Walking / Calheta Ponta Do Sol

Walks from Calheta and Ponta do Sol

On our guided hikes you will experience Madeira's unique nature up close. Rushing waterfalls, jungle-like vegetation, breathtaking views, ancient laurel trees. Hike along the typical levadas, over mountain passes, through laurel forests, on old coastal paths. No matter whether you are an experienced hiker or an occasional hiker - everyone will find the right hike here.

PRices:

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PersonGuided Walkfrom 35,- Euro

 

  • Free transfer from Calheta and Ponta do Sol
  • Transfer from Paul do Mar and Jardim do Mar for a fee
  • English speaking hiking guide
  • Children from 2-11 years pay 50%
  • Children up to 2 years are free

Rabaçal: Risco Waterfall and 25 Springs (Levada-Walk):

One of the most famous hikes in Madeira takes you to the laurel forests of Rabaçal. Here you hike along Levadas (water channels) to the 100m high Risco waterfall and the 25 springs. Surrounded by green forests and rushing waterfalls, you can enjoy fantastic views of the Rabaçal valley.

  • Day: Monday and Thursday
  • Duration: 3-3,5 hours
  • Length: 13m
  • Difficulty: easy-medium
  • Price: € 35,-

Pico Arieiro - Pico Ruivo: The highest Peaks (Mountain Walk):

This mountain hike connects the three highest mountains in Madeira: the Pico Arieiro (1,818m), the Pico dos Torres (1,853m) and the Pico Ruivo (1,861m). On the way you have breathtaking views of the entire island massif and the nun valley deep below. The royal tour in Madeira This mountain hike connects the three highest mountains in Madeira: the Pico Arieiro (1,818m), the Pico dos Torres (1,853m) and the Pico Ruivo (1,861m). On the way you have breathtaking views of the entire island massif and the nun valley deep below. The royal tour in Madeira.

  • Day: Tuesday
  • Duration: 4-4,5 hours
  • Length: 8m
  • Difficulty: medium-difficult
  • Price: € 45,-

Pota São Lourenço: The Eastern Cape (Coastal Walk):

The charming Eastern Cape Ponta São Lourenço is another highlight that you have to see on a vacation in Madeira. The path leads over red basalt rock and offers views of gigantic rock formations in the Atlantic and colorful iridescent tuff, the view of the rough north coast is fantastic.

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Duration: 3,5-4 hours
  • Length: 8m
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Price: € 35,-

Caldeirão Verde: The Green Cauldron (Levada-Walk):

The jungle-like vegetation along the Levada do Caldeirão Verde is one of the most beautiful on the island. The views along the way are gigantic: the high peaks above, the green gorges of the Ribeira Grande and valleys of the Santana area below. At the end of the hike the "green cauldron" with vertical walls and a 50m high waterfall is waiting.

  • Day: Friday
  • Duration: 4-4,5 hours
  • Length: 13m
  • Difficulty: easy-medium
  • Price: € 40,-

Assobiadores-Fanal (Panorama-Walk):

Through man-high tree heath and broom gorse, you hike above the green forests of Rabaçal and enjoy fantastic panoramic pictures of the Paul da Serra plateau. The highlight is the “fairytale forest” Fanal, in which the oldest and most impressive laurel trees on the island are located.

  • Day: Saturday
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Length: 13m
  • Difficulty: easy-medium
  • Price: € 35,-

Levada Moinho-Levada Nova: In the valley of the two levadas (Levada-Walk):

Along the Levada do Moinho you hike leisurely with spectacular views of the sea into the valley of the Ribeira Ponta do Sol. Past fertile fields and rampant blackberry bushes. The way back is the wilder Levada Nova, which was partially carved into the rocks. This leads you out of the valley through a waterfall and a 200m long tunnel.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Duration: 3-3,5 hours
  • Length: 1m
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Price: € 35,-

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