Madeira Travel, Information, & Things to Do

The island of Madeira is Portuguese and European in every sense of those words. However, since it is closer to the continent of Africa (310 miles from the African coast) than Europe, it is geographically part of the African continent. Madeira is a copiously lush and mountainous volcanic island with beautiful views everywhere. It has six microclimates with the misty-tropical northern end of the island being the most green. The southern side of the island which is home to Funchal, the capital city of Madeira.

Discover and explore Madeira, a autonomous region in the country of Portugal. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Madeira helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Madeira. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 32.7607074 and logitude 32.7607074. [Map of Madeira].

Madeira: A Beautiful, Lush, Diverse and Fun Island

We were utterly unprepared for Madeira, at least from an automotive perspective. This unpreparedness was symbolic of the wonder of the Island of Madeira; let me explain. We rented a car, as we always ...

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The Top 10 Must See Places in Portugal

These are the top ten must-see places in Portugal. Why only ten locations? Well, my purpose was to refine this list to the ten perfect destinations that a visitor to Portugal must see to truly ap...

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The Wine of Portugal

Portugal’s heritage as a wine growing country dates back four thousand years and ever since this time, the country has been producing some of the best wines available on the global market. ...

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