The Best Hiking Trails in Madeira

Airlines and destinations

Published on
Explore the natural beauty of Madeira with two weekly flights from Bordeaux on easyJet.

Starting 13th April 2024, embark on an adventure from Bordeaux with the launch of two weekly flights to Funchal on the island of Madeira. With easyJet, you can immerse yourself in the unique charm of this Portuguese island, famous for its breathtaking landscapes, lush vegetation, and picturesque hiking trails.

Our Top 3 Hiking Trails in Madeira

Vereda do Areeiro to Pico Ruivo: The Summit Trail

For those who love breathtaking panoramic views, the trail from Vereda do Areeiro to Pico Ruivo offers an unforgettable experience. Start at Areeiro and navigate the winding paths through the mountains, offering spectacular views over verdant valleys and rugged ridges. Reach the summit of Pico Ruivo, the highest point on the island, to be rewarded with a 360-degree panorama over the Atlantic Ocean.

Levada das 25 Fontes: A Waterfall Paradise

Dive into the serene beauty of Madeira by exploring the Levada das 25 Fontes. This trail takes you through lush forests along irrigation channels, leading you to a natural amphitheatre where 25 majestic waterfalls cascade into a crystal-clear pool. It’s an ideal hike for those seeking tranquility in the heart of nature.

Caldeirão Verde: The Secret Sanctuary

Be enchanted by the magic of Caldeirão Verde, a trail that takes you through verdant valleys and natural tunnels. The path leads you to a natural amphitheatre surrounded by rock walls covered in lush vegetation. It’s a tranquil oasis that makes you feel as if you’ve discovered Madeira’s secret sanctuary.

With two regular direct flights from Bordeaux to Funchal, Madeira opens up as a prime destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Explore the wonders of this Portuguese island by venturing on these three magnificent hiking trails, discovering the diversity and unexplored beauty of Madeira. Prepare to create unforgettable memories amidst breathtaking landscapes and natural treasures.

Read also