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Madeira is a tropical archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, but technically part of Portugal. The archipelago is made up of two populated islands, Madeira and Porto Santo, and several unpopulated rocks.

madeira Travel Guide :

Madeira

Cities

  • Funchal -- capital city of Madeira and home to tourist resorts and local color.
  • Santa Cruz (Portugal)Santa Cruz
  • MachicoMachico
  • SantanaSantana
  • Camara de LobosCamara de Lobos
  • Porto Santo
  • Ribeira BravaRibeira Brava
Madeira

Understand


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Get in

Madeira

By plane

Flights arrive in Madeira International Airport (formerly know as Santa Catarina Airport), about 30 minutes from Funchal. The island of Porto Santo's airport is just a 15 minute flight from Madeira International Airport.

Madeira International Airport Codes: LPMA or FNC

Madeira

By boat

There is a car ferry between Porto Santo and Madeira, two hours one way.

Madeira

Get around

  • Buses Recommended to get a 7 days bus ticket, access to all Funchal City routes, 15.00 EUR
  • Taxis
  • Car rental Renting a car is a great way to see the island. All European rules of the road apply in Madeira. Roads outside of Funchal can be windy and steep and gas stations rare.
Madeira

Talk

While English is more common than in Portugal, people will always appreciate it if you try and learn a few words of Portuguese.


Madeira

See

  • Levadas -- An impressive system of aqueducts built in the 1900s to bring water from the mountains to cropland.
  • Jardim Botânico -- Funchal Botanical garden
  • Jardim do Monte Palace -- Magnificent gardens of the former Monte Palace hotel
  • Jardim Orquídea - Orchid garden
Madeira

Do

  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling -- Porto Santo Sub (http://www.madeirahelp.com/porto_santo_sub)
  • Scuba diving
  • Hiking
  • Surfing -- The Atlantic offers waves for moderate to experienced surfers.
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Learn

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Work

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Buy

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Eat


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Budget

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Mid-range

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Splurge

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Drink


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Sleep

Madeira

Budget

For budget sleeping use Madeira Villas (http://www.madeiradreamvillas.com) 30-100 Euros

  • Residencial MelbaResidencial Melba (Melba Pension), Azinhaga da Casa Branca 8, Funchal, Madeira 9000, Portugal. Lies in Western Funchal. 12 rooms according to TripAdvisorTripAdvisor 1 (http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g189167-d264805-Reviews-Melba_Pension-Funchal_Madeira_Madeira_Islands.html)
  • Quinta Perestrello Heritage HouseQuinta Perestrello Heritage House 2 (http://www.charminghotelsmadeira.com/charming/sites/perestrello/index.php), (3 (http://www.quintaperestrellomadeira.com/)???), Rua Drº Pita nº 3 Funchal, a small hotel, One adult 33? per night and breakfast (special offer), 37 double rooms, located near Reid's Hotels.
Madeira

Mid-range

  • Crowne Plaza (http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/cp/1/en/hd/fncpo) Some English spoken here, wireless access in lobby. All rooms have ocean front views facing east. Several options for day trips and guided activities.
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Splurge

  • Reid's Palace - lovely old five-star where Winston Churchill used to stay!
  • Savoy & Royal Savoy - Reid's rival hotel complex, consists of the old Savoy hotel and new, contemporary Royal Savoy
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Contact

Madeira

Stay safe

Emergency Service telephone number is 112

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