HIKING

25 BEST LEVADA WALKS ON MADEIRA ISLAND

Madeira is one of the top locations in Europe for active holidays because it has flat levada trails suited to all fitness and experience levels. On Madeira, you will find more than 3,000 km of irrigation channels, most with an accessible path next to the water channel. These paths guide you around the island where …

25 BEST LEVADA WALKS ON MADEIRA ISLAND

CAMINHO REAL DA ENCUMEADA HIKE (PR12)

The Caminho Real da Encumeada is an incredible, mountainous trail that leads you along an ancient path with views of Madeira’s highest peaks! I really love this trail because it is one of the King’s Paths, which were commissioned by the King to help link certain parts of the island together. This means the path …

CAMINHO REAL DA ENCUMEADA HIKE (PR12)

FAJÃ DO NOGUEIRA LOOP HIKE ON MADEIRA

The Fajã da Nogueira loop hike is a spectacular trail that begins and ends at the electricity plant in the center of the island. The route leads you up, high above the canyon, and follows a levada along some sketchy, narrow paths through tunnels and underneath waterfalls. A backdrop of the highest peaks on the …

FAJÃ DO NOGUEIRA LOOP HIKE ON MADEIRA