Grutas de São Vicente Caves, Madeira

Explore the grutas de São Vicente and get to know more about the birth of the island by visiting the Volcanism Centre in Madeira. 

Grutas de  São Vicente Caves, Madeira
Grutas de São Vicente Caves
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The Volcanism Centre of Madeira and the Grutas de São Vicente Caves are the perfect mix of culture, leisure and liveliness.

This centre, located in the city of São Vicente, in Madeira, tries to make accessible for all the birth of the Earth, making special emphasis in the Archipelago of Madeira, in a fun pedagogic way, through a series of volcanic exhibitions.

Centro de Vulcanismo da
Centro de Vulcanismo da Madeira
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The Volcanism Centre is also an excellent supplementary visit to the Grutas de São Vicente Caves, using them as an example of the geological formation of the island. For this purpose, the centre counts with a pavilion where an audiovisual spectacle is shown. The show recreates the geological evolution of the caves, the the eruption of the volcano and the simulation of the birth of the island.

More information:


Sitio do Pé do Passo, São Vicente, Madeira.

Ticket price:

8€ por adulto.

Opening hors:

Every day from 10h00 to 19h00.


(+0351) 291 842 404.



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