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Botanická zahrada Madeira, Funchal

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At the tranquil , you can view exotic specimens as well as plants indigenous to Madeira Island. These gardens opened to the public in 1960 and now feature more than 2,000 plants. Stop at the different permanent exhibits, including the tree garden, succulents, and tropical gardens. In the indigenous and endemic collection, you'll find more than 100 plants from Madeira and other Atlantic islands. Spend time at Loiro Park, a sanctuary that houses rare birds, such as cockatoos and Loricos. Arrange to visit Botanická zahrada Madeira and other attractions in Funchal using our Funchal itinerary maker.
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Funchal's array of accommodation presents an interesting conundrum, as many of the upscale hotels and budget options lie outside the city center. If you opt to stay there, you'll need transportation in order to best explore the city. Luxury hotels touting outdoor pools, spas, exclusive restaurants, and other amenities certainly dazzle with their locations along the coast. To get a taste of authentic Madeira culture and history, try staying at one of the
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  • It cost about £31 for the cable car and entrance fee for the gardens and the return journey. You have to take the cable car up the mountain and a second cable car down to the gardens. The garden was n...  more »
  • Went to the gardens by cable car and enjoyed both. Lot of walking up and down steep paths as the gardens are on the mountainside- not for those with walking difficulties. Just about made it myself but...  more »
  • We went the end of May flowers stunning. 2 cable car rides, took the toboggan down (great fun) then taxi said he wanted 20euros said "no way" paid 10euros! make sure you comfortable foot wear.  more »