Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
The Gardens of Madeira
USD85 per person
Revel in the gorgeous surroundings of two of Madeira’s most beautiful gardens.
The exquisite garden of Quinta do Palheiro is filled with a fascinating variety of tropical and sub-tropical plants, and is a mecca for camellia lovers. With breath-taking views of the city, the garden was laid out in the 18th century and some of the original plantings survive to this day. Enjoy light refreshments here in the tranquil setting of the Tea House of the Quinta.
The Monte Palace Tropical Garden is an extravagant tropical paradise of beautiful trees from around the world and over 100,000 species of plants. Built around an assortment of waterfalls, fountains, and lagoons of exotic fish, the garden also boasts an important collection of tiled panels that date back to the 15th century.