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Welcome to Madeira

After such a long wait, Madeira safely reopens its borders. You are now able to visit our island’s wonderful landscapes and vibrant nature, now more beautiful than ever ! You do not want to miss the beautiful places Madeira has to offer! The natural volcanic pools in Porto Moniz, Cabo Girão, the highest cliff in…

Discover Madeira

Madeira is waiting for you! Explore its amazing and peaceful nature. True Spirit Team wishes to show you this beautiful island safely. True Spirit, the only outdoor tour company in Portugal to have been awarded the international “Biosphere Experience” certificate by the Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI), provides its guests with the best health and…

Night At The Market

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. In this contagious buzz, which also attracts many visitors, it is clearly noticeable the true spirit of the “festivity”. The surrounding streets of the Market are closed…

Madeira Dig 2017

The Madeira Dig Festival, a noteworthy high-quality cultural event that highlights Madeira as an attractive tourist destination for a young and active segment. The Quinta da Rochinha and the Mudas. Contemporary Art Museum will be hosting this event, taking inspiration from environmental awareness were relaxing in nature and genuine amusement combine with an urban lifestyle….

The Essence of Wine

From November 24th to the 26th, the Madeira Congress Centre hosts one of the main vinicultural events of the island – “Madeira Wine Essence”. This year´s sixth edition will gather several dozens of Portuguese producers, as well as some of the most emblematic wine producing houses on the island. In addition, there will be free…

Sandokan Enduro – Calheta 2017

From the 11th to the 12th of November, Madeira hosts the fifth edition of Sandokan – Enduro Madeira Island race, a MTB sport competition promoted by the company BIKULTURE, held at the municipality of Calheta. This competition has increasingly attracted a large numbers of international athletes to Madeira, such as Joe Barnes, Matti Leikonen and…

Madeira Piano Fest in Funchal

On the 4th,5th,8th, and from the 11th to 12th of November, the Association of the Friends of the Madeiran Conservatory of Music is proud to present once again the second musical festival: Madeira Piano Fest. This year´s edition features ten pianists from eight di erent countries (Germany, Greece, France, Italy, Japan, Russia,Spain, and Portugal) performing…

IV Madeira Island International Swim Marathon (MIISM)

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”. A wide range of leisure and sporting events will be…

Funchal Eco Trail 2017

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. This race stands out for being integrated into a European urban circuit, along with the following European cities: Paris, Oslo, Stockholm, Reykjavik, Brussels…

Madeira elected the best Island destination in Europe

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. Awards that are awarded each year to award, for excellence, the brands and locations that stand out in the various regions of the…

Parque Ribeira Primeira

Parque Ribeira Primeira, a project that shares exclusivity with True Spirit, aside from its fun and natural trout fishing route and outdoor meals, offers a cafeteria & Tea House service. Our customers can fish a trout if they wish to, and then see how it’s cooked right after being caught, resulting in a marvelous dish….

Madeira Carnival Festivities

Madeira Carnival festivities offer a variety of activities you can choose from, with the option to enjoy them as a simple spectator or as an active participant. In Madeira, the Carnival season is experienced in a constant festive atmosphere, both with official initiatives and those of a more spontaneous character, deep-rooted in Madeiran tradition, with…

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