An amazing Carnival celebration is to be found on sunny Madeira Island, where celebrations go back centuries. Azores Airlines is offering round-trip package starting at $1,999 per person (incl. tax) double occupancy. The deal includes round trip air from Boston, seven nights hotel, breakfast, 4 tours, 3 lunches and a dinner. Wow.
One of Portugal's most colorful festivals is back in 2019, with centuries of pageantry and tradition! The “Festa dos Tabuleiros” has been scheduled to run from June 29th to July 8th, 2019 in the historic city of Tomar. “Festa dos Tabuleiros,” or Festival of Trays, happens every four years or so and is unique in the world
Madeira’s volcanic nature is playing host to new outdoors adventures that fit right in: Mountain biking– for example. Madeira has some impressive mountains, that until recently were not on many cyclists’ radar. Madeira has excellent dirt roads and paths to be explored on 2 wheels, with some very dramatic vistas to discover. Today, more visitors are seeing the island in this new and exhilarating way, with new packages, races and outfitters popping up to meet the demand. Other activities include canyoning, surfing, yoga, and boat and wine tours.
Ah, the World Cup is here again! As for players, Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best in the world today, and names like Pauleta, Eusebio, Figo and others are legends in the game.
The semitropical Portuguese island of Madeira lies in the Atlantic Ocean, 750 milessouthwest of Lisbon. This paradise‘s climate is always warm in winter, but never too hot in summer, and with usual abundance of sun.
For an ancient nation, Portugal has its share of places with interesting names, which are often corruptions of ancient Roman or pre-Roman names. In some cases, the exact origin is lost
Portugal is full of luscious gardens from north to south, where visitors can catch a cool breeze on the warmest of days and, possibly, learn the secrets of Portugal's history.
How about a swim at natural pools of Porto Moniz? They were formed by volcanic lava, naturally filled with Atlantic seawater. If you're traveling with your family, these pools will guarantee fun times here on Madeira Island. And don't forget: take some great pictures and share them with us!
Come for the color, the pageantry, and a chance to see a colorful past come to life. Oh, don't forget: Music is a reward from the public to a cavaleiro who is doing a good job. If things are going well, feel free to whistle at the top of your lungs and shout “Música, pa, Música!!
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