THE 10 GREATEST TRAVEL EXPERIENCES IN MADEIRA

THE 10 GREATEST TRAVEL EXPERIENCES IN MADEIRA

If you are going to Madeira for holidays, we show you the 10 greatest travel experience you cannot miss during your stay in this paradise island.

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

1. RUNNING ALONG PONTA DE SÃO LOURENÇO

If you are runner you will love to do this trail. 8 km along the Ponta de São Lourenço, a thin península situated at the eastern end of the island and one the wildest places in Madeira. Amazing Cliffs and unique views that you must to discover.

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

2. HIKING FROM PICO RUIVO TO PICO AREEIRO

Hiking in Madeira is surely one of the best thing you can do on the island. We recommend you to do this trail and enjoy the stunning views on the top of Madeira. In just 5,4 km walk you will experience the incredible feeling to be closer to the sky, the three highest points on the Island are connected by this route: Pico Ruivo, Pico das Torres and Pico Areeiro.

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

3. CANYONING

If you are an adrenaline hunter canyoning in Madeira should be your next challenge. Nice weather all year round, a lot of canyons to discover and a spectacular nature are some of the perfect conditions that Madeira has to offer. No matter if you are beginner or expert, Madeira will match your expectations.

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

4. COASTEERING

Did you ever heard about it? Coasteering is a combination of rappel, climbing and jumping into the sea. If you are going to Madeira for holidays, you absolutely cannot miss this experience. Many places to practice this sport and discover the island in another way.

 Photo. Turismo da Madeira

Photo. Turismo da Madeira

5. CANOENING

Rent a Kayak and paddle all along the Madeira coast. Stunning cliffs, untouched beaches and unique views. Surprise your friend with a photo of you, paddling on the wild side of the island.

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

6. CETACEAN OBSERVATION

Take a boat trip in Madeira is a must! An encounter with many species as dolphins, whales and turtles would be a unique experience to remember for the rest of your life.

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

7. TASTE THE GASTRONOMY AS A LOCAL

Don’t miss the rich gastronomy of Madeira! Bolo do Caco, Tuna steak, Octopus, Swordfish… are some of the delicatessen that the local restaurants have to offer.

 Photo: Panda 4X4 Tour Madeira

Photo: Panda 4X4 Tour Madeira

8. PANDA 4X4 EXPERIENCE

Drive off-road in a Panda 4X4 and discover all the nature of Madeira as the usual tourist don’t. Many routes are available to see the other face of the island. We can assure you this experience will be unforgettable. 

 Photo: Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Turismo da Madeira

9. PARAGLIDING

Enjoying Madeira by the air. If you have never tried paragliding before, Madeira could be one of the best places in Europe to have your first try. Mountains and sea views will be accompanying all the way down.

 Photo: Lokoloko Madeira / Turismo da Madeira

Photo: Lokoloko Madeira / Turismo da Madeira

10. RENT A MOUNTAIN BIKE

If you are passionate about biking, Madeira will not disappointed you. No matter if you are beginner or expert, there are plenty of trails to have fun all around the islands.