8 days in Madeira Islands Itinerary

8 days in Madeira Islands Itinerary

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Porto Santo Island
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Madeira
— 5 nights

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Porto Santo Island

Porto Santo Island ©
Porto Santo Island is known for wildlife, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a stroll along the water at Praia do Porto Santo, see the interesting displays at Museu do Cardina, explore the striking landscape at Pico de Ana Ferreira, and cruise along Pico Castelo Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Porto Santo Island day trip planning website.

Porto to Porto Santo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Porto in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Porto Santo Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto Santo Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Praia do Porto Santo ©
Praia do Porto Santo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Portela Viewpoint ©
Portela Viewpoint

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Funchal, Madeira

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela (in Ribeira da Janela), Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and Capelinha N. S. Fatima (in Sao Vicente). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and do sightseeing your way with Safari Madeira Island.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Funchal driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Porto Santo Island to Funchal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Camara De Lobos, Madeira, Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Capelinha N. S. Fatima
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Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Monte Palace Madeira ©
Monte Palace Madeira
Off-Road Tours