Follow the link to be directed to home page of the Principality and take a virtual tour around the Forte Sao Jose.
Meet the Prince in a rare but candid interview with Yvette Vieira.
Find out about the history of the Principalaity of Ilhue da Pontinha here, from its humble beginnings to the creation of a new, albeit small, nation.
New Year's Eve in Madeira? Funchal is where you'll want to be! The stupendous firework display is considered to be one of the most spectacular in the world.
The aim of the UK Diplomatic Mission for the Principado Ilhéu da Pontinha is two fold:
Firstly, to gain recognition for the Principality of Pontinha from the international community. The Principality was created by Royal Charter by King Carlos 1st of Portugal in 1903, granting sovereignty to the owners of the “fort and the rock upon which it stands”.
Secondly, to help raise awareness of HRH Prince Renato Barros campaign to bring democracy to the International Monetary Fund and thereby creating a freer, more just system of banking which will benefit all the people of the world rather than a select few.
This office intends to do this by using the following:
Check the link below for general travel advice abroad and preperations for visiting the Principality.
Here you will find the latest information regarding travel to the Principality of Ilhue da Pontinha via Madiera.
15th March 2013
18th February 2013