In the 16th century, the arrival of French corsairs (Calvinists) and Jesuits (Catholics) changed Madeira.
The Monte Palace Tropical Gardens is located 5 km from the centre of Funchal, in a village called Monte.
If you love art this is the place. Also known as ” Casa da Calçada” House Museum, here you will learn about the history of a lawyer who donated all his collections to the Autonomous Region of Madeira.
A unique experience in a relatively small museum, that is right in the heart of Funchal.
Are you staying for a week or just a couple of hours in Funchal, the capital city of Madeira? Don’t miss out a very pleasant walk in the Rua de Santa Maria (Santa Maria Street), and you will see an authentic art gallery, lovely street art.
If you are looking for something completely different, look no further.