Madeira Christmas Holidays

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Celebration, Events, Experiences, Family
    • Activity Level Leisurely
    • Group Size Small Group
      Large Group
    All about the Madeira Christmas Holidays.

    Experience the Enchanting Magic of Madeira at Christmas

    Immerse yourself in Madeira Christmas’s captivating charm and festive spirit on this stunning Portuguese island in the Atlantic Ocean. Madeira transforms into a winter wonderland during the holiday season, offering visitors a unique and unforgettable experience.

    From the moment you arrive, you’ll be embraced by the warmth of the holiday season. Madeira is renowned for its elaborate Christmas decorations, with twinkling lights, colourful garlands, and charming nativity scenes adorning the streets. As you wander through the lively capital city of Funchal, you’ll be mesmerized by the magical ambience created by the illuminations across the buildings and squares.

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    A definite highlight of the Madeira Christmas season is the renowned Madeira Christmas lights night tour. Join this tour to witness the city’s breathtaking transformation into a dazzling spectacle of light and colour.

    Embark on a Xmas City tour to discover the island’s rich history and traditions during this special time of year. Explore renowned museums and picturesque gardens, the Madeira Christmas market, immersing yourself in Madeira’s vibrant culture and heritage.

    For those seeking culinary delights, indulge in the Madeira Food Tour, where you’ll savour the traditional flavours and delicacies of the island’s gastronomy. Experience the exquisite local dishes paired with the world-famous Madeira wine, renowned for its distinct flavours and exceptional quality. And if you’re a wine enthusiast, the Madeira Wine Tour is a must-do, allowing you to explore the vineyards and learn about the intricate winemaking process.

    As the year ends, Madeira bids farewell to the old and welcomes the new with a breathtaking fireworks display. Join the Fireworks from the sea on December 31 aboard the Santa Maria Ship, and witness the spectacular pyrotechnic show illuminating the night sky. This unforgettable experience will create lasting memories as you celebrate the new year’s arrival in a truly magical setting.

    The magic of Christmas in Madeira goes beyond the sights and sounds; it’s also about the warm hospitality and friendly locals who welcome you with open arms. Their genuine kindness and joy for the holiday season will make you feel at home and part of the festivities.

    Madeira Weather Christmas

    The temperate Madeira weather during Christmas adds to the delightful holiday experience on the island.

    Madeira Christmas Holidays

    Where to stay in Madeira for Christmas? Please choose from our wide range of residential, three, four, and five-star hotels in Madeira that will brighten your holidays. Our hotels are beautifully decorated with lights, nativity scenes, traditional “Madeira crib lapinha,” and other festive decorations. We have the perfect option if you prefer accommodations in Funchal, near the city centre, or outside the bustling areas.

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    So, pack your bags, embrace the holiday spirit, and embark on an unforgettable journey to experience the Enchanting Magic of Christmas in Madeira. 


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    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Taxes and Fees
    • Entrance fees
    • Air-conditioning vehicle


    3-, 5-, 7- Nights Package for two people in a shared room:

    • 3-night package: a three-night stay in accommodation with breakfast, arrival and departure airport transfers, and one full-day sightseeing or walking tour.
    • 5-night package: a five-night stay in accommodation with breakfast, arrival and departure airport transfers, and two full-day and half-day sightseeing or walking tours.
    • 7-night package: a seven-night stay in accommodation with breakfast, arrival and departure airport transfers, two full-day and a half-day sightseeing or walking tours, Funchal Christmas lights sightseeing night tour, and a half-day activity (jeep tour or boat trip).

    Sightseeing Tours:

    • Certified staff to deliver historical and cultural commentaries
    • Pickup & drop-off in the city of Funchal and for private tours only.

    Fireworks from the sea (Santa Maria Ship):

    • Professional crew
    • Open bar & Sparkling wine
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Flights

    Sightseeing Tours:

    • Pickups and drop-offs outside of Funchal.

    We can still pick you up at an extra charge for hotels out of the city (price per vehicle), or if you have your car, we can set the time and meeting point in Funchal.

    Fireworks from the sea (Santa Maria Ship):

    • Pick-up from the hotel. Please note that we can arrange transportation at an extra charge per reservation.
    • Food