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Madeira: The Sunny South West

From $1,445.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
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Madeira: The Sunny South West

  • A self-guided walking adventure discovering Madeira’s South West.
  • Easy-moderate walks exploring the island’s sunniest coast.
  • Follow the levada trails of the UNESCO Rabacal National Park.
  • Relax at the end of the day with a glass of the local fortified wine.
  • Explore Funchal, Madeira’s capital city.
A walking adventure exploring the sunniest corner of Madeira, a great year-round walking destination and a nature lover’s paradise. An island of contrasts, explore the rugged coastline, lush interior and towns and villages of the ‘Flower’ island. Madeira’s levadas, a network of traditional irrigation channels, make for fantastic walking routes taking you to spectacular viewpoints. As well as exploring Funchal, enjoy walks to the Risco waterfall and the lush Tabua Valley, before finishing in the coastal village of Estreito da Calheta.


Day 1 Arrive Funchal and overnight Day 2 Free Day in Funchal Day 3 Walk in the Tabua Valley 6.8 miles / 11 km Day 4 Rest day Day 5 The 25 Springs of Rabacal and Risco Waterfall 6.3 miles / 10.2 km Day 6 Walk to Prazeres 8.1 miles / 13 km Day 7 Loop Walk from Ponta do Sol 7.6 miles / 12.2 km Day 8 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 13kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 13kg is equivalent to 4 cheeseburgers. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
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