Poncha is the traditional drink of Madeira 1 PRODUCTS Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

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 Excursions Madeira Island News 

New Year’s Eve in Madeira

Madeira New year festivities – Reveillon Legend of Saint Sylvester New Year’s Eve in Madeira – 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…

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Madeira unmissable events 3 EVENTS LOCALS PORTO SANTO 

Madeira unmissable events

Madeira is proud to present a wide range of diverse, regional, Portuguese and international events that are staged throughout the year. Madeira unmissable events Visitors to this dynamic, creative and multi-faceted destination are able to enjoy this cornucopia of cultural, sporting, recreational and popular events, from January to December. There are always opportunities to have fun and to appreciate what the islands of this archipelago have to offer. The Regional Secretariat for Culture, Tourism and Transportation (SRT) is responsible for the events and initiatives on the Tourist Entertainment Calendar organised…

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Funchal reveillon 4 EVENTS Madeira Island News Madeira News 

Funchal reveillon

Madeira New year festivities – Reveillon Legend of Saint Sylvester The Funchal reveillon. On the previous night of this year, becoming the Virgin Mary tilting in the heavens across the sea, St. Sylvester arrived to talk to her. Even the Virgin Mary confided in him that the reason for her sadness: she recalled that the lovely Atlantis, sunken by God as a punishment onto its people. While she had been talking, Our Lady wept tears of sadness and compassion. St. Sylvester noticed that they weren’t tears but actual pearls. One…

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Where to stay in Madeira 5 Holidays homes HOTELS/ACCOMODATION TRAVEL 

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. Where to stay in Madeira 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…

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The north of Madeira Island 6 Excursions Levadas Walks LOCALS Madeira Island News 

The north of Madeira Island

The North of Madeira using its miles of both wild and natural shore will provide you with an unforgettable scene using a unique flora and fauna and will help you realize the volcanic sources of that amazing island. The North of the Island is only one hour’s drive from Funchal and also the discovery of that part of Madeira can help you recognize the island, its firm, the creativity and adaptability of its people, their courage and their audacity. Madeira is a rich and extensive destination and we recommend all…

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8 Things To Do in Madeira Excursions Holidays homes 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. Take a Levada Walk Madeira is especially famous for its spectacular Levada walks, and for good reason. These old waterways that dot the…

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Meeting Canyoning Madeira 7 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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Atlantic Festival Madeira programme 8 Attention Madeira Island News Madeira News 

Atlantic Festival Madeira programme

From 7 to 28 June The Atlantic Festival, an event that marks the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, will this year integrate a diverse set of initiatives spread throughout the month of June, most importantly the pyromusical shows; the Madeira Music Festival and the Regional Arts Week. Atlantic Festival Madeira   Saturdays The pyromusical shows will be held on four consecutive Saturdays of the month of June, at 10:30pm at the pier outside the Pontinha, with wonderful and exciting performances, lasting about 20 minutes each, which combine fireworks…

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Glasgow to Madeira travelling 9 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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