If you want to visit the beautiful island of Madeira, you should definitely visit the main attractions of this “Pearl of the Atlantic”. Madeira is known for its beautiful landscapes, natural wealth, Nevadas, gastronomy, and friendly people.
With so much to discover, you should at least know the main attractions. If you are getting bored at home after watching a lot of movies and anime on Netflix, kissanime, and HBO then you should visit these places.
Cabo Girao is located west of Funchal, it is the seventh highest cliff in Europe with a height of 7 m and of dizzying beauty.
Until 2003, the fields at the bottom of the embankment could only be reached by boat. There is currently an elevator that you can use to descend to the fajãs in addition to the sea route. This is sure to be a place not to fail in your visit.
This is an emblematic site in Funchal. Here you can find some tropical fruits typical of Madeira. You can also get acquainted with a wide variety of vegetables and of course, you can not miss the famous fishmonger on the market. In Madeira gastronomy, you can find a variety of typical fish. Visiting this place will give you a compilation of the ingredients that are widely used in Madeira gastronomy.
Camacha is one of the most famous villages on Madeira Island. Well known internationally for its handicrafts, namely for its basketry and for its folklore.
It is was the place where football was first played in Portugal in 1875.
Porto Moniz natural pools
The Porto Moniz natural pools are the main attraction of the Porto Moniz village. Its natural beauty is breathtaking, bathed in the saltwater of the ocean. These pools are made of volcanic rocks that the sea naturally penetrates and provides a fantastic spectacle. You will be hypnotized! Although this beach is equipped with all the comforts that a resort complex offers.
Curral das Freiras
The area of Curral das Freiras lies in the depth of a valley, surrounded by high mountains. It’s a magical place that you will feel safe on a movie screen. This small valley is one of the most beautiful panoramas on the island and of course, due to its beauty, it is one of the most visited places for tourists.
You can also find the traditional chestnut cakes and even the chestnut soup here.
Madeira Island has a lot to offer. It has increasingly been declared the main attraction of the Atlantic, its natural beauty and the places yet to be discovered. When we visit the island we are always thirsty to return, and when we return we rediscover everything because it is a place that fills our soul.
Jack Reacher, is a freelance writer, serial blogger, and speaker who enjoys enlightening others about unknown and little-known facts.