Embassy of Portugal in Turkey

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Touristic Information (Madeira)

After the unfortunate events of August 9th at Madeira Island, more concretly at the city of Funchal, Tourism of Portugal informs that the touristic activity keeps on going and has return to normality. 

Madeira Airport and Funchal Sea Port are totally operational as well as other public transports in the Island. 

There are some occasional constraints regarding the functionality of some spaces and touristic activities within some limited areas but the majority of the islands tours are in perfect use conditions. 

Most tourists that had to be evacuated, maily by precaution, have already returned to their original hotel units and the situation should be totally normalized this afternoon. 

The main hotel area of Funchal has not been affected and the only situations of relocation were fully accompained by the local authorities. 

The general mood of normality and serenity, being a fact that most tourists made different tours among which some excursions, boat trips or even some walks at the city center.

More detailed information on this matter, tourists should contact 00351 21 1140200 or info@visitportugal.com

Further information, the National Civil Protection authority can be reach through 800 296 296 or at website www.prociv.pt

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