Renowned for its beauty and rife with attractions, knowing what to do in Madeira can be tricky, but to help we’ve listed 5 of the most unusual and appealing.

1 The Milky Way Tour

Stars, Milky Way

If you’re looking to do something a little different and a lot rewarding, then taking the magical Milky Way Tour is certainly one way to go about it.  You might not know it, but in lovely Madeira you can get a fantastic view of the milky way, providing you know where to go of course and on this lovely tour you can be sure you’re in safe hands. With beautiful views and excellent photography opportunities, this lovely tour by night is one you won’t want to miss.

Location: Ribeira Brava Beach, Ribeira Brava, Madeir, Portugal.

2 Skywalk & Professional Wine Tasting

Cabo Girao Skywalk, Madeira

Nothing beats a glass of wine in a beautiful location and on this excellent tour you get to experience a variety of gorgeous settings as well as the wine making production process and heritage. Some of the key features of this four-and half-hour tour would be the sensational Cabo Girao Skywalk, the wonderful Lime walk and of course the winery 4WD tour. With great reviews and repeat customers, this is a great tour for wine lovers!

Location: Funchal Port, Madeira, Portugal.

3 Igreja de Sao Pedro

St Peter's Church Madeira

When it comes to beautiful sights in Madeira then be sure to visit the opulent Igreja de Sao Pedro in Funchal. Inside you’ll find beautiful Baroque designs that are aesthetically pleasing, not to mention artworks and gilded carvings. Renowned for its wonderful architecture and still in use at certain hours of the day, this lovely church is worth a visit irrespective of your religious views.

Location: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

4 Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Madeira

These incredible natural pools are the perfect way to spend a day in Madeira! Beautiful to look at and splendidly warm at the right time of year, you can enjoy the lovely sea water in a calm and safe way. You’ll be serenaded by the crashing waves while remaining protected (albeit a bit splashed!) and you’ll also discover there’s plenty of room and quiet spots to enjoy! If you want something truly unique this is the one for you.

Location: Porto Moniz, Madeira, Portugal.

5 Oceansee Wildlife Spotting

Turtle in Madeira

If you’re a wildlife lover then viewing some of the most wonderful water-based creatures of Madeira is a must-do. With Oceansee, you get the opportunity to spot dolphins, whales and even turtles, all within their natural habitat. Even more exciting, you get the opportunity to engage in some wild swimming with the dolphins not to mention have some professional photographs taken with them too. Enjoy!

Location: Oceansee, Marina do Funchal, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

 

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