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.
For the seventh consecutive year, Madeira Destination was elected by the World Travel Awards as the World´s Leading Island Destination 2021, in those that are considered to be the“ Oscars of tourism ”, in a gala that was held in virtual format.
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.
The Sugarcane and Rum Route of Madeira is a project developed by the Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture, through the Regional Directorate of Tourism, in partnership with 15 public and private entities.
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.