• MSC Preziosa made debut in Funchal harbor

    The cruise ship MSC Preziosa made its debut in Funchal harbor on 16 November 2014. The cruise, docked by 8 hours from Lisbon. It is the latest MSC Cruises fleet project, began activity in March last year....

  • Funchal has a new face

    The Praça do Povo opened last November 8, 2014, giving a new image to the sea front of Funchal. Funchal grown and is more beautiful with this intervention was born the Praça do Povo, a work of...

  • Funchal reveillon 2014

    Madeira New year festivities – Reveillon 2014/2015 Legend of Saint Sylvester The Funchal reveillon 2014. On the last night of the year, being the Virgin Mary tilting in the skies over the ocean, St. Sylvester came to...

  • Diocese of Funchal
    Diocese of Funchal celebrates 500 years – Religion

    The Diocese of Funchal was created on June 12th, 1514, by Papal Bull Pro excellenti præeminentia of Pope Leo X, after Funchal was granted city status by Manuel I, King of Portugal, in 1508. The recently created...

  • Festas da Sé 2014 – Funchal

    May 25 to June 2 The streets surrounding the Funchal Cathedral come alive at the end of May during the Festas da Sé – a typical Madeiran arraial (street party). Festas da Sé 2014 Local restaurants in...

  • Transavia: Flights Lyon to Funchal
    Transavia: Flights Lyon to Funchal

    Starting this Sunday, April 27, the Lyon–Funchal route includes 2 weekly flights in both directions (Thursdays and Sundays), with prices starting from 80 euros in the way and 70 euros in return. More at www.transavia.com

  • Funchal is the second best Portuguese city to visit

    Lisbon is the best city in Portugal to live , visit and invest , according to a ranking of Portuguese cities , released in early February , that take into account three dimensions : Investment , Tourism...

  • Carro de Cesto: The traditional transport in Funchal

    CAR BASKET OR “CARRO DE CESTOS” Every year there are thousands of people who are left fascinated by the experience of sliding at high speed on traditional and unique ” Cars Cart ” , mainly tourists visiting...

  • 34 Cruises expected in March in Funchal

    March will be a month of great movement of cruise ships in Funchal . In total, 34 cruisers , 10 different companies that will scale the jetty Pontinha . The companies that will make stops in Funchal...

  • The 3rd Half Marathon Funchal take place this Sunday, March 2 – 2014

    The Funchal Half Marathon is a sporting event of an international nature which takes place annually in the city of Funchal and that brings together athletes from many countries, in a trend more pronounced in leisure and...

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    Accommodaton in Funchal – Resorts in Madeira

    As important as the purpose of the journey is where replenish energy. The accommodation in Madeira is quite wide, from the exquisite honored traditional hotels, the modernity of the five star hotels, friendly hospitality of holiday cottages...

  • “Funchal Taste Discovery” come to Funchal snacking all night

    All Fridays = menu + drink = 3euros The ACIF – CCIM wants to streamline the center of Funchal and launched an initiative to ”  Taste Discover.” It is an event in cooperation with the catering establishments...