Madeira Island, The Birthplace of Cristiano Ronaldo
Have you ever heard of Madeira Island? For footballer Cristiano Ronaldo fans, certainly no stranger to this island. Madeira, an island off the mainland of Portugal is the birthplace of CR7 aka Cristiano Ronaldo. Madeira was in fact a beautiful tourist destination in Europe!
Reporting from various sources by Landdisposition.com, Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal City, Madeira on February 5, 1985. Ronaldo also often posted the beauty of Madeira on his personal Instagram. Madeira offers a variety of tourist activities. Tourists can spend their time in the hills located on Madeira Island. Most favorite is the Pico do Arieiro region which is the highest peak in the island.
Cycling up and down the hill is also an exciting tourist activity. Especially if you ride the ‘Hanging Funchal Cable Car’, which will bring tourists to enjoy the panorama from a height. Madeira also has a row of exotic beaches. Can play on the beach, see dolphins or yacht tours. Exciting!
Madeira Island has a typical colonial Portuguese architecture, narrow alleys and ancient visual works that will attract tourists.
Did you know that Madeira Island has been awarded 6 times as the ‘Europe’s Best Island Destination’ aka the Best Island Destination in Europe according to the World Travel Awards. Apparently, Madeira could be a new tourist destination in Europe, especially for Asian tourists.
The bonus, in Madeira there is also a hotel owned by Cristiano Ronaldo. Pestana CR7 Hotel name, a hotel on the beach that is all-round Cristiano Ronaldo. Also, in the hotel area there is also the CR7 Museu aka Cristiano Ronaldo Museum.
There are already many tour agents in Portugal and Europe that offer travel packages to Madeira Island. To get there, it takes 1 hour 45 minutes by plane from Lisbon.
Things to do in Madeira Island
- Madeira Botanical Garden
- Funchal Cathedral
- Christ the King
- São Vicente Caves
- 25 Fontes Falls
- Museu CR7
- Casino da Madeira
- Pico Ruivo
- Cabo Girão