Western Madeira

Exploring lesser known coasts and levadas, trace the famous levada footpaths and through forests of laurisilva with amazing views across the island


  • Madeira

  • 7 nights

  • Special Selection Hotels

  • 21st Sep 2020 – 28th Sep 2020

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 26750

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Last Modified: 3rd July 2020

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Enjoy the little visited village of Porto Moniz, in the far northwest, with its popular natural bathing pools.
  • Trace the famous Levada footpaths running beside water channels which cut 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 amazing views across the island and beyond to the Atlantic.

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.