Madeira island is situated off the African coast. The average temperatures,
22ºC in the summer and 16ºC in the winter make it very mild all year round.
This is an all year round destination.
Perhaps more enjoyable to people who like to walk, it has lots of
footpaths taking you to the interior of the island so you can
enjoy the splendid sights.
In Madeira you will also find healthy spas - making it the ideal
place for a relaxing and revitalizing holiday.
Take the opportunity to buy Portuguese shoes, flowers and tropical fruits.
Of the traditional products made by local craftsmen, the most well-known
are the famous Madeira wine and the exquisite Madeira embroidery, not to
mention tapestries and wickerwork.
Restaurants and cafe bars line the streets catering for all tastes.
Madeira's traditional dishes are very healthy. Fish dishes, like scabbard fillet,
tuna steak and escabeche tuna, and meat dishes like the traditional brochette
and marinated meat, accompanied by traditional fried corn and tasty
bolo do caco bread, are a must for visitors to the island.
In Madeira there are plenty of sophisticated eateries with international
cuisine to regional restaurants and welcoming, traditional taverns.
Flight time approx 4 hours
Valid passport required.