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.
Through the partnership established between the Regional Government of Madeira and the NOVA Medical School - Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, CEDOC - Chronic Diseases Research Centre (Centro de Estudos de Doenças Crónicas) is conducting free COVID-19 diagnostic tests for anyone travelling to Madeira departing from Lisbon.
Madeira won, for the fifth consecutive time, the “World Travel Awards” for "Best Island Destination in the World", at the Grand Final Gala ceremony held today, 28 November, in the city of Muscat, Oman. These awards are given annually to reward, for excellence, the brands and places that stand out, in the various regions of the world, at the level of the tourism industry.
The Il Gallo d'Oro restaurant of the Porto Bay Group and the William restaurant of the Belmond Reid's Palace hotel are once again distinguished with two stars and one star from the Michelin Guide, the most prestigious award for the world-class restaurant sector.
More than a dozen regional, national and international speakers took part in the initiative, which took place on 3 October in the Casino's Blue Room. As part of the Nature Festival, the aim was to exchange the experiences and knowledge of speakers related to the activities that can be practiced in Madeira and Porto Santo throughout the year.
The 2019 edition of Madeira Fashion is back, and this year brings together creators from Madeira, the Azores, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde. The event will take place on 20 and 21 September at Madeira Tecnopolo.
After being elected last June "Europe´s Leading island destination" , Madeira Islands is now competing for world title at the World Travel Awards in the category of "World´s Leading Island Destination".
The Madeira Wine Route was launched today at Quinta Magnolia, with the presence of the partner entities in this project, several municipalities of the Region, IVBAM, Madeira Wine producers, restaurants, hotels, wine cellars and wine bars. This route aims to contribute to increase the diversification of the tourism offer on the Region, valuing it through another differentiating element and the creation and dissemination of new products.
The election of the 7 Maravilhas Doces de Portugal® [7 Sweet Wonders of Portugal] is a private project, of manifest public interest, organized by EIPWU, Lda., an entity that promotes, since 2007, the competitions that have as their theme the great National Identity values.