Shopping for the final Christmas presents on the night of the 23rd of December is a tradition that leads thousands of Madeireans to the Market streets in Funchal.
The Madeira Dig Festival, a noteworthy high quality cultural event that highlights Madeira as an attractive tourist destination for a young and active segment.
From November the 24th to the 26th, the Madeira Congress Centre hosts one of the main vinicultural events of the island - “Madeira Wine Essence”.
From the 11th to the 12th of November, Madeira hosts the fiffth edition of Sandokan - Enduro Madeira Island race, a MTB sport competition promoted by the company BIKULTURE, held at the municipality of Calheta.
On the 4th,5th,8th and from the 11th to 12th of November, the Association of the Friends of the Madeiran Conservatory of Music are proud to present once again the second musical festival: Madeira Piano Fest.
Once again, Madeira Island hosts the 3rd Funchal Eco Trail Race, a competition very similar to other trail running events with the difference that this type of race takes place in the cities.
From the 27th to the 29th of October, Madeira Island annually hosts the Madeira Island International Swim Marathon (MIISM), a sports initiative organized by the Funchal Naval Club, in partnership with the Madeira Swimming Association, aiming to attract an increasing number of “open water swimmers”.
For the second time, Madeira was recognized by the World Travel Awards (WTA) as the best island destination in Europe at a ceremony held in St. Petersburg at the Museum of Ethnography.