Madeira

Madeira

Things to do - general

The Autonomous Region of Madeira is one of the autonomous regions of Portugal, corresponding  territorially to Madeira archipelago, the nearest maritime neighbor is the Spanish archipelago of the Canary Islands, located on the coast of Morocco in Africa. However, Madeira is  an all-European archipelago. The region is endowed with political and administrative autonomy through the Administrative Political Statute of the Autonomous Region of Madeira provided  in the Portuguese Constitution. The Autonomous Region of Madeira is an integral part of the European Union with a statute of the outermost  region of the territory of Union, as set out in Article 299-2 of the Treaty on European Union.

One of the theories of historians is that the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo were first discovered by the Romans and became known as the “Purple Islands”, but it is a topic for debate among historians and not found a consensus, they can be revering  to other  further south islands.  Later the archipelago was rediscovered by the Portuguese,  Tristão Vaz  Teixeira and João Gonçalves Zarco in 1419, which called  Madeira to the island because of the abundance of this raw material. First, it was discovered the island of Porto Santo (1418), by João Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira; then, the island of Madeira (1419), by Bartolomeu  Perestrelo,  accompanied  again by  João Gonçalves Zarco.

Madeira is the second richest region of Portugal, with a PIB per capita of 103% (above the European average). It is a very tourist islands throughout the year due to its climate with mild temperatures in both winter and summer and also famous for its spectacular firework  in the New Year’s eve, classified as the largest fireworks show in the world’s  New Year’s Eve from 2006 to 2007, as well as for its liqueur characteristic wine world renowned Madeira wine, its flowers and its landscapes with mountain scenery, green  and flowery  valleys, the panorama of the sea and the coastal cliffs and its golden beaches on the island of Porto Santo.

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Country Portugal
Languages spokenportuguese
Currency usedEuro
Area (km2)801
Big Game Fishing

Big Game Fishing

Madeira10 / 10
Price per group from 895.00
Sport fishing in the middle of the ocean takes to a maximum happiness point for any fisherman. There More info
Biking tours

Biking tours

Madeira
Biking in nature! What can be better to relax from everyday work? It’s a good opportunity to r More info
Canyoning

Canyoning

Madeira
Canyoning is a tour through the waterfalls of Madeira. It is a sort of active rest, specialized in o More info
Curral das Freiras

Curral das Freiras

Madeira15 / 10
Price per group from 130.00
Our tour begins at Pico dos Barcelos witch is a viewpoint, where we get a panoramic view of the enti More info
Diving Madeira

Diving Madeira

Madeira
Diving is a sub-aquatic diving with all necessary appliances. It is difficult to describe in words t More info
East coast

East coast

Madeira15 / 10
Price per group from 130.00
Our tour begins at Ponta de São Lourenço, where we get a magnificent view of the Desertas and Porto More info
Funchal City Tour - Afternoon

Funchal City Tour - Afternoon

Madeira
Price per group from 130.00
We started our day trip by visiting the São Lourenço Palace. It is a fort built between the XVI and More info
Funchal City Tour - Morning

Funchal City Tour - Morning

Madeira
Price per group from 130.00
We started our day trip by visiting the São Lourenço Palace. It is a fort built between the XVI and More info
Funchal Monuments Tour

Funchal Monuments Tour

Madeira
Price per group from 140.00
Tour from  the monuments of Funchal City, the Jesuit College Church, the College Church. Located in More info
Golf

Golf

Madeira
It is considered that the Golf appeared in Scotland, created by the shepherds. Playing golf is pure More info
Horse riding

Horse riding

Madeira
Horseback riding for nature is a good way to rest. The horse riding club is located in a quiet and e More info
Jeep Safari - half day

Jeep Safari - half day

Madeira10 / 10
Price per group from 180.00
Tariff for a mini-bus up to 7 passengers. To learn more about the island, the best choice is a Jeep More info
Jeep Safari – Ponta do Sol

Jeep Safari – Ponta do Sol

Madeira86 / 10
Price per group from 210.00
Tariff for a mini-bus up to 7 passengers. To learn more about the island, the best choice is the Jee More info
Levada Tour half-day

Levada Tour half-day

Madeira
Price per group from 130.00
Tariff for a mini-bus up to 7 passengers. As you know the biggest attraction of the island it’s natu More info
Levada Walking Tour 8 hours

Levada Walking Tour 8 hours

Madeira15 / 10
Price per group from 160.00
Tariff for a mini-bus up to 7 passengers. As you know the biggest attraction of the island it’s natu More info
Madeira Wine Cellars Tour

Madeira Wine Cellars Tour

Madeira
Price per group from 135.00
Tariff for a mini-bus up to 7 passengers. This tour is for wine lovers, starting our tour at the Bla More info
Museums of Funchal

Museums of Funchal

Madeira
Price per group from 145.00
Madeira is an island that enjoys its historic homestead. In this region there are large number and d More info
Northeast Island

Northeast Island

Madeira10 / 10
Price per group from 160.00
Let’s meet the north and west part of the island. The tour begins in Camacha, where we have Vimes Mu More info
Paintball

Paintball

Madeira
Paintball it’s a team game, shooting game with paint bullets, which burst open with shock rele More info
Paragliding

Paragliding

Madeira
Paragliding is the easiest way to hover in the sky over the Madeira island, it does not require any More info
Plane tour

Plane tour

Madeira
Plane ride with an experienced pilot, brings inexplicable feelings with words, exciting and beautifu More info
Scenic drive through the central part of Madeira

Scenic drive through the central part of Madeira

Madeira
Price per group from 130.00
The tour starts from the observation deck Cabo Girão, the highest promontory in Europe. Located at a More info
Sport fishing

Sport fishing

Madeira
Price per group from 490.00
Sport fishing in the middle of the ocean takes to a maximum happiness point for any fisherman. There More info
Tour in Monte

Tour in Monte

Madeira29 / 10
Price per group from 140.00
Our tour begins on Monte, starting with the visit of the Church of the Saint Do Monte, famous for ha More info
Tour north and south coast

Tour north and south coast

Madeira
Price per group from 160.00
Our tour begins at Cabo Girão, the highest point of Europe. Located in a belvedere with glass floor More info
West zone

West zone

Madeira8 / 10
Price per group from 160.00
Tariff for a mini-bus up to 7 passengers. Our tour begins in the small town of Câmara de Lobos, witc More info
Yacht ride along Madeira

Yacht ride along Madeira

Madeira
Price per group from 930.00
It is a good opportunity to rest and forget about all your plans and daily. On the boat you can find More info
Yacht tour with picnic on deserted islands

Yacht tour with picnic on deserted islands

Madeira64 / 10
Price per group from 2,080.00
Rest on board the boat, will bring unforgettable emotions. Feel the cool wind from the Atlantic Ocea More info