Parks and Gardens in Madeira Island

Parks and Gardens in Madeira Island

The Archipelago of Madeira is best known for its luxuriant vegetation, with magnificent and exotic multi-colored flowers and trees. There are many parks and gardens in Madeira and Porto Santo Islands, with a wide variety of plants and flowers. The most outstanding are orchids, magnolias, anthuriums, proteas, Poinsettia, azaleas. For the first time in Portugal, Funchal city was presented with a Gold Award in the 2000 Competition for the Greening and Flowering and Villages. Furthermore, there is an annual event which attracts thousands of tourists to Madeira Island, namely the Madeira Flower Festival. This festival celebrates the spring and the exuberant flowering season. Parks and Garden in Madeira Island Madeira is proud to have beautiful parks and gardens all over the island. Some of them are part of the vast cultural heritage of the island. The most outstanding ones are: Botanical Garden, Municipal Garden, Santa Luzia Garden, Santa Catarina Park, Quinta das Cruzes Garden, Quinta Magnólia Garden, Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Palheiro Gardens, Quinta da Boa Vista Gardens, Emperor’s Gardens, Orchid Gardens, Quinta do Arco Rose Garden, Funchal Ecological Park, Monte Municipal Park, Ribeiro Frio Forest Park, Queimadas Forest Park,


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