Flower Festival in Madeira Island

Flower Festival in Madeira Island

For a long time, Flower Festival has been one of the major attractions for tourists and locals of the Archipelago of Madeira. The big event takes place in Funchal city. Funchal is the stage of a luxurious treat for the senses, the Flower Festival. This festival celebrates the spring and the exuberant flowering season. During the event, tourists and locals have the opportunity of seeing the amazing flower display that covers not only the city´s streets, but also, shops and houses. The festival begins on Saturday morning with the children’s parade, known as the “Wall of Hope”. It is an event where children decorate a wall with flowers, as a symbol of hope for a better and more peaceful world. The parade on Sunday is the highlight of the festival. There is a street procession with floats decorated with a multiplicity of floral species of the island, and costumed dancers. Each year, the various groups present their costumes, accompanied with dances. Besides, there are other activities, such as the performances of traditional music groups, classic music concerts, awarding of prizes for the best decorated shop window, a flower exhibition at the “Eteneu Comercial” and, of course, the making of flower carpets. If you don’t know Madeira Island yet, this is the ideal time to do so. Book an accommodation at Madeira Rural Association. There are plenty accommodations at your disposal, namely cottages, country houses, bed and breakfast, self-catering, holiday homes and villas. This is an event which you cannot miss. Madeira and Porto Santo Islands are pleased to welcome you!


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