Category Archives: Things To Do

Madeira … The Green Pearl of the Atlantic

levadeiro/ January 25, 2011/ Island, Levadas, Madeira, Madeira Islands, Things To Do, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

Madeira, “The Green Pearl of the Atlantic”, with its spectacular variety of landscapes, the island that they say it sometimes is 6 different continents in one mini-continent. The friendly locals and the picturesque villages make Madeira a perfect island for those seeking a combination of adventure, sports, nature, sun and rest. An island with many faces, that is Madeira. Still

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Festa da Flor – Flower Festival 2010

levadeiro/ April 13, 2010/ Attractions, Events, Flowers, Funchal, Madeira Islands, Things To Do, Uncategorized

The Flower Festival, one of the Islands’ most colorful celebrations, is more than just a tribute to the flowers of the Madeira Islands. It provides the opportunity to keep genuine Madeiran traditions alive and transforms the city of Funchal, for a few days, into a magnificent stage for all kinds of artistic and cultural expression. [AFG_gallery id=’1′] This iconic tourist

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What visitors really want?

levadeiro/ March 11, 2010/ Attractions, Folklore, Fun, Funchal, Island, Madeira, Madeira Islands, Nature, Places, Things To Do, Travel, Uncategorized

The German television company WDR has broadcast at the beginning of this month in their weekly travel program Wunderschön! (Beautiful!), a 90 minutes report of Madeira “Blumeninsel im Atlantik” (Island of Flowers), presented by Tamina Kallert. WebTV Madeira “Blumeninsel im Atlantik” (90 min. German) Although it is in German and 1 hour and a half long … it is worth

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Do you know a secret about Funchal?

levadeiro/ March 4, 2010/ Funchal, Madeira Islands, Things To Do, Uncategorized

Do you know the best garden to visit? Where the best Madeirense food can be found? Or do you fancy trying something new? Well … we just created a Facebook page for all curious and underground things that can be found in Funchal (capital of Madeira). It is called Secret Funchal (on Facebook) Secret Funchal invites everyone to share the

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Noite do Mercado – Christmas Night Market

levadeiro/ December 23, 2009/ Christmas, Events, Folklore, Fun, Funchal, Madeira, Nightlife, Things To Do, Uncategorized

Noite do Mercado (Night of the Market) is a traditional celebration in Funchal that will take place tonight and will last all night long. The location of this event will take place in the famous Funchal market (Mercado dos Lavradores) and the streets surrounding the market. It will be crowded with joyful people creating a real festive happening …. with

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Start of the Christmas Illuminations

levadeiro/ November 12, 2009/ Christmas, Funchal, Madeira, Things To Do, Uncategorized

The preparations for the Christmas and end-of-year celebrations are in full progress at this moment. The official opening of the New Year’s Eve Festivities in Madeira will take place on the 27th of November (Friday). If you do not want to miss this then you need to be in the area of Avenida Arriaga (Funchal) and watch the switching on

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World Tourism Day

levadeiro/ September 15, 2009/ Events, Funchal, Madeira, Madeira Islands, Things To Do, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

27th of September is World Tourism Day. The purpose of this day is to display awareness that tourism is vital to the international community (especially for the Madeira Islands) and to show how it affects the social, cultural, political and economic values. And that is why the island of Madeira offers on this particular day FREE entrance to all tourists

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Events for this month

levadeiro/ August 8, 2009/ Attractions, Events, Funchal, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

14th and 15th – Feast of Our Lady of Monte – Funchal This is considered to be the Region’s main feast concerning the people’s devotion, famous all over the world where emigrants from Madeira have settled. Great popular entertainment during the two festival days, transforms the picturesque and romantic parish of Monte into one of the liveliest places in the

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