Columbus Festival

Columbus festival it’s just one of the many good reasons that will make you visit the so called “Golden Island”.
With a totally different landscape, Porto Santo is known for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the country with its crystal clear waters and therapeutical golden sand.
Columbus festival recalls the Age of discoveries and attracts hundreds of visitors to Porto Santo. It begins with Columbus’ arrival on the island in the XV century recreating the atmosphere of that time.
This festival, created by the teachers and students of the local schools, entails drama scenes, acrobatics shows, juggling and constant animation in the streets of the village, following the dress code of the time. It is like travelling back in history!

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