The Nature Festival is a celebration of the extensive and rich natural heritage of Madeira, promoted by the Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture of the island. The event aims to promote nature tourism on the island and encourage the practice of activities that allow direct contact with the rich nature of the archipelago. In addition, the festival celebrates the state of conservation and preservation of nature in Madeira. The Laurissilva forest, a millennial forest that has been part of the Biogenetic Reserves Network of the European Council since 1992, covers more than 20% of the island.
Nature Festival – Discover the Natural Beauty of Madeira Island
The event will take place between October 3rd and 8th and will include activities that allow for greater contact with the island’s natural attractions, such as the sea, the Laurissilva forest, and the peaks of Madeira. The program includes outdoor sports activities, entertainment, ethnography, and the culture of Madeira.
The Nature Festival also includes elements of well-being and wellness, as well as providing the opportunity to participate in radical activities in a natural environment. The event is open to participants of all ages and offers a wide range of sports activities, in which adrenaline and contact with nature are fundamental elements. Participants can challenge themselves in the mountains, sea, walking along the levadas that cross almost the entire island, descending the waterfalls in the mountains of the north coast, cycling through the trails of the forest, and learning about the cultural and historical roots of the island.
The Nature Festival is a unique opportunity to explore and experience some of the most spectacular places in Madeira, both at sea and in the mountains while participating in nature activities that are an active part of this destination. The increasingly popular event takes place from October 3rd to 8th and aims to encourage visitors to the island to participate in a series of outdoor events during the week.
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