Madeira
Madeira (/məˈdɪərə/ mə-DEER-ə or /məˈdɛərə/ mə-DAIR-ə; [mɐˈðejɾɐ] [mɐˈðɐjɾɐ]) is a Portuguese archipelago located in the north Atlantic Ocean, just under 400 kilometres (250 mi) north of Tenerif...
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The Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Madeira | Guys The Road
Koi ponds, graceful swans, and brilliant foliage are only some of the wondrous sights that make up The Monte Palace Tropical Garden. People travel from near and far to see this vastly incredible botan...
10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira
This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush ...
Madeira wine - Madeira Wine Company
Try the dry Sercial or the rich Malmsey.
Surfing in Madeira - Video
Surfing Madeira 2008 with Ingemar Cressey.
Funchal - Video
City of Funchal, capital of Madeira Island..Funchal is going to be 500 years old this year (2008). The Madeira Island were discovered by the Portuguese in 14...
Madeira
Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago in the mid Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the Autonomous regions of Portugal, with Madeira Island and Porto Santo Island be...
Madeira wine
Introduction to Madeira Wine and the Island. [In Portuguese with English subtitles]
History of Madeira
The history of Madeira begins with the discovery of the islands by Portugal in 1419.
Pliny mentions certain Purple Islands, the position of which with reference to the Fortunate Islands or Canarie...
History of Madeira - Wikipedia
Geography of Madeira
Madeira (/məˈdɪərə/ mə-DEER-ə or /məˈdɛərə/ mə-DAIR-ə; [mɐˈðejɾɐ] [mɐˈðɐjɾɐ]) is a Portuguese archipelago located in the north Atlantic Ocean, west and slightly south of Portugal. Its total populatio...
Geography of Madeira - Wikipedia
Funchal
Funchal ([fũˈʃaɫ]) is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira. The city has a population of 111,892 and has been the capital of Madeira for more...
Funchal - Wikipedia
Porto Santo Island
Porto Santo Island ([ˈpoɾtu ˈsɐ̃tu]) is a Portuguese island 43 kilometres (27 mi) northeast of Madeira Island in the North Atlantic Ocean; it is the northernmost and easternmost island of the arc...
Porto Santo Island - Wikipedia
Madeira wine
Madeira is a fortified Portuguese wine made in the Madeira Islands. Madeira is produced in a variety of styles ranging from dry wines which can be consumed on their own as an aperitif, to sweet wines ...
Madeira wine - Wikipedia
Music of Madeira
One musician from Madeira is Vânia Fernandes, the representant of Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with the song "Senhora do Mar (Negras Águas)".Another popular musician from Madeira is Al...
Surfing in Madeira
Surfing first started in the Portuguese island of Madeira in the 1970s off the villages of Paul do Mar, Jardim do Mar and Punta Pequena. Almost every surfspot is rocky and powerful. No waves seem to b...
Surfing in Madeira - Wikipedia
Rali Vinho da Madeira
The Rali Vinho da Madeira is a tarmac rally held in Madeira Island, Portugal, and it is the biggest annual sporting event of the island, bringing thousands of people into the roads to watch the driver...
Postage stamps and postal history of Madeira
On 1 January 1868, Portugal issued postage stamps for the islands of Madeira, consisting of the current stamps of Portugal overprinted "MADEIRA". Subsequent stamps were also overprinted, through 1881....
Postage stamps and postal history of Madeira - Wikipedia
Politics of Portugal
Politics in Portugal takes place in a framework of a semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Portugal is the head of government. Portugal has a multi-party ...