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What to do & Places to Visit in Funchal Madeira
Madeira has a great natural beauty with tropical gardens and spectacular panoramic views. Its green mountains, cliffs, steep valleys, flowers, sun and its blue sea, happiness and hospitality melt together to create an island of sublime peace.
A popular destination of vast diversity and year round holiday attractions, Madeira’s gentle climate is neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter. Madeira is one of the only European destinations able to grow bananas all year round, proving the 'Always Summer' accolade.
Whether you’re a first timer or a returning visitor, our unique island will leave you speechless with its stunning natural beauty and culture. We warmly invite you to explore and discover the paradise that is Madeira Island.
Look around. There’s no place on earth like Madeira.
All Events have been postponed until further notice.
Main special events - All Year round - 2021/2022
Check out the Calendar for all year round Festivities throughout the region
Carnival Festivities – February 23rd to March 6th (Main Parade 26th February and Fun Parade 1st March) 2022
Flower Festival – Children’s parade and main parade – Postponed to September (dates to be announced)
Atlantic Festival (Festival do Atlântico) – Fireworks Competition (Cancelled)
Festival of the popular saints – 12-29 June 2021
Funchal Jazz Festival – Parque Santa Catarina
Monte Festival – 15 August 2021
Wine Festival – 29th August to 12th September 2021
Live Wine harvest Festival – Estreito de Câmara de Lobos – 11th September 2021
Columbus Festival - Porto Santo – 22-26 September 2021
Nature Festival – 5-10 October 2021
Chestnut Festival (Festa da Castanha) – Curral das Freiras – 1 November 2021
MIUT 2021 – “East to west” – November 20th 2021
End of the Year Festivities – 1st December 2021 to 9th January 2022
1st December 2021 – Switching on of the Christmas Lights in Funchal centre
8th December 2021 to 9th January 2022 – General illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre, entertainment and Christmas Exhibitions
23rd December 2021 – Funchal Market Night Festivities (Cancelled)
31st December 2021 – New Year’s Eve Firework Show
5th of January 2022 – Twelfth Night Festival and End of the Festivities (Municipal Gardens)
Funchal: Public Transportation