the hot weather season is here!

the hot weather season is here!

Find out all about the best beaches and the way to get there. The bathing complexes Often the island’s residents and visitors swim mainly in the numerous seawater swimming pools, which have been built or adapted on the rocky coast, where one can also find easy access into the sea by using steps from the rocks. They are mostly situated in the tourist areas of Funchal and Caniço. These include…

Funchal Atlantic Festival

Funchal Atlantic Festival

The Atlantic Festival, an event that sets the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, is one of the most recent tourist entertainment events, held for the first time in June 2002. This event consists of a diverse set of initiatives spread throughout the month of June, with emphasis on the pyromusical shows; the Madeira Music Festival and the Regional Arts Week. The pyromusical shows are held on four consecutive…

Quick guide to quick Madeiran meals

Quick guide to quick Madeiran meals

So, you arrived in Madeira and can’t wait to try the local food. Everybody will tell you about Espetada (cubes of beef grilled on laurel sticks) and Scabbard-fish. Well, go ahead and try them, then write them on the bucket list and move on to a new Madeira gastronomical experience. We are not saying, “espetada” and the scabbard-fish are bad, on the contrary, they are absolute staple delicacies you can’t…