Madeira Island was just named the best island in Europe for the second year in a row by the World Travel Awards.

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Madeira, which is part of Portugal, is an archipelago of small islands located in the Atlantic Ocean about 350 miles from Morocco. It is made up of the islands of Madeira, Porto Santo, and the Desertas.

there-are-natural-lava-pools-all-over-madeira-island-the-baths-at-porto-moniz-are-a-series-of-gorgeous-natural-pools-that-seem-to-blend-right-into-the-ocean  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira there are natural lava pools all over madeira island the baths at porto moniz are a series of gorgeous natural pools that seem to blend right into the ocean

With incredible natural pools carved out of lava rocks, gorgeous cliffs overlooking the ocean, and charming towns, it’s no wonder that Madeira is considered the top European island.

the-islands-have-gorgeous-cliffs-that-jut-out-into-the-atlantic-ocean-the-scenery-is-spectacular  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira the islands have gorgeous cliffs that jut out into the atlantic ocean the scenery is spectacular

 

and-lets-not-forget-the-incredible-views  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira and lets not forget the incredible views windsurfing-is-also-popular-here  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira windsurfing is also popular here there-are-also-beautiful-beaches-like-calheta-in-madeira-island-the-nearby-island-of-porto-santo-is-world-famous-for-its-beaches  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira there are also beautiful beaches like calheta in madeira island the nearby island of porto santo is world famous for its beaches the-architecture-in-funchal-madeiras-largest-city-looks-beautiful-from-the-coastline  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira the architecture in funchal madeiras largest city looks beautiful from the coastline some-of-the-levadas-like-levada-do-caldierao-verde-pass-under-waterfalls  The Best Island In Europe: Madeira some of the levadas like levada do caldierao verde pass under waterfalls