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São Baptista Party

The São Baptista Party realizes, annually, in the last Friday of June at Achada do Cedro Gordo Chapel.

This party has the objective to remember the Saint São Baptista because it has an important paper in this parish.

Although it`s a party only frequented by the residents of the parish and surroundings, is an celebration with lots of tradition and animation. 

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São Roque do Faial Party

The São Roque do Faial Party happen at São Roque do Faial parish, in the last weekend August, where is celebrated the existence of this parish.

This party has as objective to celebrate his patron which has the mass with the procession. After this initiate the traditional village with lots of music, drink and food.

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Vereda of Penha d` Águia

The Vereda of Penha d` Águia is situated in Faial parish at Penha d` Águia site.

This place is known to have a huge rock where this vereda is performed in this rock which has an amazing view to Faial parish and to the river that exists in this parish.

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Recreation Area of Faial River

This space was created in 2011 at Faial parish in Foz da Ribeira do Faial with the propose to give a huge space destined to sporting practices.

The Recreation Area of Faial River has a big set of services such bar and a “Patinódromo”. This one is considered able to conduct national and international competitions in line skating.
 

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Holiday House Casa do Lagar – Accommodation in Madeira Island – São Jorge

Casa do Lagar is located in Farrobo which lies in the province of São Jorge, on the north coast of Madeira Island.
Situated in a peaceful and solitary area with a pleasant climate all year round, it has a panoramic view of the sea and mountains.

The propriety is incorporated into an organic wine plantation and it offers 2 comfortable and modern Holiday Houses.
Its swimming pool invites the guests to a pleasant swim and to enjoy the beautiful views over the vineyards and the sea.

The old guest house has been furnished in a contemporary style whilst paying particular attention in maintaining a calm and rural feel to the place.

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Maps, Madeira and Porto Santo Island Map

Make the download of the Madeira and Porto Santo Island maps. Far go the times when the Archipelago road net was little efficient, nowadays with motorways and expressways, makes it much easier to dislocate from one point to another in the Madeira Island.

We count on making available more detailed maps of each parish in the Archipelago of Madeira, so that it can be easier to visit all the interesting places in the archipelago, besides its dimensions, there are still a lot of interesting places to visit.

Madeira Island – Maps

  • Madeira Island
  • City of Funchal

Porto Santo Island – Maps

  • Porto Santo Island
  • City of Vila Baleira
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The Nature Park of Madeira

Laurissilva

A nature park consists on a conserved area previously delimited, out of urban areas and protected by law. It´s objective is preserving local flora e fauna and creating a study and leisure society.

Seeking the preservation of a vast natural patrimony, which range from rare flora e fauna on a global level, which was created in 1982, The Nature Park of Madeira, park classified with a Biogenetic Reserve, in which you can find various species of animals and unique vegetation.

Covering two thirds of the island of Madeira´s territory, we leave you information about the principal nature park reserves in Madeira.

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Madeira Tourist Board Offices

The Madeira Tourist Board has seven tourist offices. Two of them are in Funchal and three in other parts of Madeira and one in Porto Santo. Madeira Tourism Board also has two tourist information desk offices, one in Curral das Freiras and another one in Lisbon.

Avenida Arriaga Tourist Office
Avenida Arriaga, 16
9004-519 Funchal
Phone: 291 211902
Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday, Sundays and Holidays ( except january 1st, easter sunday, may 1st and on december 25/26th) from 9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Monumental Lido Tourist Office
Monumental Lido Shopping Centre
Estrada Monumental, 284
9000-100 Funchal
Phone: 291 775254
Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m and from 2 p.m to 5 p,m. Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon .

Airport Tourist Office
Santa Catarina de Baixo
9100 Santa Cruz
Phone: 291 524933
Open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m

Ribeira Brava Tourist Office
Forte de São Bento
9350 Ribeira Brava
Phone: 291 951675
Open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m

Porto Moniz Tourist Office
9270 Porto Moniz
Phone: 291 853075
Open Monday from 11 a.m to 3 p.m
Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday from noon til 3 p.m.

Santana Tourist Office
Sítio do Serrado
9230 Santana
Phone: 291 573 228
Open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 13 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Curral das Freiras Tourist Information Desk
Estrada Cónego Camacho
9030-319 Curral das Freiras
Phone: (+351) 291 721 183
Open Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m

Porto Santo Tourist Office
Avenida Henrique Vieira e Castro
9400 Porto Santo
Phone: 291 985244
Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Madeira Tourist Information Desk in Lisbon
Avenida 5 de Outubro, 137 A
1050-052 Lisboa
Phone:(+351) 217 817 258
Open Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Obs. The Official Tourism Information desks scheduels may be subject of alteration during summer.

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The first Walking of Madeira Rural

Saturday, 23th May 2009, start the first Walking organized by Madeira Rural, where started in Paúl da Serra, a beautiful place in Madeira Island.

The walk began by 10h. The cold and the mist had been feel but the enthusiasm and happiness of the people make this walk possible. The course has been guided by Prof. António Tanque that in the course has been explaining mysterious and curiosity of the footpath.

In the end of the course, has been waiting a marvelous lunch that had the typical prick and for deserts something sweet and fruit.

This was the first Walking of Madeira Rural with act living together, happiness and contact with the nature.

Here stay photos for later remember!

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About Madeira Pass

Madeira Pass includes one-time admission to 5 out of 7 of Madeira Island´s best attractions.

 

The easiest and cheapest way to visit Madeira Island!

Madeira Pass booklets include detailed attraction information, hours, location and a map.

 

Included with Madeira Pass:

 

Jardim das Orquideas

 

Palheiro Gardens OR Madeira Story Centre

 

The Old Blandy Wine Lodge

 

Mountain Expeditions Or Catamaran

 

Parque Tematico da Madeira

 

Plus many more discounts

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