The old Jesuits' College of Funchal, now the University of Madeira's rectory, has witnessed more than four centuries of History. Now it is the focal point for exhibitions, tours and several services available to our visitors.
Meeting Point: Rua dos Ferreiros, next to the Church of St. John the Evangelist or the City Hall Square.
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturdays 10:00 - 13:00Closed on Sundays and holidays
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
The College Church, dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist, is a must see attraction in Funchal that impresses visitors with its incredible interiors, that includes Madeira's finest baroque and mannerist art pieces.
The guided tour is on foot and the entrance is free of charge. Please note that the church is a place of worship and services may limit visits and our services. We will inform you previously. This is a national monument and you are always welcome, whoever you are and regardless of your beliefs. If you want to visit the Church yourself, it is always open from 10a.m. to 4p.m.
Meeting Point: In front of the church.
Free Tour Times:
Monday to Friday 11:30a.m.
Saturdays and Sundays the church is open for mass services.
Duration: 1 hour