What to do
Last update: August 2023
in Madeira Islands
Autonomous Region of Madeira
Tourism and Gastronomy
Paradise for your vacation
"Despite having a small area, Madeira is rich in majestic scenery and rare beauty"
Landscape of Madeira Island, Portugal © Images of Portugal
Autonomous Region of Portugal, the Madeira Archipelago
, located 1000 km
of the European continent, is one of the preferred destinations for holidays
, surfing), tours and weekends from visitors from all over the world.
The archipelago has a total area of almost 743 km².
These amazing volcanic islands are a great destination to discover nature - the Laurissilva
forest is a World Heritage
site (Unesco) - and to admire breathtaking landscapes.
One of the most famous wines in the world, the Madeira Wine is the great ambassador of this region of Portugal.
Holidays in Funchal
In a beautiful bay of the south coast is the city of Funchal, the capital of the archipelago. Of unquestionable beauty and pleasant climate of the Atlantic, Funchal is the gateway to the discovery of these paradise islands.
Madeira - © Images of Portugal
Carnival of Madeira
During Carnival, Madeira is a great option for fun and active vacations. Big parades and shows happen during this holiday season.
Festivals and Events
Cultural, sportive and commercial events take place during all monthes. Sugar Cane, Film, Literature and other events are special occasions
to visit Madeira.
New Year in Madeira
What about spend your New Year's Eve in a stunning scenery? This is possible in Madeira, where a great show celebrates and welcomes the New Year.