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.
On 14 September, FNAC Madeira organizes another Photographic Marathon, aiming to bring together photography enthusiasts in an unique and challenging event, an initiative allusive to the commemorations of the 600 years of the Discovery of Madeira and Porto Santo.
Another new hotel has opened in the municipality of Funchal: the Pestana CR7, the first to open doors after the business association between the Pestana Group and the Portuguese international football player.
Portuguese television channel SIC presented its new soap opera, entitled “Rainha das Flores” (Queen of Flowers), in Funchal, on the 30th of April, a story that will unfold between Lisbon, Tomar, The Netherlands and Madeira Island.