Funchal, Portugal
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4 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 4 more


Hike through the Madeira highlands on a half-day walk that follows the historic Levada da Serra do Faial, a century-old irrigation canal, through lush forest. You’ll cover 3.4 miles (5.5 km) of trail, earn views of Madeiran villages, and see a wide range of plants in a scenic, natural environment. This 4-hour, guided walking tour includes pickup and drop-off at Funchal hotels.
  • Half-day walking tour from Funchal
  • Follow the Levada da Serra do Faial
  • Walk with an experienced guide
  • See the island's plants and trees in a natural environment
  • Pickup and drop-off at Funchal hotels
Meet a driver at your hotel in Funchal for a 9am departure, then travel to the town of Choupana, in the highlands above the Madeira coast.
Set an easy-going pace as you walk alongside an experienced hiking guide, following the Levada da Serra do Faial through the forest—islanders have been building these irrigation canals since the 16th century, bringing water to the most arid places on Madeira. This section of trail is known for a profusion of flowering plants, and the air is scented by thick stands of eucalyptus trees.
Soak up the quiet, peaceful atmosphere of the forest, emerging at point to viewpoints that look out across the picturesque villages that surround Funchal and Camacha.
Your walking tour comes to an end at the historic village of Camacha, known for traditional handicrafts and a thriving local culture. Finish the morning with return transfer to Funchal, and drop-off at your hotel.


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, Sep 2016

mooie wandeling en zeer goed geïnformeerde gidse, mooie halve dag besteding. voor iedereen toegankelijk.

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