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Colors of Funchal - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Funchal, Madeira The picturesque city with a history covering more than five centuries has a lot of unique and interesting national holidays. The name of Funchal derives from fennel, because several centuries ago it grew in abundance in the coastal zone, which has attracted the first settlers. One of the main distinguishing features of a modern resort is a high level of environmental performance; locals have managed to keep unique natural resources intact.
1.Luxury hotels are situated mainly in the western part of the resort. They feature quite high prices, so it makes sense for budget travelers to pay attention to hotels at other areas. 2. … Open
Funchal is famous for an abundance of colorful festivals and celebrations that are always visited by a huge number of foreign visitors. Mass festivities are held in the city on the eve of the New Year. Colorful fairs and open-air concerts, plenty of diverse attractions for younger guests and exciting sports events are conducted during Christmas holidays.
The most anticipated and exciting event of the New Year is a grand fireworks show. The local incredibly beautiful fireworks show is listed in the Guinness Book of Records; locals usually prepare for it all year long. In February, the city hosts a colorful carnival, which is always accompanied by folkloric performances and solemn parades. Tourists who wish to get acquainted with the culture and customs of the indigenous population definitely have to visit this merry and bright holiday. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
This city is located on the south coast of Madeira. This is a major trading port and a famous beach resort that is popular among tourists from different countries of the world. Funchal is … Open
Many tourists are eager to get to the resort in April, as Funchal Flower Festival is traditionally held in this month. The beautiful holiday symbolizes the arrival of spring; flower exhibitions are its main events. Lots of florists come here from all around the world. Each year organizers try to please guests with original entertainment events.
Funchal churches The most famous summer festival is the International Fireworks Festival; dozens of thousands of visitors come there to watch competitions of best pyrotechnists. During a couple of days, participants of the festival show the latest achievements of fireworks industry to an audience. Connoisseurs of fine wines will be interested in visiting the resort in late summer, when the wine festival is held. In addition to tastings and fairs, guests are offered an interesting cultural program.
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Unique in its kind, the song “Fado” has survived from the era of the Middle Ages. Under the accompaniment of guitar it sounds unhurriedly and calmly. It draws its inspiration from the yearning of people in love. Known in every locality, it tells the story of distant travelling sailors.  … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Funchal

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Funchal. Learn the best periods to visit Funchal to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Funchal.
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