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Full of sounds, colours, and exotic species. Madeira has one of the largest survived Mediterranean Laurisilva forests, which once stretched across much of Southern Europe. It is essential for maintaining the hydrological balance on the island and is home to numerous endemic species.
Visit the forest in the summer to enjoy its vegetation abundance, butterflies, and birds at their best. Laurisilva of Madeira is a UNESCO world heritage site. Another highlight of this place is "Levadas" (aqueducts developed in the 16th century), the most famous of wich is Levada do Rei.