The Monte palace tropical garden enjoys a privileged position in an area of the outskirts of Funchal, allowing us deslumbremos with superb views over the entire city. Here, in harmony with nature, also breathes culture and art thanks to Monte palace museum.
Property commander joe berardo, Mount palace tropical garden has more than 100,000 plants and two oriental gardens, dotted with sculptures and tiles from several national monuments.
Surrounded by the immense green that invites reflection and relaxation, the garden offers a wide range of exotic plants from various countries (cycads and proteas south africa, belgium azaleas, heather from Scotland …), as well as indigenous plants of Madeira forests (especially the laurel forest and ferns, cedars, laurels endemic and canary wood, etc..).
Among this diversity Monte palace tropical garden there that highlight the cycads, famous for living fossils look like palm trees originating from Africa and whose fruits the pineapples seem far stretched.
Of the 72 species of cycads in the world, Mount palace has 60.
Beyond this spectacle that nature provides, Mount palace tropical garden also features lakes, sculptures and tiles of various periods.
Here in this garden with various oriental influences, highlight the brilliant fountain with a waterfall, brand image space, but also the oriental pagoda red contrasting with the green of nature, another to cascading tiles and a window overlooking the Manueline city of Funchal.
Also noteworthy wildlife park with swans and peacocks strolling through the woods and a pond inhabited by iconic koy carp, one of the most tattooed animals around the world for its beauty.
Entry: € 10. Children under 15 years: free.