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.
Due to the epidemiological evolution in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, and according to Government Resolution No. 19/2021, the Regional Government of Madeira has adopted a set of new preventive measures, applicable with immediate effect as from the 13th of January, and which will remain in force until the 31st of this month.
Madeira will host very shortly another unprecedented sporting initiative - the "Mini Kitesurf Odyssey" –,engaged by the athlete Francisco Lufinha, who held last December another kitesurf journey between the Selvagens islands and Funchal (165 nautical miles).
The Spanish tour operator “Mas Costas" visited the Golden Island as part of a fam trip, where was assured that this year Porto Santo will have flight connections from the cities of Madrid and Santiago de Compostela.
Conservation and restoration work done to the altarpiece and pews in Funchal Cathedral’s Moorish chapel between April 2013 and June 2014 has been awarded a prize by the Portuguese Association of Museology (APOM), in the conservation and restoration category.
The Casa do Povo da Ilha launched a new thematic travel guide entitled “Our People, Our Brand”, in order to promote the cultural and tourist heritage of this village located in the municipality of Santana.