Madeira Island is a local full of attractions and exciting activities. Then get to know 10 reasons to visit Madeira Island.
10 Reasons To Visit Madeira Island
A unique story!
The islands of Madeira and Porto Santo were officially discovered by Portuguese navigators Tristão Vaz Teixeira, Bartolomeu Perestrelo and João Gonçalves Zarco in 1419.
A palette of flavors
The gastronomic simplicity of the Madeira Archipelago depicts the soul of a simple but generous people. Still, there is a wide choice of regional products, of great quality, that allow the elaboration of a varied menu of gastronomic specialities ranging from regional cuisine to international cuisine, also passing through the gourmet.
Madeira is proud to present a wide list of events, of the most diverse nature, regional, national and international, that occur throughout the year.
Levadas da Madeira
The Levadas are irrigation channels that can be found on the island of Madeira and on the island of La Palma, in the Canary Islands. They are also called taken to the canals, usually smaller, that brings water to the watermills.
Laurissilva is the name given to a type of subtropical rainforest, composed mostly of trees of the family of lauráceas and endemic macaronésia – a region formed by the archipelagos of Madeira, Azores, Canary Islands and Cape Verde.
Porto Santo Beach
A 9-kilometre beach, with extensive and continuous sandy sand, makes the popularly nicknamed “Golden Island” it’s a brand image and its great icon.
Portuguese international footballer Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Madeira to descend a statue in his honour and received the Autonomic Cord of Distinction, the highest award given by the Regional Government.
Fireworks are used in popular parties or other celebrations, and in Madeira, it is no exception. With the fireworks of The Night of St. Sylvester, the entry into a New Year is loud.
The offer of accommodation in Madeira is vast and of great quality. The options range from the refinement of the centuries-old traditional hospitality, through the modernity of hotels of various categories, the friendly hospitality of rural tourism houses, which allow close contact with nature, to traditional farms Madeirans, who present a rich cultural heritage.
The mild climate of Madeira and Porto Santo allows the practice of all kinds of sports and leisure activities, outdoors, at any time of the year.
How to get around Madeira Island?
The best way to move all year round on Madeira Island is with one of our vehicles. At 7M Rent a car you can find the perfect vehicle to get around during your Madeira vacation. Rent any of our cheapest or most luxurious vehicles.