Madeira is a beautiful island located on the Atlantic Ocean. The island’s capital city is Funchal. It is one of the most attractive places in Portugal with limitless beauty. Known as the Island of Eternal Spring, Madeira is 310 miles from African coast and 620 miles from the European continent. Thanks to its specific location, this island is visited by thousands of people yearly. Regarded as the pupil of Europe, this island offers marvellous opportunities for its visitors. By the way, it has approximately 280.000 inhabitants.
Madeira is a fascinating island with many places where one can follow the traces of its impressive history and culture, such as Igreja Paroquial de Santa Isabel, Igreja de Sao Bento, Sao Salvador Church, and Estatua Joao Goncalves.
The island of Madeira is known for its picturesque villages. Especially, Funchal Villages are the most famous villages among the others. These villages are the best places for holiday-makers with their shallow sea. Also, the breathtaking nature of the villages is definitely a must-see for nature lovers. Remember to visit Jardim Municipal do Funchal, Madeira Botanical Garden, Panaromic Park, Leite Monteiro Park, Quinta Magnolia, Palheiro Gardens, Quinta da Boa Vista, and Qinta Vigia to experience the natural beauty. A soul-refreshing walk in these villages will surely help you relax. By the way, do not leave the city without seeing Madeira Natural Park, which is one of the most visited places on the island.
The award-winning elegant restaurants in Madeira serve a great variety of extraordinary food, namely Bacalhau, Caldeirada, Feijoada, and Espetadas. You should definitely try these delicacies. This beautiful island is also at the forefront with its lively nightlife. The region of Funchal is regarded as the heart of nightlife with many bars and clubs. Located on Funchal’s Old Town, Rua de Santa Maria Street is the liveliest street on the island with many excellent facilities. Vespas, Copacabana, Cafe Teatro, Gloria Latina, and Marginal are the most popular bars and clubs of the island.
A beautiful island waiting to be discovered: Madeira is definitely worth-seeing. So, get ready for new experiences on this wonderful island. It invites you.