Information for Tourists

The islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are situated in the Atlantic Ocean, very near the centre of Europe. 

Friendliness is the main attribute of the people of this archipelago, whose natural beauty and mild climate are presented as their main attractions.

However, today the islands represent a location which is at a short distance from Europe, permitting the visitor to combine a holiday on the beach and in the mountains or in the city.

The islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are the ideal place to relax and find peace for both body and mind necessary to face the stress of everyday life.
Its temperate climate and its seawater temperature never lower than 17º, offer the visitor the opportunity to keep active, practicing a vast range of sports in the open air, all year round.

Tradition and customs are built into our monuments, museums, churches and is present in various regional products such as Madeira Embroidery and Wine, which have been kept alive over the centuries and deserve very special attention. 

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