Nature of Madeira has been known since ancient times. There were once moored ships are crossing the Atlantic. Refill with fresh food and water and take on the heavy time in the ocean. Madeira is well known resort in the Atlantic Ocean, located 1,000 km from the European coast. It is famous for its stunning evergreen vegetation, well maintained garden with flowers and warm climate. Exactly this combination makes many tourists throughout the year to visit this amazing island.
Actually there are two inhabited islands. Madeira is larger and the other is Porto Santo. They are renowned for peace and well developed infrastructure.
Perfect for nature lovers because of the diverse landscape and an abundance of wine and rich food. Typical of the nature of Madeira is its distance from direct human intervention, well supported beaches and rare animals inhabiting the island.
During your holiday you can diversify your stay with a variety of attractions - helicopter, walk on air ballooning, scuba diving, fishing, surfing, horse riding, sailing and more.
Optionally, local tour operators can offer 3 or 4 day tours on specially prepared eco overnight in small but well-kept villages. Transitions are nice, even people who are not hikers and have a good physical condition. The highest peak on the island of Madeira is Pico Ruivo - 1883 m.
The view from there is pretty impressive for interior of the island and coastal cliffs. In the middle of September, when the harvest is coming to an end is held three-day wine festival "Festa do Vinho Madeira".
Madeira wine is very famous in attractions in Europe and available in 4 types. Madeira's traditional drink is "Ponsha" a mixture of passion fruit and lime juice. Alcohol drink is 40%. The hotels are very high, seeking to please the most demanding customer. If by chance your vacation to coincide with the feast of flowers will clearly illustrate the great abundance of flowers on the island.
You will not see the house, in the garden of which no flowers. That is why the island is called the "island of flowers". Nature of Madeira, also known as laurel forests. In 1999, this unique landmark was declared a natural site protected by preserving the natural environment. These relict forests are valuable plants, 90% of primary and 10% planted by man. In this area live in endemic birds such as the pigeon from Madeira. This animal is found only here.
Nature of Madeira, also known as laurel forests. In 1999, this unique landmark was declared a natural site protected by preserving the natural environment. These relict forests are valuable plants, 90% of primary and 10% planted by man. In this area live in endemic birds such as the pigeon from Madeira. This animal is found only here.