The Madeira Region
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Madeira is known for the beautiful mountains, levadas and hiking trails that lead to a mesmerising view of the Atlantic Ocean that surrounds the island.
Madeira was elected “World’s Leading Island Destination” in 2015, 2016 and 2017, by the World Travel Awards. It is one of the best destinations for hiking in the world, with a fantastic climate, making it a perfect holiday destination at any time of the year. One of the greatest tourist attractions of the Island of Madeira lies in its spectacular landscape. Its luxurious vegetation continues to fascinate all those closely drawn to nature. Th indigenous forest, recognised in 1999 by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage of Humanity, will surely fascinate you.
Guided by the levadas, discover its unique nature, with fantastic views and wonderful paths. Levadas are irrigation canals that can be walked on foot, allowing access to the heart of the island. Use them to enjoy the Laurissilva forest, which is a type of subtropical rainforest that lushly covers the steep slopes and the deep valleys of the island of Madeira. See all the incredible landscapes and meet the local people while breathing the fresh mountain air. The delicious gastronomy, history and traditions are all waiting for you!