Madeira is a fairly small island, so you can see at least some of the key highlights on a short break (if you're in a rush). But to experience Madeira fully, we think it's best to have at least a week or ideally 10 days.
What is the best way to travel in Madeira?
Visiting MadeiraFor those who want a fully autonomous and comfortable experience, renting a car or a motorcycle in Madeira is the best option. Find available car hire companies here. However, there are other means of transport available such as buses, taxis, tuk-tuks, bicycles and scooters.
How many days are enough to visit Madeira?
Madeira is a pretty small island, and so luckily you don't need very long to see all of the incredible things that this destination has to offer. If you're looking to experience the must-dos then a short four-day break would be fine. However, a week is the perfect amount of time to really make the most of the island.