The parish of Our Lady of Mount was established in 1565, is now designated only by Monte. Mount is one of the nicest places in Madeira.
With a prime location in the amphitheater of Funchal, the village of Monte, located about 9 km from the center. and 550 m above sea level is undoubtedly one of the places to visit in Funchal.
With lush vegetation and superb views of the amphitheater and bay of Funchal, was from the early days of tourism on the island, the place of choice of visitors to Madeira.