MADEIRA EVENTS in May 2024

May is a month of vibrant celebrations and thrilling events on Madeira Island. As you plan your visit, Girassol.rent, the top car rental company on Madeira Island, is here to ensure your travel is smooth and convenient. With our new fleet of cars, all equipped with automatic transmission, you can explore the island with ease. Whether you’re attending a festival, embarking on an adventure, or simply soaking in the island’s beauty, Girassol.rent is your trusted partner for a memorable journey.

São Tiago Menor Festival – May 1st

Join the historic São Tiago Menor Festival, a tradition dating back to the 16th century. Celebrated in the Old Town of Funchal, particularly in Rua de Santa Maria and Largo do Corpo Santo, the festival features a captivating procession in honour of São Tiago Menor, culminating at the Church of Socorro, Funchal. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Madeira and witness the vibrant celebrations that pay homage to the patron saint of Funchal.

Madeira Flower Festival – Celebrations May 2-26, 2024 (Children’s ‘Wall of Hope’ on the 4th and ‘Flower Parade’ on the 5th)

Experience the enchanting Madeira Flower Festival, a two-week celebration that fills the main streets of Funchal’s centre with a stunning display of floral floats and vibrant colours. The festival includes the Children’s Parade, where thousands of children gather to build a ‘Wall of Hope’ made of flowers, and the renowned Flower Parade. Immerse yourself in the beauty of flower carpets, folklore performances, flower shows, classical music concerts, and the Madeira Auto Show of vintage motor vehicles. Girassol.rent is your reliable partner for seamless travel to and from the festival.

Maktub Soundsgood – Paul do Mar

For a unique musical experience, don’t miss the Maktub Soundsgood reggae festival in Paul do Mar. This fusion of music, environment, and location creates the perfect setting to relax and immerse yourself in the rhythmic vibes with fellow reggae enthusiasts. Let Girassol.rent take you to this captivating festival, where you can enjoy the music and unwind in the scenic surroundings.

Madeira Flower Classic Auto Parade – May 12, 2024

Witness the elegance of classic vehicles adorned with floral decorations at the Madeira Flower Classic Auto Parade. Taking place as part of the Flower Festival celebrations, this event features a captivating parade along Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses. Secure your car rental with Girassol.rent and be part of this unique celebration of classic cars and motorcycles.

Sour Cherry (Ginja) and Gastronomy – Santana

Indulge in a delightful celebration of the humble onion at the Festa da Cebola in Caniço. This charming tribute to local farmers and the agricultural produce of Caniço features artistic arrangements and displays with local flowers, a parade of tractors and cars decoratively covered with onions, traditional music, craft stalls, and a delectable selection of food and wine. Girassol.rent ensures that you have the freedom to explore this unique festival and take home a box of home-grown onions, direct from the farmer.

‘Festas da Sé’ Festival – Funchal

Experience the lively ‘Festas da Sé’ Festival, a typical Madeiran arraial (street party) that brings the streets surrounding Funchal’s city centre to life. Indulge in special traditional menus, local food, and wine at local restaurants, beautifully decorated streets, and entertainment including stand-up comedy, music from singing groups, and brass bands. Let Girassol.rent be your reliable transportation partner for this vibrant festival.

As you plan your visit to Madeira Island in May 2024, don’t forget to secure your car rental with Girassol.rent. Our new fleet of cars, including popular brands such as SEAT, NISSAN, RENAULT, SMART, and premium class BMW vehicles, ensures that your exploration of the island is both convenient and enjoyable. Book now and embark on an unforgettable journey with Girassol.rent, your trusted car rental company in Madeira.

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