Category Archives: Funchal

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 Madeira Flower Festival (pt: Festa da Flor)

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Madeira Natures Flower Festival

(1 min read) Preparations are taking place in Funchal (Madeira) for the Flower Festival event, that will start on Thursday 2nd of May and ends on Sunday 26th of May.

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Lady Funchal Christmas and New Year invitation

(3 min read) I will never forget my first Christmas on Madeira. On that evening I have met a beautiful and very elegant lady. She had an exquisite gala dress. I saw an evening dress that was embroidered with millions of colored pearls and they all lit-up in the evening. The name of the lady was ... Funchal.

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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 Madeira Flower Festival (pt: Festa da Flor)

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Madeira Carnival

Madeira Carnival (Carnaval in Portuguese) officially starts Friday before Lent and only ends the following Tuesday (Shrove Tuesday), infecting the whole island with an intense joy. Madeira Carnival Festival is one of the most cheerful regional festivities here on the island. On Friday, the city wakes up to the sound of the philharmonic orchestras and…
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Atlantic Festival in Madeira

Atlantic Festival in Madeira - Firework shows every Saturday of June The Atlantic Festival event marks the start of Madeira’s summer season. It features a collection of musical firework shows on each of the four Saturdays of the month of June. This event, which combines fireworks and music, is a pleasant experience for visitors and…
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Gardens and Parks of Madeira Island

The island of Madeira is world famous for its natural beauty and is often called the "floating garden" in the Atlantic Ocean. The different shades of vegetation on the hills compete with the exotic flowers that bud up everywhere.

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Noite do Mercado – Madeira Christmas Night Market

Noite do Mercado (Night of the Market) is the traditional Madeira Christmas celebration in Funchal that will take place on December 23rd 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…
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Cais do Carvão, Funchal

Located in between the lido swimming pool and clubhouse Naval do Funchal (that was before Quinta Calaça), is the former Pier Wilson, now known as Cais do Carvão (Coal Wharf). The pier was built in 1903. From here many vapour-vessels passing were supplied with coal on their way through Funchal to America and Africa. The…
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