Meet Madeira Islands

Also known as the «Pearl of the Atlantic», Madeira is a reference for tourists worldwide.

This website offers you information on history and culture as well as accommodation, tips and suggestions on events, entertainment possibilities, videos and webcams. It is an alternative guide that takes you through the island’s most attractive and traditional points of interest for an unforgettable trip.

Madeira was already identified in thirteenth-century maps, as were the Canary Islands. The Portuguese however were the first to set foot on the archipelago in 1419 and to set up the first settlements in Porto Santo and Madeira. The Madeira Archipelago, 978 km from Lisbon and 545 km from the African coast is renowned for its stunning natural beauty.

 

Next Events

The Stars Route

The Stars Route

March 24th to 28th
Madeira Flower Festival

Madeira Flower Festival

May 4th to 21st 2017
Madeira Film Festival

Madeira Film Festival

April 17th to 23rd
Madeira Island Ultra Trail