Best New Year's Eve destination is Madeira 1 EVENTS Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

Best New Year’s Eve destination is Madeira

Among the top 10 European destinations for the 2014 New Year’s Eve 2015, the EBD elected Madeira, or rather the fireworks of Funchal, as the best of all. Neither London nor Paris, let alone Berlin. It is in Madeira that is best way for the European year, according to Election European Best Destinations (EBD), organization based in Brussels and bringing together the main European Tour entities. Best New Year’s Eve The selection highlights the top 10 destinations for the passage of the New Year, tips, hotels and attractions the same.…

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Cristiano Ronaldo is honored today with statue in Madeira 3 EVENTS Madeira Island News Madeira News 

Cristiano Ronaldo is honored today with statue in Madeira

The international and captain of the Portuguese national football team, Cristiano Ronaldo (was born in Madeira Island), will be honored today by the Government of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, where it is natural, and will also inaugurate a statue in his honor. In Madeira Legislative Assembly, Ronaldo will receive the Autonomic Cord Distinction, the highest award of the Region. In the Sea Square, next to the port of Funchal, the Real Madrid footballer will be perpetuated by a statue. Ronaldo’s coming to Madeira is promoted by Jornal da Madeira,…

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Sleeps in Madeira destination grew 3.9% 4 Holidays homes HOTELS/ACCOMODATION Madeira Island News Madeira News PORTO SANTO TRAVEL 

Sleeps in Madeira destination grew 3.9%

Overnight stays in several hotels in the Madeira Islands between January and September 2014 increased 3.9%. In absolute terms, were recorded in Madeira Islands about 623 thousand nights that month (11.8% of total overnight stays occurred in Portugal). A breakdown by type of establishment, it is observed that the annual changes were negligible, highlighting the positive apartment hotels (more overnight stays approximately 2400) and the negative pensions (least 1,500 overnight stays approximately). The average stay in this period was 5 nights In turn, the occupancy rate (bed) in September 2014…

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Madeira wine grew 53% until October to the Portugal 5 Madeira Island News Madeira News PORTO SANTO 

Madeira wine grew 53% until October to the Portugal

The president of the Wine Institute, Embroidery and Crafts Madeira (IVBAM) recently stated that the bet on the Continent, in partnership with companies in the sector, in comparison with this Madeira Wine has given outstanding results. Paula gourd demonstrated that between January and October 31 this season, Madeira Wine sales to the mainland market increased by 53% in quantity and 70% in value compared to the identical period of 2013. Madeira Wine

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Madeiran Christmas 6 EVENTS Holidays homes HOTELS/ACCOMODATION Madeira Island News Madeira News 

Madeiran Christmas

Madeiran Christmas includes a distinctive attraction, virtually unique in the world. It is celebrated with joy, colour and a great deal of enthusiasm. Christmas is really the most important period of the year, a time to observe traditions and customs in a tribute into folklore and legacy of the inhabitants. Everything revolves around the”Festa” (the Festivity), along with arrival of the month of December is most eagerly anticipated by all. The Christian traditions, throughout Christmas and New Year season are actually associated with the habits of the natives. Throughout the…

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CR7 museum will spend 115,000 visits in its first year 7 LOCALS Madeira Island News Madeira News PRODUCTS 

CR7 museum will spend 115,000 visits in its first year

The CR7 Museum in Funchal, Madeira Island, is about to complete a year. It was inaugurated on December 15, 2013 and up to this point has been visited by over 105,000 people. Up to one year of existence the museum should spend 115,000 visits provided by those responsible, fruit also this time of year the number of tourists on the island is higher. CR7 museum Museum boasts over 140 trophies The museum Criatiano Ronaldo is unique in the world, all your premiums, photographic estate and moments either professional or family…

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New Year's Eve Festivities in Madeira Island 8 LOCALS Madeira Island News Madeira News TRAVEL 

New Year’s Eve Festivities in Madeira Island

December 31st – New Year’s Eve Festivities With the amphitheatre of Funchal fully lit up, the stage is set for an unforgettable show. A dazzling night, that incites and takes everyone’s breath away. Next year there’ll be more…! Celebrate the New Year with joyfulness and enthusiasm without overlooking champagne and the traditional twelve raisins. The merriment continues throughout the night until dawn, in the hotels, discos, bars and at private parties. This is, without doubt, an unforgettable dawn that welcomes the arrival of the New Year in the best possible…

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Ribeiro Frio - Balcões 9 LOCALS Madeira Island News 

Ribeiro Frio – Balcões

Ribeiro Frio (Cold River) is an natural playground situated in the north of the island, at a deep valley surrounded by mountains. That location is well-known by locals and tourists for its trouts and lovely walks along its nature trails. For those who wish to go on a trek without Waiting for hours, the surroundings of are a must with its walks across the Levada (Levada is that the title of this gutters pushed into the rock so as to carry water in the entire island). The stroll will take…

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New Year's Eve in Madeira 10 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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