Glasgow to Madeira travelling 1 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 . 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 2 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 . Just have a valid registration , and the vote of the Professional…

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Festas da Sé – Funchal

May 25 to June 2 The streets surrounding the Funchal Cathedral come alive at the end of May during the Festas da Sé – a typical Madeiran arraial (street party). Festas da Sé Local restaurants in Rua de João Tavira, Rua do Bispo, Rua da Queimada de Cima, Rua da Queimada de Baixo and Rua dos Ferreiros feature special traditional menus and offer a wide selection of local food and wine. The streets are beautifully decorated for the occasion and entertainment includes music from singing groups and brass bands. Festas…

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Funchal is the second best Portuguese city to visit 3 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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Olimar summer program to Porto Santo 4 Madeira Island News PORTO SANTO TRAVEL 

Olimar summer program to Porto Santo

The tour operator Olimar has a specific program to Porto Santo and will hold between 3 July and 16 October this year a new flight every Thursday from the German city of Düsseldorf to the island. We show that the Olimar sees huge potential in the “golden island”, presented in its catalog for 2014 as one of the big news. Olimar summer The flights will be carried out with Boeing 737-700 aircraft, with seating for 150 passengers. Thus, the island of Porto Santo sees recognized its quality as mass-bit family…

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Madeira Bodyboard girls experience 5 EVENTS Madeira News TRAVEL 

Madeira Bodyboard girls experience

The Ludens Machico Club , member of the Madeira Association of Surfing, will organize in Madeira Girls Bodyboard Experience , an event to promote female bodyboarding in partnership with Ludens Bodyboard School and the School Boogie Chicks , which will happen from 9 to April 13. Madeira Bodyboard This event will bring to the beaches of Madeira best national athletes aiming to promote not only the female but also Bodyboard National Madeira as privileged to practice Bodyboard destination due to the quality and variety of its waves and mild climate…

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Barbeito wines, Francisco Albuquerque and Il Gallo d'oro distinguished by the magazine Wine 6 Madeira News Restaurants TRAVEL 

Barbeito wines, Francisco Albuquerque and Il Gallo d’oro distinguished by the magazine Wine

Madeira has just been honored with three awards by Wine magazine – Essence of Wine. Barbeito wines were elected “Producer of the Year”, Madeira wine, the winemaker Francisco Albuquerque, was distinguished as “Winemaker of the Year”, Madeira Wine Company, and the restaurant Il Gallo d’Oro at The Cliff Bay, received the distinction of “Gastronomic Restaurant of the Year”. The awards consist of a list of 12 wines and food related and refer to 2013. Have been there for about a week in the city of Porto, in a ceremony attended…

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Levada Trails of Madeira Island - from 300eur - Small Groups 7 Levadas Walks Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

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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Places to visit in Madeira – 10 of the most beautiful

This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush vegetarian and exotic flowers, the tourist masses tend to avoid this subtropical paradise leaving its natural beauty to those in the know. Here is our guest writer’s choice for 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira… Monte Palace Tropical Garden One of Madeira’s top attractions, the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens are set in the hills high above Funchal. The gardens feature thousands…

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