Monte Municipal Gardens

The Monte park or the Leite Monteiro Park is the municipal garden located at the highest elevation, 550 m.
With an area of 26,000 m2, this lovely green space has various indigenous and exotic species and some centuries-old trees.
At the entrance there is a gazebo and the Virgin Spring, with a niche containing the image of Nossa Senhora do Monte (Our Lady of Monte). In the centre of the park, there is a lake that has a map of Madeira island carved in stone.