Author 'Chachane92' (Id 224376 ) : The island of Madeira is situated about 1000 km from Lisbon and 700 of the Moroccan coasts, is nicknamed the 'Garden of the Atlantic' or the island of eternal spring !
Volcanic island was discovered in 1420 by Zarco ; entirely covered with forest. The laurel forest is the largest surviving !
Heritage Site of UNESCO.
Its surface is 740 sq kms, 55 long, 24 wide !
The photo shows the 4 flowers most important works of the island.