15 days in Madeira Islands Itinerary

15 days in Madeira Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Madeira Islands Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
Porto Santo Island
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
Funchal, Madeira
— 10 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

Porto Santo Island

Porto Santo Island ©
Porto Santo Island is known for wildlife, museums, scenic drive, zoos & aquariums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront activity at Praia do Porto Santo, explore the striking landscape at Pico de Ana Ferreira, head outdoors with Centro Hipico do Porto Santo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Porto as Salemas.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porto Santo Island trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Porto Santo Island is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Porto Santo Island. Traveling from Toronto in January, things will get warmer in Porto Santo Island: highs are around 21°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Porto Santo Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Praia do Porto Santo ©
Praia do Porto Santo
Miradouro das Flores ©
Miradouro das Flores
Porto as Salemas ©
Porto as Salemas

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Funchal: Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio (in Santana), Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz) and North Mills Distillary (in Porto da Cruz). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, take some stellar pictures from Cabo Girao, walk around Parque de Santa Catarina, and admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Porto Santo Island to Funchal in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Funchal can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Madeira, Camara De Lobos, Sao Salvador Church, North Mills Distillary, Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio
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Pico do Arieiro ©
Pico do Arieiro
Monte Palace Madeira ©
Monte Palace Madeira
Botanická zahrada Madeira ©
Botanická zahrada Madeira