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Calheta - Sugar factory - Calheta

Calheta - Sugar factory

Sugar

Calheta lies surrounded by vineyards and banana plantations (an abundant crop in Madeira). It also used to be the centre of the sugar-cane production, but today there is only one factory left where cane syrup is turned into rum and which is open to visitors.

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  • Written Feb 17, 2004
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Calheta - Shear - Calheta

Calheta - Shear

Shear

During June, the traditional ones still have Shear, point of meeting between cattle creators. For the curious ones, it is a chance to make contact with the reality of the mountain ranges.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 17, 2004
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