Travel Guide Madeira Walking routes
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Hiking in Madeira

With currently 571 walking routes all around Madeira there are plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts. In total 565 hikes and 6 Nature trails are waiting to be explored. We know it’s hard to pick one, so here’s an overview of some of the best walking routes around Madeira.
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The best walking routes in Madeira

Queimadas to Caldeirao Verde & Caldeirao Inferno

A pleasant walk from Queimadas to Caldeirao Verde & Caldeirao Inferno through a jungle-like vegetation that belongs to UNESCO World Heritage. 

Santo da Serra to Ribeiro Frio

A relaxing walk from Santo da Serra through the laurel forest of Ribeiro Frio and onto 'Balcoes', a stunning panoramic viewpoint. 

Canical tunnel to Porto da Cruz

A spectacular coastal walk between Machico and Porto da Cruz alongside the wild Atlantic Ocean.

Camacha to Santo da Serra

A leisurely walk from Camacha to the colourful Santo da Serra following ‘Levada dos Tornos’ through the countryside.

Achada do Teixeira onto Pico Ruivo & Pico Arieiro

This unforgettable walk connects the highest peaks of the island: Pico Ruivo & Pico Arieiro, it's a walk onto the roof of Madeira.

Calheta - Levada das 25 Fontes & Risco

Calheta - Levada das 25 Fontes & Risco

São Lourenço

A very impressive hiking trail at the east end of Madeira island.

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Auf dem Panoramawanderweg zum Pico Ruivo
Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
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