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Open to the public since 1991, the Monte Palace Madeira occupies an area of 70.000 square meters and houses a huge exotic plant's collection, coming from all over the world, together with swans,duck's and Koi fish. The Monte Palace Museum is an...more
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Caminho do Monte, 171, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal
After visiting these gardens, I seriously don’t think you can go to Madeira and not visit. They are truly beautiful. The map of the gardens you are given at the entrance is really helpful and gives a suggested route around (the numbered markers help you...More
Spent a good few hours here and I could've easily spent half a day. A free wine tasting is included in the price of admission. We got the bus to Monte then walked to the gardens and then got the cable car back down to...More
After a trip on the cable car we visited Monte Palace gardens. Initially we were a little confused where we wanted to visit as a local taxi driver had told us this was just trees and we should go to the municipal gardens. Monte Palace...More
There are two gardens in Funchal: the botanical and the tropical. We ended up choosing the last one for a visit. We went by motorcycle there, it is really steep and there are lack of indication signs, you'd better have a navigator with you and...More
We took a quick stop here after our toboggan ride, however you could easily spend hours in this place. They offer different routes to walk through depending on your interests. We aren't really green fingered so took a route which allowed a mix of art...More
I arrived at the entrance by cable car.
Many tourists seemed put off by the admission fee of 12.50 euros (possibly after paying 16 euros for the cable car round trip from Funchal to Monte) but these gardens are well worth the cost and far...More
What more can I say about this destination at the top of the cable car that others haven't before me?
Absolutely loved walking through this piece of heaven, the 70,000 square meters deserved more of our attention that one visit could yield so we went...More