Published on January 27, 2014
madeira gardens & parks
Madeira Gardens & Parks Madeira Island, aside from all its history, natural beauty and subtropical climate this beautiful Island is also known for its well maintained tropical gardens and parks offering a wide variety of plants and exotic flowers from all around the world. Many of these gardens are surrounded by well preserved historical manor houses and parks, walk along these gardens and admire its beauty and enjoy the wonderful scents.
Photos from this album are taken in the Botanical Gardens,Quinta Magnolia and The Orchid Garden. Below we detail other interesting garden. Botanical Gardens the most famous tourist attraction is at Quinta do Bom Sucesso on a hillside providing wonderful views of the city of Funchal. This Manor house was built in 1881 by the Reid’s Family who created these gardens as their own private park. Today they are owned by the Government and open to the public. Covering an area of 80,000 square metres the gardens are replete with the most amazing collection of plant species, exotic Flowers, tropical birds plus an area of research and conservation. Parque Municipal do Monte Quinta Magnólia a wonderful park and garden located near Funchal, a great place to relax and admire a great variety of tropical flowers, plants and old trees. This Garden also offers many sport facilities and during the summer hosts the Funchal Jazz Festival. The Orchid Garden is a very attractive Family run garden dedicated to plants and nature lovers offering more than 50,000 species of tropical plants all year round. Take your time and enjoy this one-of-a-kind orchid Garden. Jardim de Santa Luzia Parque de Santa Catarina Quinta Palmeira Quinta Vigia Quinta das Cruzes Jardim Municipal Jardim do Almirante Reis