The island of Madeira, because of its privileged geographical position and mountainous relief, have a surprisingly mild climate.Very mild average temperatures, 25ºC in the summer and 17ºC in the winter, and a moderate level of humidity, confer upon this island exceptional subtropical features.
The seawater temperature is also very mild, because of the influence of the warm Gulf current, presenting averages of 22ºC in the summer and 18º in the winter.
March, 7th to 8th
The Faial Community Centre and the Farmers Association promote the annual Regional Custard Apple Exhibition (Exposição Regional da Anona), in partnership with the Regional Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources and the Municipal Council of Santana.
March, 13th to 17th
Created in 2010, “The Stars Route” is identified as one of the most important high quality gastronomic festivals that take place in Portugal, involving, since that date, more than half a hundred national and foreign chefs awarded with the famous Michelin Guide stars.
March, 16th to 22nd
The Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre will host the Madeira Islands' fifth edition of the Madeira Literary Festival, an event that attracts writers, poets and literary critics, locals and foreigners who will generate a wealth of ideas and cultural exchange.
The excellent quality of Madeiran hotels has been consistently recognised, not only for customer loyalty, but also by major tour operators and companies involved in the tourism industry, awarding prizes in different categories.