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Madeira Orienteering Meeting

Competition nameMadeira Orienteering Meeting
Start date20220204
End date20220206
Race typeLocal
Nearest place or cityFunchal
Club/organizerClube Aventura da Madeira
Region of countryMadeira Island
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners100
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+351 962 837 491
Latest entry date30 Jan 2022
Entry fee (Euro)6 Euros/Day
Event descriptionThe Madeira Orienteering Meeting is a local event that takes place on the Madeira Island, Portugal. The event consists of three stages, a Sprint in an urban environment and two Middle Distance courses in the forest.
Terrain descriptionStage 1 - Urban terrain of Funchal City Stage 2 - Terrain: mostly of pine and hardwoods forest, more or less clean, alternating with some open areas, dense vegetation details, reasonable network paths, medium to high relief. Satge 3 - Terrain: More or less dense forest, abundant relief details, some paths, medium to high relief.
Training possibilitiesFunchal is the largest urban center on the Madeira island, but a few kilometers away there are several urban and forest areas for orienteering training and discovery of new territories, from sea to mountain. During your stay in Madeira, challenge yourself to discover new territories and the adventure of orienteering.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Orienteering is a challenge present on the discovery of new territories. Madeira Island is a territory of adventure, with mountains rising from the sea level to the 1861 meters of altitude, providing wide landscapes, which highlight is his luxuriant vegetation with natural highlight to the Laurel Forest, classified by UNESCO in 1999 as World Natural Heritage. Besides Orienteering, walking, diving, canyoning, mountain biking and the Sea tours are some experience not to be missed and which enable visitors to explore the island.
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