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.
October, 1st to 31st
Feel the landscape around you! Dive in it! Take a deep breath! Surrender to the charms of an island that exhales energy and inspires emotion and adventure. Nature, on its utmost pure shape, is more than beautiful; this challenge awaits you, between the 7th and 12th of October!
November,1st and 2nd
Organized by the Casa do Povo of Curral das Freiras with the goal of invigorating and promoting this important regional agricultural product, the Chestnut Festival is an opportunity for the countless visitors to taste the delicacies and products of this nut: roasted chestnuts, liqueurs and cakes.
The Theatre Hall of Funchal, built in 1888, in homage to Madeiran poet Baltazar Dias, provides the stage for the most important cultural celebrations of the Region, and will be open to the public for guided tours until December 31st.
A Natural Reserve since 1995, in early September the Desertas islands received the European Certificate of Protected Areas from the Council of Europe, an award that attests to the recovery and protection work in the area over the past few decades.
The Madeira Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts Institute (IVBAM) and the prestigious Madeiran designer, Nini Andrade, joined in a partnership aiming to create a collection that values and promotes Madeira Embroidery abroad.