Funchal Christmas Market: This market has been already classified as one of the best in Europe. In this market in the heart of the Madeira Islands capital, one can discover a wide variety of products including exotic flowers and other traditional souvenirs, while sampling some of the typical dishes and drinks of the season and listen to choirs sing Christmas Carols. Various folklore groups dance every night. It starts on 1 December and ends on 7 January 2018.