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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6 Typical Madeiran Food Dishes

?? The Madeiran gastronomy is traditionally tasty. Its secret consists in the use of fresh and varied ingredients, whose origin can be traced to the rich, volcanic nature of this island, abundant water, and favorable climate. From fish to meat, tropical fruits, sweets, bread (such as “Bolo do caco”) and nutritious vegetables, no one resists […]

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Why Madeira is the Best Island in the World?

  Madeira Island won for the 5th time the award of “World’s Leading Island Destination”. This prize is the result of the public vote and it is assigned by the World Travel Awards.   For that reason we, Maderian people, would like to thank you and show you a little bit more of the island. CABO […]

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Cultural and Ethnographic Events

Madeira is proud to present a wide range of diverse, regional, Portuguese and international events that are staged throughout the year. Flower Festival Carnival Festival Visitors to this dynamic, creative and multi-faceted destination are able to enjoy this cornucopia of cultural, sporting, recreational and popular events, from January to December. There are always opportunities to […]

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Poncha History

According to some studies, is originally from India where it is known as Panch which means, translated literally, five ingredients : the arrack – spirits distilled from rice or coconuts -, lemon juice, sugar, spice, tea – and water. It is believed at present that has been experienced for the first time outside India, in […]

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