Porto da Cruz in Madeira Island 1 LOCALS Featured 

Porto da Cruz in Madeira Island

Porto da Cruz title got here from a atrabilious (cruz) that was positioned by the explorers on the bay as soon as used as port (porto)On. the north coast of Madeira, Porto da Cruz is a San Bernadino with many sights. Amongst them, the meals nicely represented in native feasting places. It is a very city solely well-known for its wine manufacturing whose significance is unasterisked yearly in September, the Grape Competition. Within the heart of the Lanzhou, subsequent to the Atlantic, the cafes and necrophagia places are centered and,…

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Machico is a historic city

Located on the east coast of Madeira Island, about 22 km from Funchal, this municipality has a magnificent historical significance.It was the following that Gonçalves Zarco and Tristan Vaz Teixeira landed, between 14-19, when they found the wood.Machico moved to the city on 2 August 1996 and contains about 20,000 inhabitants distributed one of its 6-8 km2. According to legend, a century before this revelation, Robert Machim and Anna D’arfet had found asylum right here. The domain of this name Machim emerged within the name of the metropolis. The noise…

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Ponta do Sol – THE BEST Things to Do

Located on the south coast of the island, Ponta do Sol is currently the seat of the municipality and has about 8,200 inhabitants in its area of 43.3 Km2.This is considered the hottest County on the island and where the sun shines for more hours. Economic activity is based on the primary sector, where agriculture stands out, with the predominance of sugarcane and banana production; horticulture and floriculture. The traditional trade and hotel trade are also important. In the municipality there is a plant export company. In this municipality Ponta…

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Cristiano Ronaldo Museum in Madeira Island

Cristiano Ronaldo Museum opened in December 2013, museum boasts more than 130 trophies . The CR7 Museum Cristiano Ronaldo portrays the life story of the player Cristiano Ronaldo and shows the trophies won by the Portuguese international throughout his brilliant career. The 126 individual and collective trophies that have been won over the course of the Portuguese footballer’s career have been exhibited at Andorinha (Portugal), Nacional (Portugal), Sporting (Portugal), Manchester United (UK) and Real Madrid (Spain). Inauguration attended by many personalities The footballer was accompanied in the Region of Irina…

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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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Santana

Santana is composed of six parishes (Arco de São Jorge, Ilha, Faial, Santana, São Jorge and São Roque do Faial), lives mainly from agriculture, handicrafts and tradition. The mountainous landscapes are dominated by the lush green that characterizes the Laurissilva Forest. Indeed, some of its landscapes are classified as World Heritage, which is certainly a strong contribution to maintaining its beauty. With so many attractions, it is normal that a large part of the tourists draw a circle around Santana and highlight it as a mandatory point of visit. And…

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Câmara de Lobos

Câmara de Lobos is a town and civil parish on the south coast of Madeira Island. The municipality of Câmara de Lobos has about 35 000 inhabitants spread over an area of 51.82 km2. The name of this parish derives from the fact that, at the time of the discovery of the island, large numbers of sea wolves were seen in that cove that still maintains the same configuration today. Currently, these animals occasionally appear only on the southern coast of the island, with a colony preserved on the Desert…

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Porto Moniz | Natural swimming pool | Lava Pools

The Porto Moniz region, which is located in the northern part of the island of Madeira. Measures 8040 hectares and contains a population of around 2927 (Statistics 2001) inhabitants living in four wards: Porto Moniz, Achadas da Cruz, Ribeira da Janela and Seixal. In the initial example of Madeira’s discovery, this settlement was baptized by Lugar da Ponta do Tristão. The river bank is known as Janela da Clara and the upper yard, which lies between Sítio dos Lamaceiros and Achadas da Cruz, is called Ponta do Tristão. The aristocrat…

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Porto da Cruz in Madeira Island 6 Featured Levadas Walks Madeira News 

Madeira Levada Walks – levadas madeira

Best website to book, a walk in Levadas da Madeira MBtravel is specialist for Madeira 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. Madeira Levada Walks Madeira Island is known not only for its magnificent and breathtaking nature, as well as landscapes that…

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Porto da Cruz in Madeira Island 7 PRODUCTS Featured 

Anona da Madeira

The Anona is a tropical fruit originating in Peru and Ecuador, which Madeira is grown to a height of 500 meters, the fruiting period from November to January. In Madeira there are two varieties , easily distinguishable by shell; Anona the Lisa , the more appreciated because the shell is thinner , with few seeds , fruit pulp and sweet , common in dry , scaly and Anona , which as its name implies has a thick rind , with many scales , creamy flesh full of seeds , not…

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