Western Madeira

Exploring lesser known coasts, trace the famous levada footpaths and pass through forests of laurisilva with panoramic views across the island.


  • Madeira

  • 7 nights

  • Half board

  • Special Selection Hotels

  • 17th Jan 2022 – 24th Jan 2022

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 26750

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Last Modified: 14th September 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Explore the little visited village of Porto Moniz, in the far northwest, with its unique natural bathing pools.
  • Trace the famous Levada footpaths running beside water channels, cutting through the mountains.
  • Enjoy the peaceful Levada do Moinho with several watermills along its course and descents along cobbled tracks through pretty villages.
  • Walk forests of laurisilva before reaching the peaks pushing 2000m offering panoramic views across the island and beyond to the Atlantic.
  • Stay in two pretty coastal villages, Porto Moniz and Ponta do Sol.
  • Enjoy delicious Madeiran delicacies made from fresh local produce in the hotel and local restaurants.

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 5

Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.

The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.

Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.