Tourist Information

Madeira International Airport Madeira International Airport has a modern infrastructure that welcomes its passengers with the highest levels of safety and comfort.Located 20 minutes away from the capital city of Funchal, the airport has all the essential transportation services. A bus shuttle service runs to the city approximately every one or two hours. Useful Information […]

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History of Madeira Embroidery

The island of Madeira was discovered in the 15th century, and it is thought that embroideries began to be produced by the noblewomen, as a need for the decoration of household linens as well as of clothing. Handcrafted work done in the convents also influenced the development of embroidery. Up to the mid 19th century, […]

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New Year’s Eve in Madeira

Madeira lives intensely on New Year’s Eve. The spectacular fireworks on December 31 and the music concerts in the main squares are some highlights of this tourist poster. In 2006, the pyrotechnic show of New Year’s Eve in Madeira was recognized by the Guinness Book of Records, as the world’s largest fireworks show. Currently, it […]

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Cristo Rei of Garajau

??  Did you know that Cristo Rei of Garajau in Madeira (30th of October 1927) is older than the one from Almada in Lisboa (17th of May 1959) and the one in Rio de Janeiro(12th of October 1931)? Also the one in Almada was from the madeiran Francisco franco? ?? Você sabia que o Cristo […]

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History of Madeira Wine

Madeira was discovered in 1419, after which its lands were rapidly cleared and its soil cultivated with wheat, vines and sugarcane. The history of Madeira Wine began at this point and was to closely accompany the development of the island over the centuries. Historical records show that 25 years after the beginning of colonisation, the […]

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