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top 10 PARKS & GARDENS IN MADEIRA

 

Visit one of Madeira´s parks, perfect for a walk with the family to enjoy some breathtaking views or sunbathing in the summer.

Funchal Municipal Garden
Located in the city centre of Funchal, in this garden you will be able to appreciate a variety of flowers and trees. Throughout the year many events are hosted here such as Chrsitmas market, book fairs, concerts, etc. 

Address: Avenida Arriaga
Opening hours: Open to the public
Price: Free entrance

 

 

Quinta das Cruzes Gardens
This museum is surrounded by beautiful gardens covering an area of 1 hectare. You will be able to admire a Manor House, archaeological sculptures and wonderful 16th century Manueline windows carved out of basalt. 

Address: Calçada do Pico n.1
Opening hours:
Tuesday to Friday / 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday / 10:00 - 14:00
Closed Monday, Saturday and Christmas day

Santa Catarina Park
Built in the 15th Century and covering a total of 3.6 hectares, this park offers magnificent views of Funchal. It has a child´s play area, snack bar and a chapel named after Saint Catherine. 

Address: Avenida do Infante
Opening hours:
- 22nd March to 22nd September / 07:00 - 21:00
- 23rd September to 21st March / 08:00 - 19:00
              Price: Free entrance


Monte Palace Tropical Gardens
Located in the hilltop of Monte, this beautiful 18th century Quinta, once a luxury hotel, was transformed into a charming garden and museum. The garden has about 100,000 plant species and a collection of cycads.

Address: Caminho do Monte n.174
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday / 09:30 - 18:00
Closed: Christmas day

Madeira Botanical Gardens
Located 3 kms. from the centre of Funchal, this botanical garden has more than 2,500 different type of plants from all continents and about 300 exotic birds. This is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Madeira.

Address: Caminho do Meio - Quinta do Bom Sucesso
Opening hours: Everyday from 09:00 - 17:30
Price: €5 per person

 

 

Quinta Vigia
This Quinta is the residence of the President of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and it is located in the city centre of Funchal. The garden is open to the public and offers a magnificent view to the harbour and bay.

Address: Av. do Infante
Opening hours: Mon-Fri  / 09:00-12:30 - 14:00-17:00
Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays