Funchal is the capital of Madeira Island. It is a city full of colors and movements with wonderful views.
There is always plenty to see and to do here.
Here are some tip about what to do in Funchal during your holidays.
1 – A walk through the Lido Promenade
Located on the west
One of the best time of the year to visit Madeira Island is in the Summer, because of the mild subtropical climate.
Almost all year round is summer on the island! Let´s get to know some of Madeira´s summer attractions.
1 – Beaches
Madeira Island beaches are known for their high quality and
Known as the Pearl of the Atlantic, Madeira offers dazzling views and much more. Here are some places you can visit and be dazzled by Madeira Island.
1 – Old Town
It belongs to the parish of Santa Maria Maior, the oldest neighborhood in Funchal. The Old Town is characterized by the
Corn baked is a traditional madeiran dish which must be accompanied with fish or meat. The corn can be cooked or fried on cubes.
1 Kg. of white corn
3 liters of water
1 soup spoon of lard
1/2 chooped cabbage
1 “hand” of tender beans
1 branch of savory
The water goes to the fire with
Madeiran açorda is a tipical madeiran dish, it is made of hard bread. It´s a kind of soup which is eaten hot most common in the winter.
200 gr. of bread
1 branch of savory
Brake the hardened bread and corn into squares.
Lie down in a terrine.
Pour olive oil
The bean stew it´s a traditional dish very known in Madeira. It consists of a bean stew usually with meat, and almost always accompanied with rice.
250 grs. of folded pork
50 grs. of chorizo
100 grs. of potato
1 tea spoon of color
1 smal onion
100 grs. of baked bean
1 smal garlic
Let´s go out and enjoy all the amazing traditional food in Madeira Islands.
The wide choice allows to try something new everyday. Check out our suggestions for the traditional dishes of Madeira Island:
1. Espetada Madeirense
The “Espetada”, made with beef cubes in a laurel skewer and grilled on wood or charcoal.
Madeira Flower Carpets and Decorations 2017
The abundance of Madeiran flora has greatly contributed to the establishing of this art form. This traditional creation of flower carpets thrives a little bit throughout the island and had its origins in the decoration of religious processions. Due to its undeniable beauty and detail,
Quinta Vigia, the official residence of the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, and has a beautiful view of Funchal bay, extending from the port to the village of Garajau, in Caniço.
On the March 19th is celebrated the Father’s Day, and what better way to honor him and show him your affection, than to offer an unforgetable experience, to do with your family. The best gift is the one that has a special meaning!
Here are our suggestions for ideas to offer on Father’s Day.