Category Archives: Information

Health & Wellness in Madeira

(2 min read) Madeira islands are the ideal destination to renew your energy. In this landscape of contrasts, that we invite you to indulge yourself in a rejuvenating programme. Madeira is becoming more and more a destination for health and wellness seekers.

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Is Madeira safe to visit?

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is located in the Atlantic Ocean and well known for its namesake wine and a warm, subtropical climate. Perfect for a visit throughout the whole year, also in winter time. Nowadays there is a question that is getting more important when choosing your next holiday destination: "Is it a safe…
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Bolo de Mel

(1 min read) Did you know that the Bolo de Mel (honey cake) traditionally was the Christmas cake of Madeira? Many families made the cake at the 8th of December (Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao) and it also is considered as the oldest dessert of Madeira.

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Christmas light decorations Madeira

(2 min read) Many streets are decorated with Christmas light decorations, in various ways. Each year it is a surprise to see which decorations are newly designed and it is always a pleasure to see old ´friends´ again.

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Madeira Wine and Wine from Madeira

(2 min read) When we speak about wine from Madeira, most people think about Madeira Wine, this is a typical and distinct wine which can be serve as an aperitif or digestive.

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Where the *heaven* is Madeira?

Madeira island is located 967 km south west of Lisbon. The African coastline is closer by: about 700 km directly west of Casablanca, Morocco. The Canary Islands are the closest by: around 450 km to the south way and to reach the Azores from Madeira you must travel 965 km to the north west.

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Micro-climates within a micro-climate

(2 min read) The Madeira archipelago is known for its mild sub-tropical climate. The island has a very diverse landscape with 50% of the island being above 700m. This results in the rise to various micro-climates within a micro-climate.

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50 Shades of Green

The island of Madeira has many nicknames, such as the flower island, the island of eternal spring or the Pearl in the Atlantic… When I think of Madeira, I think of 50 Shades of Green… Don´t worry, not in a kinky way but because of the beauty of its nature! Funchal is a very green…
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Flights to Madeira

On this page you will find the airlines that are operating at the Madeira Airport also known as the Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport (IATA: FNC, ICAO: LPMA).

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Poço da Neve – Well of Snow

Some things seems trivial nowadays, but in the past they were unthinkable, ... for example ice. With the advent of refrigerators and other similar devices today it has become possible to have ice all year-round. Now ... imagine 100 years ago .... how could one get ice? Only in winter and in the highest regions…
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