Machico travel guide

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You're Going to Love Machico

With a population of 12’567, Machico is a must-see destination in Madeira, Portugal.

When to visit Machico

Machico in November
Estimated hotel price
$124
1 night at 3-star hotel
Machico in November
Estimated hotel price
$124
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Machico in August, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 14 °C, with an average temperature of 16 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 110 mm. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Machico, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Machico

Plane

When flying to Machico, you’ll arrive at Madeira Airport (FNC), which is located 4 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Machico, you’ll arrive at Madeira Airport (FNC), which is located 4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Machico

Airlines serving Machico

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (846 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
LOT
Good (663 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,928 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (182 reviews)
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Where to stay in Machico

Average rates range from around $145 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $248 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Machico

Hiring a car in Machico

Expect to pay $3.10 per litre in Machico (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $37.20 and $49.60. The most frequently booked car type in Machico is Intermediate (Volkswagen T-Cross or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 47% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.10 per litre in Machico (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $37.20 and $49.60. The most frequently booked car type in Machico is Intermediate (Volkswagen T-Cross or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 47% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.