In Madeira we make the Tourist a Friend, when,…
There are many ways to admire the beauty of this island, but a walk along the “Levadas” is a great way to get to know the interior of Madeira.
As the very first settlers arrived on Madeira island, they immediately realized that it wouldn’t be easy to farm here.
The Spring Flower Festival in Madeira, is a tribute to the exuberance of flowers that typically bloom in that season and, here, with even greater intensity due to the Island’s subtropical climate.
For centuries we were considered an experimental field for most of the European botanical gardens – The naturalist James Cook mentioned Madeira
Shall I say Madeira Gardens or Madeira is a Garden?
Lost in the banana plantations and vines, the contrast between high mountains and suddenly the sea could not be more dramatic.
I won’t call it Paradise. That’s too much of a cliché…
When you hear the name Madeira, probably, the first word that comes to your mind is Wine. There are, however, other equally delicious beverages available on the Island!
A tiny dot of land emerged from the seabed 10 million years ago…
Tic tac, tic, tac … 00:00.
Although I was born and raised in Madeira, I spend a lot of time “en route” due to my career , and that’s why I always try to be home for Christmas, the month of the amazing Christmas Cribs: “escadinha” (over a wood ladder) and “lapinha” (over a mountain landscape).
December brings with it one of the most beautiful times of the year. On a largely Catholic island, traditions are proudly fulfilled and lived for generations.
On this holiday, do you want to feel alive by connecting physically and energetically to nature and discover what it offers you? Come and join us by exploring an untouched forest
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit an embroidery factory in the centre of our capital, Funchal, and understand the reason why embroidery is one of the most valuable treasures of Madeira.
During your stay here in Madeira, apart from the natural beauty of the island, you can also enjoy its mild temperatures all year round and clear water with excellent visibility.
If you have a sweet tooth, don’t forget to try the traditional Bolo de Mel!
You have just arrived on Madeira Island eager to discover the Best World’s Island Destination. You look around and in the horizon you see three islets and you wonder /what are those?
Madeira is the most important island of a group named MACARONESIA – “The Fortunate Islands”: A relict area for Tertiary species, which became extinct in Europe during ice ages.
If you are a Nature, Sea, Adventure and adrenaline lover, there will be no better way to experience it than through some radical sports on this tiny island on the Atlantic Ocean.
The archipelago of Madeira is an Autonomous Region of Portugal made up of seven islands and several islets: Madeira, Porto Santo and two groups of uninhabited islands: Desertas and Selvagens.
“Madeira”, named after the Island where it is produced.
Come out and explore Funchal and Madeira! Find everything on our events calendar, from festivals and seasonal events, to workshops and concerts.