Funchal Wins Award "Municipality Friend of Sports" For The Fourth Time

Friday, 07 December 2018

"The Portuguese Association for the Management of Sport has distinguished Funchal as 'The Municipality Friend of Sports' for the fourth consecutive year, thus recognizing the municipal investment in the sport's development of the county, carried out over the last years.

The Municipality Friend of Sports award is based on ten areas of analysis, namely: Sports Organization, Sports Facilities, Sports Events, Sports Programs, Ecological Sustainability Strategies, Solidarity Sports, Partnerships, Sports Reality, Legislation, Marketing and Innovation. Funchal scored high or very high in almost all categories. "


- In Diario de Noticias

banner Funchal, the capital of the Madeira archipelago, was declared a city in the 1500s, and became an important point between the old and new worlds. The laid-back city owes much of its historical prominence to the white gold, the Madeiran sugar. Today Funchal is known for its appealing temperatures, wine and crafts. Top spots to visit include the open Worker's Market, Blandy's Wine Lodge and the Sacred Art Museum. Friendly locals, walkable streets and cheap taxis make the city easy to get around. SEE ON TRIPADVISORseta Mapa Turístico do Funchal

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