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Madeira Dig 2017

a view of a pier

The Madeira Dig Festival, a noteworthy high-quality cultural event that highlights Madeira as an attractive tourist destination for a young and active segment. The Quinta da Rochinha and the Mudas. Contemporary Art Museum will be hosting this event, taking inspiration from environmental awareness were relaxing in nature and genuine amusement combine with an urban lifestyle….

Sandokan Enduro – Calheta 2017

a man riding a motorcycle on a track

From the 11th to the 12th of November, Madeira hosts the fifth edition of Sandokan – Enduro Madeira Island race, a MTB sport competition promoted by the company BIKULTURE, held at the municipality of Calheta. This competition has increasingly attracted a large numbers of international athletes to Madeira, such as Joe Barnes, Matti Leikonen and…

Madeira Piano Fest in Funchal

a man sitting in a dark room

On the 4th,5th,8th, and from the 11th to 12th of November, the Association of the Friends of the Madeiran Conservatory of Music is proud to present once again the second musical festival: Madeira Piano Fest. This year´s edition features ten pianists from eight di erent countries (Germany, Greece, France, Italy, Japan, Russia,Spain, and Portugal) performing…

IV Madeira Island International Swim Marathon (MIISM)

a person riding a wave on a surfboard in the water

From the 27th to the 29th of October, Madeira Island annually hosts the Madeira Island International Swim Marathon (MIISM), a sports initiative organized by the Funchal Naval Club, in partnership with the Madeira Swimming Association, aiming to attract an increasing number of “open water swimmers”. A wide range of leisure and sporting events will be…

Madeira elected the best Island destination in Europe

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For the second time, Madeira was recognized by the World Travel Awards (WTA) as the best island destination in Europe at a ceremony held in St. Petersburg at the Museum of Ethnography. Awards that are awarded each year to award, for excellence, the brands and locations that stand out in the various regions of the…