Botanical name: Ceiba speciosa Common name: Pink floss-silk tree
Caniçal lies on the eastern coast of Madeira, between Ponta de São Lourenço and Machico, surrounded by mountains to the west and by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and south.
Columbus was Italian, we first learned at school, the son of a weaver. Then this fell out of favour, and we were asked to see Columbus as an aristocrat, probably Portuguese
The program of the Wine Festival for the coming days:
Ponta do sol, a delightful little village located 20 km south-west of the capital city of Funchal.
Christopher Columbus spend some days in paradisiacal Porto Santo Island. To celebrate his passage, Vila Baleira becomes a stage during this weekend:
Yesterday and today some of the official Tourist Guides took part in the workshop under the theme “Endemic trees of Madeira”.
“Madeira”, named after the Island where it is produced.
Portugal is the winner country in the 25th edition of the World Travel Awards with 36 awards.
Botanical name: Tipuana tipu Common name: Pride of Bolivia, Rosewood
Here are our June 2018 highlights:
Botanical Name: Kigelia africana Common Name: Sausage Tree
May is here, and I couldn’t be happier. Madeira is lush with spring blossoms and new leaves at the moment.
Botanical name: Erythrina crista-galli Common Name: Cockspur Coral Tree, Cry-baby Tree
Happy Easter everyone! It’s April and spring and with it comes the amazing Flower Festival that everyone should experience at least once in their life.
Botanical name: Plumeria rubra Common name: Frangipani, Temple Tree, Plumeria, “Teeth Tree”
March highlights in Madeira
February Highligts in Madeira No matter which month of the year you choose to visit Madeira, there’s always something wonderful to see and do. See below Madeira’s pick of February highlights, or search the agenda and here for even more events. Carnival Festivities February 7th to 18th Carnival is one of Madeira Islands main tourist… Read More
Botanical name: Brachychiton acerifolius Common name: Australian flame tree
The Event Guide for 2018, from January 1st to December 31st, with the main events that are part of the annual calendar of the whole region has been presented.
Botanical name: Jacaranda mimosifolia Common name: Jacaranda
Botanical Name: Spathodea campanulata Common Name: African Tulip Tree or Fountain Tree
Video made with the use of tilt-shift photography that captures movement, often for simulating a miniature scene.
Come out and explore Funchal and Madeira! Find everything on our events calendar, from festivals and seasonal events, to workshops and concerts.