São Vicente in Madeira Island Locals 

São Vicente in Madeira Island

The Municipality of São Vicente is a Portuguese municipality on the island of Madeira, Autonomous Region of Madeira, with its seat in the village of São Vivente, which gave its name to the municipality and to the parish of which it is part. São Vicente is a pleasant village in the north of the island that lies in one of Madeira’s most beautiful valleys and where you can find caves of volcanic origin. The Municipality of São Vicente was created in 1835, comprising the current parishes of Ponta Delgada, São…

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Panelo Feast in São Vicente [year] Events 

Panelo Feast in São Vicente 2024

Panelo Feast “Festa do Panelo” Chão da Ribeira do Seixal In the charming village of Chão da Ribeira, Madeira, a culinary tradition known as the Panelo Feast brings together locals and visitors in a celebration of community, heritage, and gastronomy. Held annually in January, this feast is more than just a meal; it’s a symbol of Madeira’s rich cultural fabric. This article delves into the Panelo Feast, exploring its history, significance, and the unique culinary experience it offers. This is a famous and old Madeira tradition enjoyed with a special…

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São Vicente Locals 

Caves and the Volcano of São Vicente

If you go to the north coast of Madeira, be sure to visit two important centers of science and knowledge, and the Volcano Caves of Sao Vicente .This center manages to combine culture and education with leisure and entertainment through audio-visual projections that recreate volcanic eruptions and the ‘ birth ‘ of an island. Here you can also visit the famous Caves of Sao Vicente ( which already existed and which were included in the Center for Volcanology ) and stroll through the beautiful gardens planted with endemic flora of…

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