In September, Porto Santo hosts the Columbus Festival, an authentic historical recreation of the 16th century, a time marked by Columbus’ visit to the island. The vast schedule of festivities includes several music concerts, a 16th-century market, exotic dances, games, street entertainment, exhibits and parades where entertainment is a guarantee and the hustle and bustle never ends. There are many reasons to join the party and let yourself be enthralled by traditional costumes from the time.