8 Things To Do in Madeira Madeira News 

8 Things To Do in Madeira Islands

With its outstanding mix of stunning natural beauty, quaint historic towns and inviting year-round climate, the lovely Portuguese island of Madeira is an ideal destination for lovers of nature and outdoor activities. The archipelago, which technically comprises Madeira, Porto Santo and the nature-protected Desertas Islands, lies splendidly isolated in the Atlantic Ocean, somewhere 1000 km from the European mainland and 520 km from the coast of Africa. 1 – Take a Levada Walk [youtube id=”x48uXhVB1bU” width=”620″ height=”360″] Madeira is especially famous for its spectacular Levada walks, and for good reason.…

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Diocese of Funchal LOCALS Madeira Island News Madeira News 

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 diocese was placed under the auspices of the archdiocese of Lisbon. Diocese of Funchal Nineteen years later, on the 31st of January 1533, it was raised to the dignified status of archdiocese, making it for the following twenty two years the largest metropolitan archdiocese in the world, having jurisdiction over the dioceses of…

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Royal Savoy Hotels and Savoy Gardens awarded TripAdvisor 1 HOTELS/ACCOMODATION Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

Royal Savoy Hotels and Savoy Gardens awarded TripAdvisor

Hotels Madeira Royal Savoy and Savoy Gardens just been given the 2014 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, a portal which enables travelers on leisure or business, the evaluation of their traveling experiences. Hotels Royal Savoy and Savoy Gardens   Savoy Gardens continued as the two. º hotel in the autonomous region of Madeira in his highest scoring category one of 25 4-star resorts. The awards represent the growing difficulty of the group, reviewers and direction, in corresponding with increasing efficacy to the expectations of customers, raising the utmost level of support.…

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Madeira Cherry Festival 2 EVENTS Excursions Madeira News 

Madeira Cherry Festival

Date: 14, 15 June Local: Jardim da Serra The rural village of Jardim da Serra, located in the upper part of Câmara de Lobos, hosts the Cherry Festival, a popular event that promotes the local tradition of this parish. This festivity oers a wide range of sports and leisure activities that culminate with an ethnographic parade in a tribute to the harvesting of this delicious fruit. [youtube id=”nhp1id0D9s8″ width=”620″ height=”360″]

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Madeira Music Festival EVENTS Madeira Island News Madeira News 

Madeira Music Festival XXXV

From June 6 to 15, the Madeira Music Festival, once again, brings to the island the possibility of experiencing and enjoying a richer cultural offer in the field of classical music. Madeira Music Festival With a diversified programme, including concerts and recitals from erudite music to contemporary dance, the Music festival is a remarkable event that seeks to rouse a cultural impact and mark the take-off of the summer season’s festivals. An event that has been enriching the Madeira Atlantic Festival for some years, it is also a strong presence…

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Hotels in Porto Santo is in demand this summer 3 HOTELS/ACCOMODATION PORTO SANTO 

Hotels in Porto Santo is in demand this summer

The director of Lazermar Hotels in Porto Santo, is optimistic about the summer approaching, regarding tourism in the island . Hyginus Santos admits that Easter was not the best but believes that the operations provided for the strongest months will be positive. For now , emphasizes that the Italians are back , with direct flights from Milan , Italy, and returned to fly TAP Lisbon on Fridays and Sundays . And , to May 5 , the flights back to England, London and Manchester . Here are direct links to…

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Underwater Nature Madeira Festival II 4 EVENTS LOCALS Madeira Island News 

Underwater Nature Madeira Festival II

2nd to 7th June The second edition of the “Underwater Nature Festival” is scheduled for the beginning of next month. This recreational sporting event aims to promote and raise awareness of the Garajau Natural Reserve, a marine reserve of about 376 hectares, situated on the south coast of Madeira, between Lazaretto (Funchal) and Ponta da Oliveira (Caniço de Baixo). Underwater Nature Madeira Festival   As the name indicates, the programme will focus on diving and other sea related activities and on environmental actions carried out in the Reserve. This event…

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Sailing week madeira 2014 EVENTS LOCALS Madeira News 

Sailing week madeira

JULY 26 th – JULY 31 st JULY 31 st – AUGUST 5 th AUGUST 5 th – AUGUST 10 th Sailing week madeira ONE WEEK IN A PRIVATE SAILBOAT TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE SUN, THE SEA AND EXCLUSIVE PARTIES IN WHITE SAND BEACHES. COME ON BOARD AND ENJOY AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE IN UNIQUE SCENARIOS OF MAGNIFICENT BEAUTY IN THE ISLE OF MADEIRA AND PORTO SANTO! Dive in crystalline waters, dance on the beach with your feet touching the sand and watch the sunset or sunbathe in the privacy of…

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Meeting Canyoning Madeira 5 EVENTS Excursions Madeira Island News 

Meeting Canyoning Madeira

Clube Naval perform Seixal organizes Meeting Canyoning Madeira. Meeting Canyoning Madeira is a event organized by the Sailing Club of Seixal and the Mountain Camping Federation of Portugal. This event has as principal goal promoting Madeira’s tremendous capacity for the practice of the sports activity, and encouraging the discussion and exchange of experiences between practitioners. It includes workshops and lectures open to the participation of people of different nationalities. During this event, participants have the chance to go through several canyons in various areas most of which are situated in…

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Machico Sixteenth Century Market IX

Event dates: 6, 7 and June 8 Local: Machico [youtube id=”fkHwvpGcS2E” width=”620″ height=”360″] Machico hosts the 9th edition of the 16th-century Market, an event that evokes the historical period of the discovery of the island, which has gained a prominent cultural status . Organized by the Municipal Council of Machico and in partnership with the Elementary and Secondary Schools of Machico, this initiative takes place in Machico´s downtown at Largo da Praça, in Alameda Dr. José António de Almada, and oers a number of cultural and musical activities. Machico Sixteenth Century…

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