You can visit Madeira all round the year due to the subtropical climate! The temperatur goes from 17° in the winter until 26° in the summer.
Madeira is a paradise and there is a reason why it has been voted as the Best Island Destination! The varied landscape will take your breath away, weather it’s the highest peaks, magical laurisilva forests or spectactular steep cliffs all over the island.
Levadas are small irrigation channels which provides you a unique way to experience Madeira’s nature to the fullest. Walk through tunnels, laurisilva forests, discover impressive waterfalls and find access to hidden places that you can’t reach by car or bus.
Our nature with its majestic mountains and impressive landscape offers you a lot of different outdoor activities. Madeira is perfect for Canyoning experiences, where you can jump from stunning waterfalls and if you’re an mountain biker there are some thrilling trails that you will love! But there are also calm outdoor activities such as watching whales and dolphins in the free nature.
One of the best experience you can make while staying in Madeira is watching whales and dolphins in their natural environment. But the highlight is definitly swimming side by side with dolphins. Throughout the year we can see 28 different species of cetaceans in Madeira Island!
Porto Moniz is home of scenic natural swimming pools formed by volcanic lava that are filled by the sea. Swimming there is a unique experience you must do while staying in Madeira.
Madeira is famous for its wonderful gardens and flowers. Visit the Tropical and Botanical Garden in Funchal and admire our wide variety of plants and exotic flowers from all around the world.
Don’t miss the culinaric part of Madeira. First of all there is black scabbardfish, also called Espada, which is traditonally served with fried banana and marajuca sauce. But don’t confuse it with Espetada, beef on laurel stick. Next to fish and meat you should definitely try the loved Bolo de Caco, a typical Madeiran bread with a lot of garlic butter.
Once in Madeira you will try and love Poncha. Our most popular drink is made of brandy cane sugar, honey, lemon and orange juice.
Funchal’s New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest world wild! The firework lights up the entire bay and you get to see an impressive pyrotechnic show. There are many different spots to watch the firework, wether from viewpoints in Funchal or even from boats or cruises.
Amazing attractions all year! No matter which season it is, in Madeira there is always a reason to party. From Carnival and Flower Festival to the Madeira Wine Rally and Atlantic Festival with many firework shows.