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.
According to the legend, from the late fourteenth century and early fifteenth century there was in England a young man named Roberto Machim, legendary knight of the court of king Edward III of England.
Ladislaus III lived in the fifteenth century, and was king of Poland and Hungary. Shortly after the beginning of his reign, the youngster, inexperienced in the arts of war and politics, led his country to war with the Turks.