Complete Madeira

Madeira's volcanic origins are evident by the rocky shore line and rugged mountainous interior. Famed for its levadas and flowers, Madeira is an excellent walking destination with a steady year-round climate.

Moderate

  • Madeira

  • 14 nights

  • Half board

  • Special Selection Hotels

  • 20th Dec 2022 – 3rd Jan 2023

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 26800

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Last Modified: 14th September 2021


Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • From Ponta do Sol on the south coast, walk across high moorland along the Levada do Paul.
  • Visit the world’s second highest sea-cliffs at Cabo Girao and head into the central mountains on our walk between Boca da Corrida and Encumeada.
  • Cross between the high peaks and admire the views to the valleys and coastlines below.
  • Experience local cuisine as we dine in local restaurants some evenings.
  • Soar high above Funchal by cable car to Monte.
  • 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.
  • Walk forests of laurisilva before reaching the peaks pushing 2000m offering panoramic views across the island and beyond to the Atlantic.
  • Discover the incredible variety of walks around Funchal.
  • Enjoy tasty Madeiran food.
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Our holiday walking grades

Moderate

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.