to the great factory that is known today as the Café Relógio
Hand Knitted Transportation Nets These nets where used for caring the wealthy when they needed to travel, sometimes very long distances long distanced, throw the narrow pathways of olden day Madeira.
Café Relógio When later the Cafe was added to the already standing Clock Tower.

Café Relógio


Largo Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas  12


9135-053 Camacha, Madeira - Portugal



Tel          00 351  291 922 777

                00 351  291 922 114


Fax         00351 291 922 415


e-mail    caferelogio@caferelogio.com