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Madeira Orchid Farm

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Closed due to fire

Did not know this place was closed until we were standing outside waiting to get in! Apparently it... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Trisha D
Lots of flowers

Out of the way, had to take a local bus to get there, Densely packed with flowers pots, has... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
Moacir D
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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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21 Mar 2017
“Nothing to see”
20 Mar 2017
“Closed due to fire”
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Caminho dos Saltos 8, Funchal, Madeira 9050-219, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Do not try and go here, they have had a terrible fire and the place is derelict and there is nothing to see other than charred remains. Poor things, we met with a lady here and feel very sorry for them.

2  Thank jesstigga
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Did not know this place was closed until we were standing outside waiting to get in! Apparently it was fire damaged, just want to save others a trip there as it was a bit of a trek uphill

4  Thank Trisha D
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We went in June this year to this orchid farm. We were greeted by the elderly lady who lived there. She was so full of information,charming and so happy to answer any questions. Not only did we learn about the plants and orchids but she...More

1  Thank KnM53
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Out of the way, had to take a local bus to get there, Densely packed with flowers pots, has hundreds and hundreds of flowers. A must for those interested in flowers, mainly orchids.

Thank Moacir D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We travelled to Madeira in January 2016 and visited all the orchid nurseries in Funchal. Even though we did a lot of research, we found ourselves caught up in a confusion about which nursery was which. When we visited this particular nursery we were under...More

1  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

A secret garden hidden in the city. If you like orchids and plants this is a place to visit. 5€/visitor. Nice lady keeps the place up and running and answers to questions. Kid loved the rainforest feel.

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

A little out of the way and a must for lovers of shabby chic, but well worth making the effort. With some of the worlds treasures this place alone made the trip to mederia worth wile.

3  Thank Gln865
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