Palheiro Gardens

The gardens at “Quinta do Palheiro” are famous not only for the variety of plants that grow there but for the beauty of their setting in the hills to the east of Funchal, the capital of Madeira.  Madeira has long been called the “Garden Isle” and it seems that almost anything will grow in its […]

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Poço dos Chefes

A true hidden gem in Madeira is Poço dos Chefes. Situated in Curral das Freiras, this pool is becoming very popular with locals from the island to cool off in the summer heat. Poço dos Chefes is a natural reservoir where swimming and diving into its refreshing waters are allowed. It was created by locals who built a […]

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