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Our 5 favourite museums in Madeira

Madeira doesn’t have any large museums and isn’t necessarily known as a museum destination (we’re not exactly in London or Paris here), ...

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The 5 must-do things in Funchal (plus 15 nice-to-do’s)

The city of Funchal (pronounced foon – shawl) is the logical starting point for any trip to Madeira. While the old center ...

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10 of the best beaches & natural pools in Madeira 

Being closer to Morocco than to mainland Portugal, Madeira’s sub-tropical climate lends itself well to some beach time. However, there are some ...

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Is Madeira only for pensioners?

Madeira has long had a reputation as a destination appealing to older tourists, particularly from the UK and Germany. If you’re in ...

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Cost of travel in Madeira: how to budget your trip

To give you an idea of how much a trip to Madeira might cost, we kept daily track of our expenses during ...

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Do you really need a car in Madeira?

One of the most asked questions about Madeira is whether you need a car to explore it. The answer is yes and ...

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How to get from Madeira airport to Funchal

While the transport options in Madeira are not always amazing, getting from Madeira International Airport Cristiano Ronaldo to the city center of ...

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Is there Uber in Madeira?

There is no Uber in Madeira (in 2024). The ride-hailing app Bolt does offer some service in Madeira, but it’s so limited ...

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Madeira with a baby or toddler: our tips & experiences

If you’re wondering if Madeira is a good destination to visit with a baby or toddler, then YES, it definitely can be. ...

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Is Madeira a good solo travel destination?

Madeira can be a great solo travel destination, but a lot depends on your expectations. There are numerous activities you can do ...

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