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Travelling Madeira by Bus

  Exploring Madeira Island can present challenges when it comes to transportation. If you’re comfortable with narrow and winding roads, the most favourable option is undoubtedly renting a car and traversing the entire island. However, there are instances where booking a tour can be the best choice. For example, a 4×4 tour (off-roading is not…

New Year’s Eve fireworks in Madeira Island 2020/2021

There’s no greatest spectacle in Madeira island than the New Year’s Eve fireworks, and this year they were astonishing. Especially after this 2020 all of us had, we really needed a show like this one to boost our hope and confidence for a better 2021. So without further ado, here’s on of the best videos we could find that portray the greatest evening in Madeira. But believe us, there’s nothing like watching and feeling it live. So wish you all an EPIC new year and we hope to see you in Madeira in a near future. Take care.

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January 4, 2021

The Hotspot

Like Hawaii Yellowstone or Iceland, Madeira Island has it’s origins in a volcanic event know as an Hotspot. However, the one we present to you today is a completely different one. It’s an outdoor activity an leisure hotspot. The area we’re referring to is Ponta de São Lourenço, on the far-east end of the island….

Day 5 – Hiking Week – Caldeirão Verde

Our day 5 of our EPIC Hiking Week was spent on the Caldeirão Verde route. It’s one of our ‘out-and-back’ hikes with around 13 km of extension with a moderate level of difficulty. This Levada built in the 18th century is still carrying the water from the highest mountains to the farmlands below. This hike…

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May 16, 2019

Day 4 – Hiking Week – Pico do Areeiro to Pico Ruivo (Highest Peaks)

Day 4 of our EPIC Hiking Week, one of the most sought out hikes in Madeira Island passing along and through the highest peaks on the Island, Pico do Areeiro (1818 m), Pico das Torres (1851 m ) and Pico Ruivo (1861) the third highest in Portugal. This hike has a medium to difficult level…

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May 15, 2019

Day 3 – Hiking Week – Ponta São Lourenço

On day 3 of our EPIC Hiking Week, we went to Ponta de São Lourenço. It’s also one of our favourite places since we usually go there to do climbing tours or our famous coasteering. The environment is completely different from everything else on the island. This area is a natural reserve. Its path goes…

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May 14, 2019

Day 2 – Hiking Week – Levada da Fajã do Rodrigues

On the second day, we had to make a small change from the initial plan. The weather wasn’t appropriate to go high up on the mountains it was cloudy, so the astonishing views weren’t available 🙂 We decided to go to the north side of the island and walk on a very green Levada, with…

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May 13, 2019

EPIC Hiking Week in Madeira Island

Our EPIC Hiking Week starts on the next 02 of May 2019, and it will go all over the island, with hikes in the mountains and by the sea. So you can enjoy the most amazing and beautiful places that Nature in Madeira has to offer. May is definitely one of the best months to…

Lights Out

Today is the last day to see the Funchal Christmas lights before they’re switched off and taken down in that manner we leave you with our view on them. Enjoy 🙂 Funchal City Hall Entrance to Funchal Harbour Church of St. John the Evangelist (College Church) And the city Hall Cathedral of Funchal Church of…

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January 6, 2019

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