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MIUS – Madeira Island Ultra Swim will be held on September 14th and 15th. This competition, which is part of the XV National Open Water Circuit, is organized by the Madeira Swimming Association (ANM), in partnership with the Portuguese Swimming...
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This Enduro race combines an adventure in Madeira with the best of Mountain Biking!! In the “Bike Camp Experience” the athletes will camp, every day, in places of spectacular beauty.At TransMadeira, the objective is to cover about 200 km of...
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Madeira, whilst tourist destination par excellence, could not miss out on celebrating the World Tourism Day, held on September,27th. In commemoration of this important occasion, a few social and cultural activities and animation initiatives have been planned in the city...
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The “Madeira Ocean Challenge” is a national and international sporting event, organized by the Regional Canoeing Association, aiming to promote nature tourism through events with a global dimension. Consisting of several canoeing initiatives, taking place in different locations of Madeira...
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This cultural event – The Madeira International Organ Festival – consists of a set of several concerts, headlined by nationally and internationally renowned Master Organ players. These concerts will be held during the month of October, in several local liturgical...
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31/10/2024 - 10/11/2024
Since the early days of the 19th century Madeira has been famous as a tourist destination. The temperate climate, the natural beauty of the island and the lush landscapes … combine these with Madeira’s cosmopolitan and welcoming people and it’s...
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07/11/2024 - 09/11/2024
The municipality of Funchal hosts, from the 7th to the 9th of November, the sixth edition of the Madeira Street Arts Festival! This event includes a range of artistic demonstrations, based on street and circus arts, bringing togetherseveral national, regional...
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08/11/2024 - 10/11/2024
Promoted by the Commercial and Industrial Association of Funchal – Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madeira (ACIF-CCIM), the “Funchal Noivos & Festas” will take place from the 8th to the 10th of November, at the Pestana Fórum Casino.This event...
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15/11/2024 - 17/11/2024
Organizado pelo Club Sports da Madeira, irá para estrada, em Outubro, o Rally Madeira Legend.Esta prova automobilística destina-se a viaturas Históricas, Spirit e Legend Show e surge como uma nova variante da “Volta à Ilha da Madeira – Rally Histórico”,...
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29/11/2024 - 06/01/2025
The municipal square is entirely dedicated to children and families, with a wide range of activities, where moments of fun and joy are allowed for, recreating the Christmas spirit and atmosphere. +info:  Official Website
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01/12/2024 - 15/12/2024
The event Christmas Market was born from the idea of replicating the typical European Christmas fairs, a tradition that the Municipality of Funchal decided to recreate in the Lavradores Market, thus taking place in Fish Market. The event begins with...
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On 28th December, the streets of the city of Funchal will be transformed into a real athletics track, under the slogan “Against domestic violence, don’t stop!”. This is the 66th edition of the Volta à Cidade do Funchal (Funchal city...
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On Friday morning, prior to Carnival, about a thousand young revellers from various schools and kindergartens of Funchal, all in disguise, parade through the city centre (Avenida Arriaga), in an atmosphere of Carnival liveliness.
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Funchal downtown is once again the stage of another highly original and creative entertainment initiative: With contagious energy, hundreds of revellers from “Associação de Desenvolvimento Comunitário do Funchal” parade along Avenida Arriaga towards the Municipal Garden, where a show takes...
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The Saturday night exuberant allegorical parade is the highlight of Carnival festivities. Over a thousand revellers participate dressed in eye-catching costumes in addition to a dozen exquisitely decorated floats. The carnival allegoric parade exudes brightness, color, rhythm and a lot...
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The “Trapalhão” Parade (slapstick parade), held on Shrove Tuesday can be classified as a satirical parade, inspired by the local cultural heritage. This parade is inspired by the spontaneous parade that originally took place at Rua da Carreira, around the...
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01/12/2024 - 05/01/2025
The Christmas Market features several decorated stalls offering tourists a wide range of regional products, handicrafts and foods that are typical of the Christmas season, including plants, fruits, sugar cane honey and its by-products, for take away only.The Market can...
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This Wine Festival is, overall, a cultural and ethnographic event.The Festival honours this sector of extreme importance to Madeira, attracting tourists as well as locals to several locations.At Praça do Povo, the Madeira Wine Lounge will be set up, recreating...
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12/07/2024 - 20/07/2024
This is the biggest Summer festival in the archipelago with a set of extreme variety of music styles – hip-hop, soul, funk, rock, rap, reggae and so much more.An authentic tribute to the sun and the good vibes. Santa Catarina...
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With 20 years of existence this is the official event that opens the door for Summer in Madeira. Every Saturday in June an international competition takes place in Funchal’s bay, where each participating country chooses a theme and exhibits the...
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Carnival is the frst big event in Madeira’s event calendar.In all counties of the archipelago there are small parades and themed parties where everyone wears a carnival costume.This event starts on Wednesday, before the “Entrudo” (Shrove or Fat Tuesday as...
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02/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
It’s defnitely the most emblematic and colourful event of Madeira. For several weeks Funchal has the aroma of the flowers and the joy of thousands of visitors.The construction of the Wall of Hope (where children place flowers) and the flower...
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The official kick off of the Christmas and New Year’s Festivities happens in the 1st of December, and is marked by the moment when the wonderful Christmas lights switch on in Funchal downtown.Madeira is flled with a festive atmosphere; the...
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