Sports Facilities in Madeira Island

Sports Facilities in Madeira Island

The Archipelago of Madeira is an ideal holiday destination for Nature lovers. Madeira and Porto santo Islands have excellent natural conditions for the practice of many sports, namely Surf, Windsurf, Paragliding, Hang-gliding, Canyoning, Trekking, Climbing and many others. However, Madeira has many sport facilites, which offer great conditions fro the practice of many sports, namely tennis, table tennis, football, handball, basketball, volleiball and Madeiraball (a typical sport of Madeira Island). Besides, there are many gyms and indoor swimming pools at your disposal. Just for curiosity, it was in Madeira Island that football was played fro the first time. Madeira Island is also the birthplace of the well-known football player, Cristiano Ronaldo. This episode took place in the civil parish of Camacha, in 1875.


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