WHEN TO GO
The mild subtropical climate averages year-round temperatures between 64°F and 77°F. Winters on Madeira are mild, but sometimes wet. High season (read: crowds) runs November to December.
HOW TO GET THERE
Madeira airport is at Santa Cruz, 10 miles east of Funchal
The Funchal Tourist Office is at Avenida Arriaga 18 (291/211-900, www.madeiraturismo.com).View Portugal Factsheet