Gardens and parks of Funchal

Discover some of Funchal's most colorful landscapes on this guided walking tour. Explore the natural wonders of Funchal, learn about native plants, and admire breathtaking views.

Would you like to discover the breathtaking gardens of Funchal? On this guided two-hour walking tour, you will discover some of Funchal’s prettiest gardens and parks. Arrive at the Municipal Garden, and see an array of beautiful flowers and ancient trees from all around the world.
Next, stroll through the idyllic garden to Santa Catarina Park and admire stunning views across Funchal Bay. Learn about the park’s designer, who took inspiration from Edinburgh’s Botanic Gardens. Wander through the park, which covers an area of 3.6 hectares, roughly four times the area of London’s famous Trafalgar Square.
Last but not least stop by Quinta Vigia, which is the home to the President of the Regional Government of Madeira. Make sure you bring your camera as you don't want to miss a snapshot of this old mansion that overlooks the harbor.


  • Learn about Funchal's native flora as well as exotic plants and trees
  • Explore idyllic gardens nestled in the heart of the busy city
  • Admire stunning views of Funchal Bay from Santa Catarina Park
  • Discover Quinta Vigia and the Municipal Gardens

Important information:

What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags

Spoken languages:

  • English
  • Spanish