In the Portuguese island, Madeira, you can find Sao Vicente along the north-west coast. Although it's located near the coast, it is well known as one of the more sheltered hinterland. Once you visit this place, you can admire the big houses, that run you back to the XVIII century.
Achadas da Cruz is a small village in the municipality of Porto Moniz, in Madeira, the Portuguese island. This place gives you the opportunity to run back to the old days, when everything was so pure and people were really close to nature.