OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide
Madeira

Preparing your trip to Madeira: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Madeira 1. Madeira is well worth visiting all the year round as the weather on the island is just awesome through all 12 month of the year. The beach season is considered to be from the beginning of May till the end of January and the coldest season starts from February and lasts through March and April.
2. The most popular souvenirs are considered to be handmade crafts which should better be bought on the markets. One should pay special attention to embroidery and braiding among which one may find genuine masterpieces.
3. Boutiques and shopping centers are open from 9 am till 7 pm. A short lunchtime about an hour is possible during the day. Saturday is considered to be a shortened working day meanwhile only upscale shopping centers and malls are open on Sundays.
4. The large cities of Madeira have adopted the cashless transfer system. The credit cards are accepted in any shopping center, large restaurants and filling stations. One should have enough cash when setting off to the remote cities of the island and for shopping on the markets.
5. The system of public transport is represented with a branching network of bus routes by which one can easily cruise the island. One should not travel far from the hotel after 20.00 as the buses and other public transport are rather rare at this time. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Tourists wishing to travel by taxi should better call a car by phone. The highest rates are offered by the taxis waiting for the clients in close vicinity to the hotels and shopping centers.
7. Travelers wishing to explore the natural attractions should be backed with some warm clothes. In the mountain areas it is getting colder and in the evening the coolness is rather perceivable even in the coastal areas.
Every city of Madeira features plenty of unique landmarks and sights. To fully embrace the beauty and cultural traditions of the island the travelers should take a general sightseeing tour … Open
8. Tourists wishing to bring from the trip the wine of local production should better set off for shopping to the specialized stores. These stores feature more attractive pricing for goods. Besides the risk to buy fake goods is minimized in this way. Before making a purchase the visitors will surely be offered to taste the desired sorts of wine.
Madeira - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

What to visit being in Madeira - unique sights

Madeira Airport

From the series “The Most Dangerous Runways in the World”
Not all pilots manage to successfully land the aircraft at Madeira Airport. Before landing, they have to cross the mountain massif and then approach the narrow runway. Not all create this hard nut, so the accident rate in the airport is very large. Despite the huge risk, the airport is considered one of the most heavily loaded in Portugal. Every day he receives the flights from London, Vienna, Paris, Manchester and Oslo, as well as the other major cities of the world. … Read further

City tours, excursions and tickets in Madeira and surroundings

Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Madeira

IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

13.04.2021

Photos of Madeira

Services search (pharmacy, police, parking, banks) on Madeira map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Tips for the cities around Madeira

Travelling to Madeira - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Madeira. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018