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

9th Madeira Organ Festival

9th Madeira Organ Festival

October 19th to 28th
Chestnut Festival

Chestnut Festival

October 31st and November1st
Essence of Wine - Madeira

Essence of Wine - Madeira

November 22nd to 24th
Christmas and New Year Celebrations

Christmas and New Year Celebrations

December, 1st to January, 6th 2019