Saga Holidays - Europe and the Mediterranean Feb 2019-Mar 2020 Trade
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MADEIRA Porto Santo Porto Santo To find out more visit Monte Mar Palace Hotel Ponta Delgada Monte Mar Palace Hotel Ponta Delgada Santana Nun's Valley Santana Calheta Nun's Valley Savoy Calheta Beach Hotel Calheta Savoy Calheta Beach Hotel Madeira MadeiraCabo Girao Funchal Enotel Lido Enotel Quinta do Sol Quinta Das Vistas Funchal Vidamar Resorts Madeira Cabo Girao Funchal Airport Vidamar Resorts Madeira Enotel Lido Enotel Quinta do Sol Quinta Das Vistas Funchal Airport Madeira Admire the magnificent scenery of this `floral isle'... follow the famous Levada Trails to explore the island's beautiful interior... make the most of the enviable climate that is warmed by the Gulf Stream... Funchal Lido You'll find many of the hotels on the Lido in the west end of Funchal, as well as stylish shops and cafes. It's linked to the pebbled Praia Formosa beach and the centre of Funchal by a promenade bordered by palm trees and botanical gardens ­ the perfect place for an evening stroll. Ponta Delgada This peaceful resort on the north coast boasts spectacular sea views, but it's also known for its traditional handicrafts and wickerwork, as well as its 15th-century church and a seawater bathing area. It's also easy to visit Santana from here ­ one of the best places to see Madeira's traditional triangular houses ­ as well as the island's UNESCO-listed laurissilva forests and levadas. Calheta Situated on the southwest coast of the island, peaceful Calheta has a lovely marina and two man-made golden sandy beaches. Here you will find the sugar cane factory where you can see how Madeira rum is made, plus there's the pretty gardens to explore and beautiful views to photograph. Porto Santo Madeira's little sister offers a glimpse of unhurried Portuguese life. Explore this `golden island' and you'll discover pretty beaches, the island's main hub ­ Vila Baleira, as well as traditional windmills. Helpful Information Madeira is an archipelago lying in the Atlantic ocean, approximately 400 kilometres north of Tenerife. Flying time: 3 hours 50 minutes from Gatwick to Funchal. Time difference: GMT. Nuns Valley, Madeira Funchal's botanical gardens 4x4 mountain drive Why not try... Marvelling at Cabo Girão ­ Europe's highest cliff, which is located on Madeira's south coast. It rises to a stomach-churning height of 580 metres. Exploring the Levada Trails. Spectacular scenery and the island's beautiful interior will be your reward for walking the famous Levada Trails. Spending time in Funchal. Madeira's cosmopolitan capital has lots of designer shops and a wonderful variety of museums. Average high temperature °C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 19 19 20 20 21 23 25 26 26 24 22 20 Figures based on Funchal 108