A place in Portugal, Machico is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Machico is located at a short trip away from Funchal a major city in Portugal. Funchal, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Monte Cable Car, Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Botanical Garden Madeira. Also, to reach Machico, you'll have to take a flight to Funchal; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!