If you want to catch a football game in the middle of Funchal, go to Santa Catalina Park. In the huge fields, there is room for everything; picnics, walking, sport, lounging around, and as its next to the sea, you can enjoy the sea breeze on your face. In the Santa Catalina Park, you can also find a lot of flowers and tree species, almost all marked with little name signs, they even have Ceibas (the most sacred trees that másyas 'cotton'). It also has a pond with ducks and swans. At the opposite end of the pond, there's a monument to Christopher Columbus, and a plate on which the relationship between the people of Madeira and Gibraltar is explained.