Tag Archives: Portosanto

Columbus Festival – Festival Colombo 2011

levadeiro/ April 8, 2011/ Attractions, Events, Folklore, History, Images, Island, Madeira Islands, People, PortoSanto, Tips, Traditions, Uncategorized, Video

The Columbus Festival was first held in 2000 with the aim of launching a quality cultural tourism offer on the island of Porto Santo. This year it will be held from 15th till 17th of September 2011. The event is based around the historical figure of Christopher Columbus, who had close links with Madeira both as a sugar trader during

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Madeira Islands Golf

levadeiro/ April 6, 2011/ Golf, Madeira Islands, PortoSanto, Sports, Uncategorized

The Madeira Islands with their eternal spring are the perfect golf destination all year round. Two different islands, three magnificent golf courses and a wide range of accommodation, leisure and wellness for all golfers. Their golfing tradition goes back to 1937, when three British men, Miles, Leacock and Blandy, built the first nine-hole course. In Madeira you have two courses

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Porto Santo

levadeiro/ December 4, 2009/ PortoSanto, Uncategorized, Video

Porto Santo is just one long (white) sandy beach …. with a bit of an island attached to it. It is part of the Madeira archipelago and the island does not resemble to its big sister island Madeira. Travel Channel has published a amusing short video about Porto Santo (thanks to Der for the mention in his blog). A few

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