The best thing about travelling is that you have the possibility of collecting moments and not only things.
Walking throughout the city of Funchal, I would like to call your attention to our pavements.
Famous People in Madeira
Madeira can claim to have been at the birth of modern Tourism; It was a health resort and a winter retreat for the upper classes; Tourism in fact really began with the island’s reputation for having a healthy climate!
Going on a food tour is a great way to get all senses involved and to create an amazing experience.
“Madeira” is frequently regardedt a wine making island. However, this magnificent insular region has so much more to offer.
Looking for an unforgettable holiday? Only one step away from the European continent and 90 minutes from Lisbon
Make the Tourist a Friend
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.
Madeira Landscape “Poios”
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
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.
Madeira, the Northern European Greenhouse
For centuries we were considered an experimental field for most of the European botanical gardens – The naturalist James Cook mentioned Madeira
The Gardens of Madeira
Shall I say Madeira Gardens or Madeira is a Garden?
Madeira in My Way
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…
Madeira Traditional Drinks
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!
How It all began…
A tiny dot of land emerged from the seabed 10 million years ago…
New Year’s Eve
Tic tac, tic, tac … 00:00.
The Amazing Christmas Cribs
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).
Christmas in Madeira
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
Madeira Hand Embroidery
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.
Diving in 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.
Madeira Sugar Cane Syrup Cake (commonly known as “honey cake”)
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?
The Majestic Flora of Madeira
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.
Where is Madeira?
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.
What’s on in December?
Come out and explore Funchal and Madeira! Find everything on our events calendar, from festivals and seasonal events, to workshops and concerts.