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The 2014 edition of the Madeira Ultra Trail takes place between 10 and 13th April 2014 and the registration period ends on the 28th February 2014.

Another edition of the Madeira Ultra Trail competition will take place in April. This is a demanding sporting event that has been gaining more and more followers.
The 2013 edition had close to 450 athletes from a total of 18 different nationalities, who challenged the island peaks surrounded by breath taking landscapes.

On this sixth edition, the participants will, once again, attempt to complete the 116 kilometer course in the shortest possible time, running along the highest peaks of the island. Besides the main course, the MIUT includes three other individual races covering a correspondingly distance of 85, 42 and 20 kilometres.

Choose your race and register on the official event website: madeiraultratrail.com

 

Information by Madeira Tourism – www.visitmadeira.pt

festa dos compadres

The ‘Festa dos Compadres’ marks the opening of the Carnival season in Madeira, a tradition going back to more than 50 years, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Santana.”

For more information: www.cm-santana.com

Source: http://www.visitmadeira.pt

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II Festival of Wine, Embroidery & Handicrafts in Madeira
21st to 23rd of February

The second edition of this festival aims to offer visitors a unique experience. Visitors will be able to come into contact with several traditional products in a context of authenticity, attesting to its qualities and singularity of products from Madeira.

The festival will be held at the facilities of the Madeira Institute of Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts (IVBAM), located in Rua 5 de Outubro, where a set of activities will take place, among which there will be wine tastings events, with table wine and Madeira wine with chocolate, Handicrafts Workshops, Show-cooking, live handicrafts, an Exhibition of Madeira Embroidery and a Handicraft Workshop for children.

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  • Casa Velha announces a new facility

    We are delighted to offer our guests the possibility of swimming in the nearby Marine Reserve of the Lido Galomar Beach in Canico De Baixo.

    This sheltered bay with its crystal clear water and unique lava finger rock has been recognized as one of the best diving and snorkelling spots in Madeira Island. During the year, there are frequent visit of a friendly monk seal, a protected species in Madeira’s Marine Reserves.

    With year-round water temperatures between 18 and 25 degrees it is always swimming season under the watchful eyes of the lifeguards.

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    English
    The 2014 official calendar of events for the Madeira Island is as follows. Beware that some dates may change.

    Carnival Festivities
    26h February to 5th March – Entertainment in downtown Funchal
    1st March– Great Allegoric Carnival Parade
    4th March – Slapstick Parade

    Madeira Flower Festival
    1st to 7th May – Entertainment in downtown Funchal
    3rd May – The Wall of Hope Ceremony
    4th May – Great Allegoric Flower Parade

    Madeira Island Open (PGA European Tour)
    8th to 11th May

    Atlantic Festival
    7th, 14th, 21st and 28th June – Music and Fireworks Display

    XXVII Classic Car Rally
    June (date to be confirmed)

    Madeira Wine Rally
    31st July to 2nd August (dates to be confirmed)

    Madeira Wine Festival
    31st August to 7th September – Entertainment in downtown Funchal
    6th September – Live Harvest in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.

    Columbus Festival – Porto Santo Island
    18th to 20th September

    Madeira Nature Festival
    6th to 12th October

    End of the Year Madeira Festivities
    1st December – Beginning of the Illuminations in Downtown Funchal
    8th December to 6th January, 2015- General Illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre
    12th December to 6th January, 2015 – Christmas Decorations and Exhibitions in downtown Funchal
    31st December – New Year’s Eve Firework Display

    Português
    O calendário oficial de eventos para 2014 na Ilha da Madeira é o que se segue. Atenção que podem eventualmente surgir alterações às datas.

    Festas de Carnaval
    26 de fevereiro a 5 de março – Animação diversa na baixa da cidade do Funchal
    1 de março – Grande Cortejo Alegórico
    4 de março – Cortejo Trapalhão

    Festa da Flor da Madeira
    1 a 7 de maio – Exposições e Animação diversa na baixa da cidade do Funchal
    3 de maio – Cerimónia do Muro da Esperança
    4 de maio – Grande Cortejo Alegórico

    Madeira Island Open (Main Tour da PGA European Tour)
    8 a 11 de maio

    Festival do Atlântico - Espectáculos de Música e Fogo de Artifício
    7, 14, 21 e 28 de junho

    XXVIIª Volta à Madeira – Classic Rally
    junho (data a designar)

    Rali Vinho da Madeira
    31 de julho a 2 de agosto (dias a confirmar)

    Festa do Vinho da Madeira
    31 de agosto a 7 de setembro – Animação diversa na baixa da cidade do Funchal
    6 de setembro – Vindima ao Vivo no Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.

    Festival de Colombo – Porto Santo
    18 a 20 de setembro

    Festival da Natureza da Madeira
    6 a 12 de outubro

    Festas do Fim-do-Ano
    1 de dezembro – Início parcial das iluminações Decorativas no Funchal
    8 de dezembro a 6 de janeiro de 2015 – Iluminação geral das iluminações Decorativas no Funchal
    12 de dezembro a 6 de janeiro de 2015 – Exposições Natalícias na baixa da cidade do Funchal
    31 de dezembro – Espectáculo de Fogo de Artifício

    Deutsch
    Die 2014 offizielle Veranstaltungskalender für die Insel Madeira ist wie folgt. Beachten Sie, dass einige Daten können sich ändern.

    Karneval
    vom 26. Februar bis 5. Märs– Veranstaltungen im Stadtzentrum
    1. Märs– Karnevalsumzug
    4. Märs –Narrenumzug

    Madeira Blumenfest
    von 1. bis 7. Mai – Veranstaltungen im Stadtzentrum
    3. Mai – Mauer der Honung Zeremonie
    4. Mai – Der große Blumenumzüge

    Golfturnier Madeira Island Open (PGA European Tour)
    8. bis 11. Mai

    Atlantik – Festival
    7., 14., 21. und 28. Juni – Musikkonzerte und Feuerwerk
    27. Madeira Oldtimer Ründfahrt Rally
    Juni (zeitpünkt nicht bestätigt)

    Rallye Vinho da Madeira
    von 31. Juli bis 2. August (zeitpünkt nicht bestätigt)

    Madeira Wein Rally
    vom 31.August bis 7. September – Veranstaltungen im Stadtzentrum
    6. September – “Live” Weinernte in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos

    Kolumbus Festival – Porto Santo
    von 18. bis 20. September

    Madeira Natur Fest
    von 6. bis 12. Oktober

    Endjahres Festlichkeiten
    von 1. Dezember – Beginn der Festbeleuchtung im Stadtzentrum
    von 8. Dezember bis 6. Januar, 2015- Beleuchtung des Amphitheaters von Funchal
    von 12. December bis 6. Januar,2015 – Weihnachtsausstellungen im Stadtzentrum
    31. Dezember – Silvesterfeuerwerk

    Photos and information by Madeira Tourism – http://www.visitmadeira.pt/

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    Christmas is coming! It’s time to celebrate!

    Make the most of the holiday season and hold your Christmas festivities at the Clubhouse Restaurant. Be it family and friends, or company events, we will cater to your every need.Suggestion menus are attached.

    Reservations by email to  clubhouse.restaurant@palheiroestate.com or phone 291 603 747.

    Let us be present for your Christmas!

    See here our suggestions: Menu English

     

    O Natal está a chegar! É época de festejar!

    Celebre connosco a quadra natalícia. Temos o nosso Restaurante à vossa disposição. Junte os seus amigos, familiares, a sua empresa e delicie-se com as nossas sugestões de menus.
    Faça a sua reserva através do e-mail clubhouse.restaurant@palheiroestate.com ou através do telefone 291 603 747.

    Deixe-nos fazer parte do seu Natal! Aguardamos por si.

     

    Consulte aqui as nossas sugestões: Menu Português

     

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    Top 200 EUROPE logos 2014 gold

    Palheiro Golf, Ilha da Madeira – no Top 200 Campos de Golfe Europeus – Revista Golf World.
    O Palheiro Golf, na Madeira, foi incluído na nova lista de TOP 200 campos europeus da Golf World.

    Revista líder da modalidade, o Golf World publicou recentemente a sua lista “top 200 na Europa” e oPalheiro Golf é um dos campos portugueses em destaque .

    ” Esta homenagem é especialmente gratificante, pois este ano comemoramos nosso 20 º aniversário e é o culminar do enorme trabalho que tem sido feito no campo ultimamente. Temos, agora, vista para o mar em todos os buracos do campo de golfe o que, a uma altitude de 500 metros, é raríssimo. O arquitecto de golfe Cabel Robinson fez um trabalho fantástico com este local maravilhoso, fazendopleno uso da sua envolvente única, implantado dentro do Palheiro Estate, uma herdade com 210 anos de história”, disse Jonathan Fletcher presidente do Palheiro Golf.
    Actualmente o campo é visualmente ainda mais deslumbrante com as novas panorâmicas do mar, a vista para a montanha e as árvores centenárias dos Jardins do Palheiro.

    O “200 Top campos de golfe no continente europeu” resulta de escolhas e classificações dadas por jornalistas especializados em golfe, sendo um ranking conferido de dois em dois anos, pela revista Golf World.

    Palheiro Golf, Madeira Island – in Golf World´s TOP 200 European Courses.

    Palheiro Golf in Madeira has been ranked in the new Golf World´s TOP 200 European Courses list.

    Leading golf magazine, Golf World, has recently published its ‘top 200 in Europe’ list – and Palheiro Golf is one of the Portuguese courses featured.
    ‘This honour is especially rewarding as this year we celebrate our 20th anniversary and is the culmination of much hard work on the course recently.  We now have sea views on every hole of the golf course which at an altitude of 500 meters is very unusual.   Golf architect Cabel Robinson did a fantastic job with this wonderful site and has made full use of the historic setting within the 210 year old Palheiro Estate’, said Jonathan Fletcher Chairman of Palheiro Golf.

    The course is now even more visually stunning with the new sea views, the mountain views and  the centennial trees of Palheiro Gardens.

    The “TOP 200 Golf Courses in Continental Europe” results of choices and ratings given by golf specialist journalists, being a rank conferred every two years by Golf World magazine.

    Please click here for photos – https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7rg4yp83c79m453/5KOK9Dwty-

    Para mais informações à imprensa, contate :
    further press information please contact:

    Jonathan Fletcher
    Palheiro Golf
    Rua do Balancal, nº 29
    9060-414 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    T. +351 291 790 120
    F. +351 291 792 456
    jonathan.fletcher@palheiroestate.com
    www.palheiroestate.com

    Casa Velha Celebrates 210 Years

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    Next year, the Casa Velha do Palheiro in Madeira will celebrate 210 years of history! For this unique occasion, Palheiro Estate has created an anniversary package as well as some special offers and events to make the stays for its guests even more memorable.

    We will be announcing more special events scheduled for our 210th anniversary soon, until then, please stay tuned to our website and social media for more news.

    Madeira Hotel – Quinta Casa Velha do Palheiro – Luxury Spa & Golf Resort  http://www.casa-velha.com/en.html

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    •    7 Nights in double – garden wing room with upgrade to superior – golf wing room (depending on availability on arrival.)
    •    Return airport transfers
    •    Choose between 18 holes green fee at Palheiro Golf or personalized body massage at Palheiro Spa.
    •    1 Five-course menu degustation dinner at our culinary recognized restaurant created by Chef Eric Weidmann and Francisco Quintal (drinks for the meal included).
    •    Free entrance to Palheiro Gardens – Awarded the Relais & Chateaux best garden in 2007, and honoured with “The Garden Trophy.”
    •    Free Access to the Palheiro Spa wet areas.
    •    A memory from Madeira – The book “The Blandy story”.

    Prices from: 655 Euros per person in double room

    Book Now  reservations.casavelha@palheiroestate.com

    Packages are also available for single use as well as with upgrade to suites, unlimited golf, spa and with additional services.

    Madeira Island Hotel – Quinta Casa Velha do Palheiro

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    We would like to congratulate David and Christina Whippen on their recent marriage at Casa Velha do Palheiro. The happy couple and their guests who travelled from as far away as San Francisco for the special occasion, had the following to say:

    ‘We were so very fortunate to have our wedding this summer at Casa Velha, and we could not imagine a more unique venue. Madeira is such an incredible backdrop, that all our guests fell in love with it immediately. Casa Velha, with its unbelievably beautiful setting and gardens left everyone speechless, and the chapel would be any bride’s dream. Our reception in amongst the gardens and tea house was idyllic to say the least. The staff, food, and attention to detail made our wedding all that we had hoped and dreamed it would be. Thank you so much to everyone at Casa Velha for a day we will never forget.’

    David and Christina Whippen