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Essential mountain walking know-how

The first step to a successful and safe (non-group) walking experience in the mountains of Madeira Island is ... PLANNING The level of planning required depends on factors such as weather forecast, experience, the route, etc. Always plan for the best ... take with you the essentials, and know your limits. This applies not only…
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Interview with photographer ‘Bas1953’

We are very happy that 'Bas1953' (his Flickr Photo stream) has agreed on taking part in an interview for the Legendary Travel Madeira (LTM) blog. Bas is a photographer from The Netherlands. LTM: Bas, first of all we want to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with the readers of our…
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Weather Averages for Madeira

General Madeira has a subtropical climate that is very smooth and soft. This is thanks to the location of Madeira Islands, in the eastern part of the North Atlantic and south of 45° N. Also the weather conditions are mainly determined by the subtropical anticyclone of the Azores. The result: during the summer it may…
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Madeira Flower Festival

Each year after Easter, the city of Funchal changes into a stage of a luxurious treat for the senses. It is known as the famous Flower Festival (pt: Festa da Flor), when Madeira celebrates spring and the season’s exuberant flowering, which is even more intense in Madeira thanks to its subtropical climate. The celebrations begin…
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