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The patron saint of Funchal, “São Tiago Menor”, is annually remembered in the Old Town (Zona Velha). Santa Maria Street and its surroundings are fully transformed for this event gaining a special charm. These festivities started in the XVI century,...
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In June, the festivities multiply throughout the archipelago. The biggest celebrations happen in Porto Santo, Calheta and Santa Cruz, where you can witness the marches in honor of St. John. In Ribeira Brava and Câmara de Lobos the feasts are...
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16/09/2021 - 18/09/2021
According to legend, several hopeless fishermen promised to build a chapel in honor to Our Lady of Piety if they were saved from the sea’s rage. This promise was fulfilled and now, for many years, on the third weekend of...
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08/10/2021 - 09/10/2021
Every year, in the bay of Machico, the city switches off all its lights leaving the candle and torches light guiding the religious procession along its streets. The legend tells the story of the image of the Lord of the...
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