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The doors inviting you in

Why do the doors along these street look so special? There’s definitely something going on in the old town of Madeira!

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The bloodlines of the island

Hundreds of years ago, Portuguese innovators created this incredible system. Today it’s still used and you can see how for yourself.

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Exploring the island of Madeira

One of the best ways to explore Madeira is with a drive along its dramatic cliffs, through the mountains in the centre and the small towns along the way.

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A world of Portuguese food

When it comes to the European food scene, Portugal has been largely overlooked. But the country’s chefs are hoping for a renaissance.