An upmarket tourist destination

The Portuguese island of Madeira is an upmarket tourist destination, with a wonderful subtropical climate and breathtaking scenery. Madeira, known as ‘the floating garden in the Atlantic’, is located 1,000km from Europe and 600km from the African coast, and is home to a stunning landscape, encompassing majestic mountain ranges, craggy volcanic caves and an array of lush tropical vegetation. Madeira holidays, a favourite with nature lovers, in particular botanists, walkers and hikers, attract discerning travellers, keen on exploring the natural beauty and rich history and culture of the island.