Levada Trails of Madeira Island - from 300eur - Small Groups 1 Levadas Walks Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

Levada Trails of Madeira Island – from 300eur – Small Groups

Walking Week In Madeira Following Madeira’s characteristic ‘levadas’ (narrow irrigation channels) we walk some of the best trails on this dramatically beautiful volcanic island. Hike the impressive ‘balcony walk’ – a path hewn into the cliff face – to the summit of Pico Ruivo (1862m). We also spend time in the capital Funchal where we can enjoy some fresh fish and a glass of Madeira wine! Tour Highlights Funchal – Laid-back city with beautiful gardens, parks, historic buildings and a colourful market Sao Lourenco Peninsula – Cliff top walk with…

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Places to visit in Madeira – 10 of the most beautiful

This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush vegetarian and exotic flowers, the tourist masses tend to avoid this subtropical paradise leaving its natural beauty to those in the know. Here is our guest writer’s choice for 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira… Monte Palace Tropical Garden One of Madeira’s top attractions, the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens are set in the hills high above Funchal. The gardens feature thousands…

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Madeira Levada Walks – levadas madeira

Best website to book, a walk in Levadas da Madeira MBtravel is specialist forMadeira Levada walks, walking tours and ecotourism – with us you can feel all the nature of Madeira. Tours can be booked in different languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and German. As well we can arrange your complete holiday for you and offer special hotel rates in combination with walks and other sports like golf and diving. www.levadasmadeira.com – Madeira Levada Walks Welcome do Levadas Madeira. Madeira Island is known not only for its magnificent and breathtaking nature, as…

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Madeira music festival - 27 and 28 December - Madeira Winter Fest 3 EVENTS Madeira News 

Madeira music festival – 27 and 28 December – Madeira Winter Fest

Madeira Island Winter Fest will take place on Madeira Technopole, on 27 and 28 December. A star-studded as Love Electro, Carminho, Joana Machado, Moonspell, Calamity Islet and Karnak Seti poster. Do not miss this opportunity and buy your tickets! Madeira music festival Tickets now on sale for the return of the Portuguese Moonspell stage after his tour of the Eastern region of Europe, Russia, Siberia and China. Madeira music festival On 27 and 28 December, in Technology and Science Park, Funchal, Madeira will fill all the space and show the…

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Madeira Events for november

November is the month of the Chestnut Festival. It is also in November that it takes place other important events such as the Madeira International Bridge Open. Porto Santo Half Marathon November, 2nd and 3rd The Madeira Athletics Association, in partnership with Porto Santo Line, will be promoting another edition of the Porto Santo´s Half Marathon. The route has an extension of about 21 km and will offer athletes the opportunity to discover some of the most beautiful and emblematic sites of the Golden Island, such as Ana Ferreira Peak, Campo…

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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 emerges as the Portuguese city with the highest quality of life, followed by Funchal. City With The Highest Quality Of Life The study was based on questionnaires, between September and November 2011, a representative sample of the population of each district capital of the country and the city of Setúbal been ranked in…

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Curral das Freiras – The only place does not see the sea in Madeira

Situated in a deep valley , surrounded by hills , the village of Nun’s Valley is located around 29 kilometers from the headquarters of the Board of Câmara de Lobos , Madeira Island . Their patron saint is Our Lady of Deliverance , celebrated every year on the last Sunday of August . Curral Das Freiras picture Since it was originally a settlement of difficult access , frequented mainly by semi -nomadic herders , it soon created favorable conditions for the refuge not only slaves that there could your letter…

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Madeira Nature Festival - 30 September to 6 October 5 EVENTS Madeira Island News 

Madeira Nature Festival – 30 September to 6 October

The Madeira Nature Festival ( Festival of Nature ) , is a new event in the calendar of tourist activities , whose first edition was held in October 2011 , and aims to promote tourist activities in the context of nature by encouraging the practice of activities that enable direct contact with the rich natural heritage of Madeira . For a week , the Madeira Nature Festival promotes and celebrates with their visitors what nature has to offer . Both in the hills, and in the air or at sea…

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Levada Rabaçal – 25 Fontes

The flow of 25 Fontes is one of the most popular of Madeira. His name lives up to the number of sources and small waterfalls that you can count on when we reached the place. Starting Rabaçal toward 25 Fontes, the path reveals landscapes and wonderful sensations. Along the way you can enjoy a wide variety of endemic flora and fauna of the region. Enjoy the contact with nature and soak up everything she has to offer! Levada Rabaçal picture Upon arriving at the location of 25 Fontes marvel at…

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Levada do Rei Levadas Walks Madeira Island News 

Levada do Rei – Ribeiro Bonito

This route connects the station of Damaged Water Therapy in St. George, carried within the womb of Ribeiro Bonito. It’s from a combined forest that run most of the streams current. Levada Do Rei image Now Ribeiro Bonito, the sensation is of being in a real pure sanctuary. The Ribeiro Bonito is without doubt one of the areas the place dwells the Laurel Forest – World Pure Heritage by UNESCO since 1999 – a real unspoilt! Right here, the clear water is flanked by Tis (Ocotea laurel), Laurel (Laurus azorica)…

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