"Madeira" Top 5 Page for this destination Região Autónoma da Madeira by kris-t
Região Autónoma da Madeira Travel Guide: 1,640 reviews and 3,865 photos
The Madeira Islands is a Portuguese autonomous archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean.
The Madeira Islands, known originally to the Romans as the Purple Islands, were ccidentally rediscovered by Portuguese sailors and settled by Portugal in 1418.
It is currently an autonomous region.
Positioned in the Atlantic Ocean, about 360 miles directly west of Morocco, Africa, and 540 miles southwest of Lisbon, Portugal.
Madeira and Porto Santo are the only inhabited islands.
These islands are a popular year-round resort, famed worldwide for their Madeira wine, embroidery artisans, New Years' Eve celebrations with a spectacular fireworks show, a perfect climate, striking scenery and beautiful flowers.
- Pros:very nice place with friendly people
'"Levada" is a Portuguese word derived from the word "levar" - which means to carry and is roughly translated as... more travel advice
Enjoy sea trip on the magnificent replica of Christopher Columbus’s Flag ship, which you probably have seen at TV... more travel advice
kris-t's Related Pages
Região Autónoma da Madeira Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "An island called Wood"
- "Madeira - the Atlantic's pearl"
- "Pico Do Ariieiro"
- "Madeira Autonomous Region"
- "Madeira & Porto Santo"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- Hotels in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- Transportation in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- Nightlife in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- Restaurants in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- Shopping in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- Warnings and Dangers in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Região Autónoma da Madeira
- 13 Reviews
- 67 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 1 Cities
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (19)
Have you been to Região Autónoma da Madeira?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Região Autónoma da Madeira
Photos in Região Autónoma da MadeiraSee All Photos (67)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination Prague Intro, 229 reviews, 774 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Moscow Intro, 234 reviews, 636 photos, 6 travelogues
- London Intro, 221 reviews, 489 photos, 1 travelogue
- Paris Intro, 126 reviews, 470 photos, 4 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Las Vegas Intro, 108 reviews, 459 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Ottawa Intro, 82 reviews, 384 photos, 8 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Province of Ontario Intro, 64 reviews, 304 photos, 7 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Russia Intro, 67 reviews, 251 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Niagara Falls Intro, 84 reviews, 188 photos, 1 travelogue
- Top 5 Page for this destination Windsor Intro, 55 reviews, 208 photos, 5 travelogues