• 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...

  • Madeira Regional Custard Apple Exhibition in Santana

    Event date: 8th and 9th March From March, 8th to 9th the Faial Community Centre and the Farmers Association promote the Regional Custard Apple Exhibition a project that intends to promote this subtropical fruit and its derivatives,...

  • Night Market in Funchal – December 23 is celebrated the famous

    The night market is a growing but more cemented and traditions of the holiday season in the Madeira Archipelago . Excellent for socializing and demonstration of true Christmas spirit Madeira Night Market in Funchal The Night Market...

  • Anona da Madeira

    The Anona is a tropical fruit originating in Peru and Ecuador, which Madeira is grown to a height of 500 meters, the fruiting period from November to January . In Madeira there are two varieties , easily...

  • Caniçal
    Caniçal: Location with traditions in fishing

    Caniçal is a parish in the municipality of Machico , with 11.46 km ² and about 6000 inhabitants , being an essentially young population . Density : 524 inhabitants / km ² . It is located at...

  • Ingenuity Society Mills Calheta – Sociedade de Engenhos da Calheta

    Calheta, also has one of the few mills cane sugar still in operation on the island of Madeira, Mill Machinery Society of Calheta , which arose in a period of great industrial development, more precisely in the...

  • What you eat on the island of Madeira – Traditional dishes of madeiran food

    Madeira Island – ‘the pearl of the Atlantic’ – keeps the promise of extraordinary holidays with its magnificent scenery, mild climate, serene ambience, colourful folk traditions and, last but not least, its seductive gastronomy. The local cuisine...

  • Eira do Serrado
    Eira do Serrado viewpoint – Curral das Freiras viewpoint

    Eira do Sawn Only 25 minutes north of Funchal, visitors will find one of the most famous landscapes of wood that you can admire from the viewpoint of the floor of the sawed at an altitude of...

  • Poncha – The traditional drink of Madeira

    Poncha , is the most traditional drink of Madeira ! That is to say : Who’s going to Madeira and not drink , can not boast that knows truly the pearl of the Atlantic. Although typical county...

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    Funchal gets second city with the highest quality of life

    The DECO (an independent) recently published a study on the quality of life of some cities conducted by consumer associations in Spain, Italy, Belgium and Brazil. We analyzed 124 cities in 5 countries, including Portugal, Viseu and...

  • Meats of Madeira – Food with tradition

    The island of Madeira has been known for its rich and varied cuisine which includes , in addition to other important factors , the presence of meat . The menu was varied meat , served with chicken...

  • Piscinas naturais do Porto Moniz
    Pool with sea water – Piscinas naturais do Porto Moniz

    The pools port Moniz are the main attraction of this small village on the north coast of Madeira island. The sea ‘throws up’ between bizarre lava rocks that fill the tide with crystal clear waters. Pool With...