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A “Quinta Santa Luzia” pertencente à família Blandy desde 1826. Situada a 10m do centro do Funchal comprada por John Blandy é uma das poucas quintas tradicionais madeirenses ainda com actividade agrícola.

Quinta de Santa Luzia aberto ao público desde 2009  fez parte de um projecto que visa responder ao número crescente de pessoas que queriam visitar uma vinha perto do Funchal, enquanto contribui para a preservação de um oásis verde junto ao coração da capital madeirense.

Nesta propriedade poderão encontrar as castas recomendadas para o Vinho da Madeira: Sercial  seco; Verdelho meio seco;  Malvasia doce e ainda a casta Terrantez estilo meio seco uma das poucas vinhas desta casta existentes na ilha está nesta Quinta.

Ao caminhar pela propriedade poderão ver o legado deixado pelas várias gerações da família Blandy que lá viveram, terão a possibilidade de ficar a conhecer todo o processo que envolve o Vinho da Blandy’s Madeira desde o momento do cultivo da vinha, ao nectar em garrafa. Esta visita inicia-se e termina nas adegas  Blandy´s  Wine Lodge com uma degustação.

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  • Summer Golf Special

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    Enjoy free golf at the Palheiro Golf course for the duration of your stay in all Golf Wing Rooms and Suites.

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    XXXV Madeira Music Festival

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    Programme | 2014

    June, 6th – Friday
    XXXV Madeira Music Festival – Organised by the Madeira Cultural Affairs Department/SRT 9.30pm – Concert by the Madeira Classical Orchestra of – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    June, 7th – Saturday
    XXXV Madeira Music Festival
6pm – Concert by the Amarcord Vocal Ensemble – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre
9pm/10.15pm – 11pm/00.30am – Start of Summer Musical Show by the Madeira Light Orchestra – Entrance of Funchal’s Pier
10.30pm – Pyromusical Show by Sucessos Q.B. – Produções Artísticas, Lda. (Portugal) – Theme: “Baladas de Rock” (Rock Ballads) – outer pier of the Port of Funchal (20 minutes)

    June, 8th – Sunday
    XXXV Madeira Music Festival
6pm – Violin, guitar, double bass, piano and cajón flamenco concert by the Covent Garden Soloists & Chambao Soloists/Freemix Quintet – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    June, 9th – Monday
    XXXV Madeira Music Festival
9.30pm – Clarinet, viola and piano concert by the Flanders Festival Trio – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    June, 10th – Tuesday
    XXXV Madeira Music Festival
9.30pm – Piano Solo Recital by Louise Tend – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    June,12th – Thursday
    XXXV Madeira Music Festival
9.30pm – Concert for Violin, concertmaster’s cello, viola, bass guitar, traverso flute and harpsichord by La Petite Bande – Programme: Johann Sebastian Bach- Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    June, 13th – Friday
    XXV Regional Bread Fair – Largo da Restauração, by the Funchal Lions Club
XXXV Madeira Music Festival
9.30pm – Concert by the La Venexiana group and Claudio Cavina -Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

    June, 14th – Saturday
    XXV Regional Bread Fair – Largo da Restauração, by the Funchal Lions Club
XXXV Madeira Music Festival
5pm – Dance show by the Quorum Ballet – Programme: “Um Outro Olhar” (Another Look), “Mesa” (Table) and “Excentric Concentric” – Casa das Mudas Auditorium, Calheta
9pm/10.15pm – Start of Summer Musical Show by the Madeira Light Orchestra – Entrance of Funchal’s Pier
10.30pm – Pyromusical Show by Sirius Pyrotechnics (Canada) – Theme: “Jump” –outer pier of the Port of Funchal (20 minutes)
11pm – Serenade by the Madeiran Group of Fados de Coimbra – Largo da Restauração

    June, 15th – Sunday
    XXV Regional Bread Fair – Largo da Restauração, by the Funchal Lions Club
XXXV Madeira Music Festival
11am – Dance show by the Quorum Ballet – Programme: “A Cidade Verde e a Cidade Azul” (The Green City and the Blue City) – Casa das Mudas Auditorium, Calheta
5pm – Dance show by the Quorum Ballet – Programme: “Um Outro Olhar” (Another Look), “Mesa” (Table) and “Excentric Concentric” – Casa das Mudas Auditorium, Calheta

    June, 16th to 22nd
    Regional Arts Week: Garden Party, Gatherings of artistic disciplines, Regional Exhibition of Artistic Expression, Regional Painting Competition and ESCOLartes – Organisation: Regional Secretariat for Education and Human Resources – Regional Directorate of Education / Services Directorate of Arts Education and Multimedia – SRT Infoarte Space, Avenida Arriaga Central Walkways, Avenida Zarco, Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre, Municipal Garden Auditorium and Madeira Técnopolo

    June, 21th – Saturday
    9pm/10.15pm – 11pm/00.30am – Start of Summer Musical Show by the Madeira Light Orchestra – Entrance of Funchal’s Pier
10.30pm – Pyromusical Show by Pyrofel Pirotecnia, Lda. (Portugal) – Theme: “Rasgos de Luz” (Flashing Lights) – outer pier of the Port of Funchal (20 minutes)

    June, 28th – Saturday
    9pm/10.15pm – 11pm/00.30am – Start of Summer Musical Show by the Madeira Light Orchestra – Entrance of Funchal’s Pier
10.30pm – Pyromusical Show by Macedos Piromusical Pirotecnia, Lda. (Portugal) – Theme: “Utopia” –outer pier of the Port of Funchal (20 minutes)

    Check the official website of the event: http://www.festivaldemusicadamadeira.com

    Information: Madeira Tourism

    Cherry Festival

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    The rural village of Jardim da Serra, located in the upper part of Câmara de Lobos, hosts the Cherry Festival,
    a popular event that promotes the local tradition of this parish. This festivity oers a wide range of sports and leisure activities that culminate with an ethnographic parade in a tribute to the harvesting of this delicious fruit.

    Popular Parades

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    During the month of June, festivities are held in honour of the popular saints, beginning with Santo António (Saint Anthony), celebrated with particular enthusiasm in the parish bearing his name.

    Other parishes in the municipality of Funchal, namely São Pedro (Saint Peter) and São João (Saint John), also organize parades on the eve of the day of São João (23rd), along the streets of Rua da Pretas, Rua da Carreira and Rua de São João, a very lively celebration typical of the popular saint’s festive evenings.

    Information: Madeira Tourism

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  • IX Sixteenth Century Market

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    Machico hosts the 9th edition of the 16th-century Market, an event that evokes the historical period of the discovery of the island, which has gained a prominent cultural status.

    Organized by the Municipal Council of Machico and in partnership with the Elementary and Secondary Schools of Machico, this initiative takes place in Machico´s downtown at Largo da Praça, in Alameda Dr. José António de Almada, and oers a number of cultural and musical activities.

    Information: Madeira Tourism

     

    XXXV Madeira Music Festival

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    Funchal hosts the 35th edition the Madeira Music Festival, an event that takes place in some of the most prestigious and notable places in the city of Funchal, namely in the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre, in the as well as in the Casa das Mudas Art Centre in Calheta.

    This cultural initiative is integrated in the celebrations of the Atlantic Festival program and includes a series of high-quality musical performances by Portuguese and international artists, including the ballet dance company “Quorum Ballet” (Portugal), the group “La Venexiana and Claudio Cavina”(Italy), the Vocal Ensemble “Amarcord” (Germany) and the band “La Petite Bande” (Belgium), among others.

    Programme

    Madeira Classical Orchestra
    Friday 6 June, 9.30 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    Amarcord
    Saturday 7 June, 6.00 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    FreeMix Quintet
    Sunday 8 June, 6.00 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    Flanders Festival Trio
    Monday 9 June, 9.30 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    Luísa Tender
    Tuesday 10 June, 9.30 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    La Petite Bande
    Thursday 12 June 12, 9.30 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    La Venexiana and Claudio Cavina
    Friday 13 June, 9.30 p.m.
    Baltazar Dias City Theatre

    Quorum Ballet
    Saturday 14 June, 5.00 p.m.
    Sunday, 15 June, 5.00 p.m.
    Sunday 15 June 15, 11.00 a.m.
    Casa das Mudas Arts Center – Calheta

    For more information on the event check here: http://www.festivaldemusicadamadeira.com

    Information: Madeira Tourism

    Atlantic Festival 2014 Edition

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    The Atlantic Festival, an event that marks the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, will this year integrate a diverse set of initiatives spread throughout the month of June, most importantly the pyromusical shows; the Madeira Music Festival and the Regional Arts Week.

    The pyromusical shows will be held on four consecutive Saturdays of the month of June, at 10:30pm at the pier outside the Pontinha, with wonderful and exciting performances, lasting about 20 minutes each, which combine fireworks and music in a unique experience for tourists and residents.
    The four pyromusical shows will place in competition companies that will dispute a trophy attributed by public vote through internet, and tombola’s located in strategic venues of Funchal city centre (City Pier – day of the show, Dolce Vita, Marina Shopping, Madeira Tourism Board).

    Information: Madeira Tourism

    FLOWER FESTIVAL 2014 – 1st to 7th May

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    The 2014 edition of the Madeira Flower Festival takes place between the 1st and 7th May in Funchal, with different activities involved.

    Programme:

    Theme: “Mother, a world of flowers for you”

    May 1st to 7th
    Flower Carpets – Central walkways of Avenida Arriaga and Largo do Chafariz
    Flower Market depicting “Charolas“ celebration – Central walkways of Avenida Arriaga, between the Cathedral and the Regional Secretariat
    for Culture, Tourism and Transports
    The Kingdom of Flowers – Young women dressed in costumes depicting flowers pageant in the central walkways of Avenida Arriaga
    (until May, 4th )
    59th Flower Exhibition at Largo da Restauração – Organised by the Regional Secretariat for Environment and Natural Resources
    “Madeira Embroidery inspired by Flowers” – Organised by the Madeira Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts Institute (IVBAM) – Central
    walkway of Avenida Arriaga, in front of Loja do Cidadão
    “World Flowers Photos” – Photography exhibition by Carlos Capelão – Espaço Infoarte at the Regional Secretariat for Culture, Tourism and
    Transports

    Thursday, 1st May
    Official opening of the Flower Festival
    3pm – 8pm – Performances by the Casa do Povo da Camacha Folk Group in Funchal city centre
    5pm – 6pm – “Flowers and Gastronomy” Project – Themed workshop: Black scabbard fish and traditional pork in a wine and garlic marinade:
    history and confection – Largo do Chafariz
    Friday, May 2nd
    10am – Noon – “Flowers and Gastronomy” Project – Themed workshop: Honey Cake: history and confection – Largo do Chafariz
    10am – 3pm – Performances by the Monteverde Folk Group in Funchal city centre
    10.30am – 2pm – Demonstrations of flower arranging by Madeira Flower Club (NAFAS) – exhibition until May 6th, from 10am to 4pm – at
    Funchal’s English Church
    3pm – 8pm – Performances by the Boa Nova Ethnography and Folk Group in Funchal city centre

    Saturday, May 3rd
    Children’s Parade and Wall of Hope Ceremony:
    9am – Children gathering at Avenida Arriaga, in front of the Municipal Garden
    10am – Children’s Parade – Itinerary: Avenida Arriaga, Avenida Zarco, Rua Câmara Pestana and Praça do Município
    11am – Symbolic construction of the Wall of Hope at Praça do Município – Release of doves and a show for children by an entertainment
    group
    10am – Noon – “Flowers and Gastronomy” Project – Themed workshop: Regional Fruit and Vegetables – An orchard in the Atlantic – Largo do
    Chafariz
    3pm – 8pm – Performances by the Casa do Povo da Camacha Folk Group in Funchal city centre

    Sunday, May 4th
    10am – Noon – “Flowers and Gastronomy” Project – Carving show: decorations with floral elements – Largo do Chafariz
    10am – 3pm – Folklore Performances by the Camacha Recreational and Cultural Association in Funchal city centre
    4pm – Flower Festival Parade
    Order and theme of the groups participating in the Float Parade
    -“30 Years in Bloom” – João Egídio Rodrigues
    - “The Magic Forest” – Sorrisos de Fantasia
    - “Mother…Six Letters” (Mãe… Três Letras) – Isabel Borges
    - “Carpet of flowers for all the mothers in the world” – Samba Caneca Furada School
    - “Mother, an Orchid for you” – Geringonça Entertainment Association
    - “For you, Mother…” – Fábrica de Sonhos
    - “ Mother´s Tribute” – Turma do Funil
    - “The Smile of Flowers” – Fura Samba Association
    - “Madeira, Mother and May” – Bairro da Argentina Sports, Cultural and Recreational Association
    Itinerary: Starting point at Funchal’s Harbour roundabout, Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro, Francisco Sá Carneiro roundabout, Avenida do Mar e
    das Comunidades Madeirenses (south lane) to Praça da Autonomia

    Monday, May 5th
    10am – 3pm – Folklore Performances by the Camacha Recreational and Cultural Association in Funchal city centre
    3pm – 8pm – Performances by the Boa Nova Ethnography and Folk Group in Funchal city centre

    Tuesday, May 6th
    2pm – 7pm – Performances by the Monteverde Folk Group in Funchal city centre

    Wednesday, May 7th
    11am – 4pm – Folklore Performances by the Camacha Cultural and Recreational Association Group in Funchal city centre

    May, 10th and 11th
    III Reid’s Palace Classic Auto Show 2014

    Information: Madeira Tourism

     

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    Palheiro Estate is a proud sponsor of the Madeira Film Festival that will take place from the 21st to 27th of April 2014. As sponsors we have free tickets to give away to our loyalty card holders. If you are interested please send us an email via the link below and after receiving confirmation, you may pick up your tickets from the Palheiro Golf reception (tickets are limited to 2 per person).

    The Madeira Film Festival, which is now in its 3rd year has proven to be one of the highlights of Madeira’s cultural calendar. This year’s edition really does have something for everyone, from its wide variety of short and feature films to writing and acting workshops, Scottish Ceilidh dancing, a fashion show and a special musical performance by Nashville-based band Escondido. So don’t miss this opportunity to grab your free tickets for this spectacular event.

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    This giveaway is limited to 2 tickets per person and you must be a Palheiro Estate Loyalty card holder to be eligible.
    Offer valid until the 25th of April 2014.