Poncha is the traditional drink of Madeira 1 PRODUCTS 

Poncha is 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 of Câmara de Lobos , the is known and appreciated all over the island . It can be drunk both in summer with ice, as in the winter, because they contain lots of vitamin C. Previously, was made ​​only with brandy cane sugar adding the same amount of water, sugar and lemon peel small enough…

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New Year's Eve in Madeira 2 EVENTS 

New Year’s Eve in Madeira

Madeira New year festivities – Reveillon Legend of Saint Sylvester On the last night of the year, being the Virgin Mary tilting in the skies over the ocean, St. Sylvester came to talk to her. The Virgin Mary confided in him the reason for her sadness: she recalled the lovely Atlantis, sunken by God as a punishment on its inhabitants. While she was speaking, Our Lady wept tears of sadness and compassion. St. Sylvester noticed that they were not tears but real pearls. One of these tears fell on the…

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Where to stay in Madeira 3 Holidays homes HOTELS/ACCOMODATION 

Where to stay in Madeira

Accommodation in Madeira Where to stay in Madeira – Madeira offers a wide range of quality accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, where hospitality, personalized service, good taste and quality are the dominant features. Madeira and Porto Santo Islands are excellent locations for feeling welcomed. The hospitality of local population ensures Madeira as a great location for tourists to spend their vacation. The local population hospitality ensures Madeira as a great location for tourists to spend their vacation. The proximity with nature makes our accommodations even more popular with…

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Meeting Canyoning Madeira 4 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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Glasgow to Madeira travelling 5 Airport Transfers Madeira News TRAVEL 

Glasgow to Madeira travelling

The Jet2 started earlier this summer over a regular operation originating in the British market for the Madeira Airport . This time , the origin airport is Glasgow , Scotland . This operation , on a weekly basis , will be held on Mondays until the end of summer and IATA represents an increase of about 8,694 seats offered . Tickets are on sale in www.jet2.com . In the first flight arrived in Madeira about 154 passengers on a Boeing B737 – 800 to 189 seats . Represents an occupancy…

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Madeira was again named 'best destination island' in the World Travel Awards 6 Madeira Island News Madeira News TRAVEL 

Madeira was again named ‘best destination island’ in the World Travel Awards

Madeira was again named as ‘ best island destination ‘ in the World Travel Awards Europe , who won award in 2013 . ‘s Edition has 2014 competitors as the Balearics , Canaries, Cyprus, Malta and Sardinia and if you want to repeat the success achieved in the year past , will have to be mobilized by weight in the online vote which opened April 14 and runs until June 23 . Anyone can vote for http://www.worldtravelawards.com/nominees/2014/europe . Just have a valid registration , and the vote of the Professional…

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Funchal is the second best Portuguese city to visit 7 LOCALS Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

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 and Talent . According to the ranking, prepared by the international consulting firm Bloom Consulting and the Lusa had access, ” Lisbon is a city apart from the rest because it surpasses them both regionally and nationally .” According to the company , the ranking was constructed using statistical data from official sources…

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Garret Mcnamara surfing in Madeira island 8 LOCALS Madeira Island News Madeira News 

Garret Mcnamara surfing in Madeira island

Garret Mcnamara recently in Madeira at the invitation of Tourism of Portugal, an organization that promoted its foray into the regional territory. Garret Mcnamara Garret Mcnamara was notable for having surfed the biggest wave ever, in Nazareth – a ‘big wave’ with 30 meters high. Orlando Pereira (Madeira Native Motion) was chosen to accompany Garrett McNamara on his first visit to Madeira Island.   Photos: Madeira Native Motion Garret Mcnamara

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Levada Trails of Madeira Island - from 300eur - Small Groups 9 Levadas Walks 

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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