Monte Palace Madeira

Monte Palace Madeira, Funchal: Hours, Address, Monte Palace Madeira Reviews: 4.5/5

Monte Palace Madeira
4.5
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
About
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 ideal exhibition space nestled within the beautiful surroundings of a tropical garden. There are three floors, two of which are dedicated to sculptures and the third houses a unique mineral collection gathered from the four corners of the world. Monte Palace Madeira, also includes one of the most important tile collections in Portugal. The tiles exhibited amidst the tropical vegetation represent several ages, coming from palaces, churches, chapels and private houses throughout the former Portuguese empire. We are open everyday except 25th of December. Our prices are: Adults - 12,50€ Children younger than 15 years old: Free Entrance as long as they are accompanied by adults. Check our new facebook page montepalacetropicalgarden
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Mandy B
5 contributions
Beautiful
Nov 2021
Beautiful well worth a visit, really pretty. This is not for people with mobility issues it is all up and down hill . But worth a visit if you can
Written 1 December 2021
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Jude09
Cary NC17 contributions
Interesting gardens
Nov 2021
Enjoyed visiting these gardens, lots of different themed areas to see. Take the cable car up to Monte for a great view of Funchal.
Written 26 November 2021
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JohnP72
London, UK460 contributions
Lovely gardens reached by the cable car
Nov 2021 • Solo
I visited via the cable car with a stop straight outside. The cable car return fare is €16 in addition to the entrance ticket for the palace at €12. The gardens are large and set in the hillside so it’s lots of walking up and down hill but with plenty of places to sit and relax including a couple of cafes to stop at too.
The gardens are large so it never felt busy and there are different themes with a couple of oriental gardens with Koi fish ponds, an art museum and a central lake. It was a really nice way to spend a couple of hours and taking the cable car is fun with the great views too. I highly recommend.
Written 23 November 2021
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westphillyboy
san clemente, CA469 contributions
Beautiful garden
Nov 2021
Very nice place to visit. Much bigger than i thought from looking at YouTube videos. Hilly walk back from the bottom. Minerals museum was very fascinating.
Written 21 November 2021
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FinTravelCat
Helsinki, Finland188 contributions
Picturesque garden
Nov 2021 • Couples
Huge garden with picturesque details including plants, flowers, art, fountains.
In november not many flowers were in bloom. Would love to visit when the orkideas bloom. Plenty of stairs.
Written 20 November 2021
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Madalyn H
Huddersfield, UK1,658 contributions
Interesting gardens
Nov 2021
These gardens are quite different. Very lush and several different areas with Far Eastern influence. Lots of attractive sculpture - and gothic style features, (including water features). Great views across Funchal from several points. Plants/trees well labelled.
Written 18 November 2021
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BenRinnes
Buckie, UK80 contributions
As good as ever.
Oct 2021
If you like gardens this is a must see. A great place for all ages but not for those with mobility problems. Only real gripe are the cafe staff at the bottom, smiling costs nothing!
Written 18 November 2021
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Inwanderment
Burntwood, UK1,675 contributions
Absolutely gorgeous!
Nov 2021
We absolutely loved it here!

We took the cable car up but you can just drive and park nearby or get a taxi.

First of all we ate something at the onsite cafe which you hit as soon as you enter and oh wow..... the sandwiches are the best we have had and the service was fantastic and not at all over priced.

Entry was 12 euros each I think and so very worth it.

The gardens are huge and if you enjoy themed gardens you will be in heaven here. We love photography and videography and spent 4 hours filming and taking pictures and didn't even get to see half of it before we had to leave due to another commitment.

The gardens are so varied from plants, to bridges, Japanese themed statues and pagodas, waterfalls KOI ponds...bamboo, various flowers. It was totally stunning and we could have easily spent all day here.

If you enjoy beautiful gardens you will love it here!
There is a fair few steps and its up and down a little but perfectly manageable.
Written 17 November 2021
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zofia & joanna
3 contributions
Amazing beauty
Oct 2021
go there! This is absolutely sure to go there. It's a beautiful place. An important point in visiting Funchal
Written 17 November 2021
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jin6x
UK1,093 contributions
Beautiful Sub tropical Gardens
Nov 2021 • Couples
This is the second time we have visited and enjoyed it immensely. With a multiplicity of trees, shrubs and of course flowers, it is well worth a visit.
Written 6 November 2021
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