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.
In view of the epidemiological evolution in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, and in accordance with Government Resolution No. 69/2021, of 29 January, the Regional Government of Madeira will maintain the set of preventive measures, already in force as from 13 January, and now extended until 26th April.
Focused on projecting and reinforcing the image of Portugal as a safe and reliable destination, given the current global pandemic situation, Turismo de Portugal, together with its Tourism Teams abroad and the Regional Tourism Entities of the country, is disseminating an initiative promoted by ‘RNA Assistência’, called Portugal Travel Insurance, among the international markets,.
European Best Destinations, a European entity that promotes culture and tourism, which annually recognizes the best European tourist destinations, once again highlights Madeira Destination in several categories.
As a way to mark the 2021 Madeira Carnival, the event "Always Carnival - Madeira" will be launched, comprising a set of eleven (11) promotional videos, with an approximate duration of 3 minutes, and also eleven photographs of troupers, in order to promote the 2021 Carnival Festivities.
The European Best Destinations an organization under the tutelage of the European Commission, which promotes culture and tourism at European level, has elected Porto Santo beach the 1st place of the Top 10 Safest Beaches in Europe to travel to this summer, in a selection that included, nonetheless, two other Portuguese beaches, namely, Praia da Comporta (Alentejo) and Meia Praia de Lagos (Algarve).
"Madeira. Where you feel connected!” is the motto of the new campaign launched by the Madeira Tourism Board, through the Madeira Promotion Bureau (APM), which aims to strengthen the emotional connection of Destination Madeira with the international market, through a digital promotional campaigns, aimed for different markets such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Holland, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Finland and Norway.
Madeira has once again been chosen as the safest European destination for travelling in 2021, like other tourist destinations which are included in the list presented by European Best Destinations (EBD), namely the Archipelago of the Azores, Alentejo and the city of Lagoa, in the Algarve.