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.
As part of the conservation and restoration work on the ceilings of the Cathedral of Funchal, which began in November 2019, the Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Culture, through the Regional Directorate of Culture (RDC), is carrying out the latest guided tours of the ongoing works, aimed at residents and visitors.
Within the scope of the Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Programme in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, and according to information released by the Regional Health and Civil Protection Secretariat, until the 20th of June, a total of 193,648 vaccines were administered, in a vaccination programme which began in December 2020.
Focused on projecting and reinforcing the image of Portugal as a safe and reliable destination, given the current global pandemic situation, Turismo de Portugal, together with its Tourism Teams abroad and the Regional Tourism Entities of the country, is disseminating an initiative promoted by ‘RNA Assistência’, called Portugal Travel Insurance, among the international markets,.
European Best Destinations, a European entity that promotes culture and tourism, which annually recognizes the best European tourist destinations, once again highlights Madeira Destination in several categories.
As a way to mark the 2021 Madeira Carnival, the event "Always Carnival - Madeira" will be launched, comprising a set of eleven (11) promotional videos, with an approximate duration of 3 minutes, and also eleven photographs of troupers, in order to promote the 2021 Carnival Festivities.
The European Best Destinations an organization under the tutelage of the European Commission, which promotes culture and tourism at European level, has elected Porto Santo beach the 1st place of the Top 10 Safest Beaches in Europe to travel to this summer, in a selection that included, nonetheless, two other Portuguese beaches, namely, Praia da Comporta (Alentejo) and Meia Praia de Lagos (Algarve).