Daily Express - 20 Aug 18

18th Aug 2019

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Madeira Carnival by Air
Departs 28 February, 2019
8 days all inclusive from £999pp


The Carnival of Madeira is known as one of the best in Europe. There are two main parades - the allegoric parade features thousands of participants in magnificent colourful costumes dancing to electrifying Samba music through the streets of the capital, Funchal. The second, called Trapalhao, features carnival goers in daring costumes and local caricatures. Included excursions take in the best of the island including Camara da Lobos, where Winston Churchill painted and the amazing glass platform at Cabo Girau with breathtaking views over the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
Included: Return flights from Gatwick or Manchester to Funchal with luggage - supp’t may apply • 7 nights full board with selected Free Drinks noon to 11pm at a 3-star hotel in Funchal’s Lido area • Porterage • Excursions and seating at the Carnival parade.

Madeira Flower Festival by Air
Departs 29 April, 2019
8 days all inclusive from £1199pp


Madeira’s Springtime is honoured each year with a Flower Festival after Easter. Festivities begin with the building of `The Wall of Hope’ - over 1,000 children place a flower each on the wall to symbolise hope. The next day dozens of highly decorated floats take part in the Flower Parade while local artists build amazing floral carpets. Included excursions take in the best of the island including Camara da Lobos, where Winston Churchill painted and the amazing glass platform at Cabo Girau with breathtaking views over the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
Included: Return flights to Funchal with luggage from a choice of UK airports - supp’t may apply • 7 nights full board with selected Free Drinks noon to 11pm at a 3-star hotel in Funchal’s Lido area • Porterage • Excursions and seating at the Flower Festival Parade.