Touring Madeira’s East Coast

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Santana / Funchal
  • Distance 57 km / 36 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $1,822

Overview

Madeira is a tropical paradise, offering all kinds of landscapes full of magical colours that are transmitted from a unique energy. You have an unlimited number of paths to go on and each one of them is different and special, there is as much blue and green as you can imagine.

In addition, it has more than 120 endemic species of flora and fauna, including the majestic bird of paradise. Madeira offers you a complete experience: tranquillity in the spectacular village of Santa and a busy, vibrant atmosphere in Funchal.

  • Stunning mountain views and coastal trails.
  • Madeira wine of the best quality and tasting opportunities.
  • Infinite variety of flora and fauna that you won't want to miss.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Evening meals on days 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
    • Picnic on days 4 and 6
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • Baggage transfer service between stages
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Unspecified meals
    • Unspecified transfers
    • Drinks and snacks
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights at selected hotels
    • Additional nights in Lisbon

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To get to the starting point of this walking holiday in Madeira, the best option is to get to Funchal Airport. From there, you'll move on to your first accommodation in Santana.

    When you finish your trip, we will take you to Funchal Airport so you can take the flight back to your place of origin. 

    FAQs

    On this holiday, we will give you maps and suggestions for routes each day. It's up to you how much you want to walk and how much you want to explore, so that the holiday fits your needs and expectations.

    This is a route with stays in several hotels, each giving you a different experience, from views of the Atlantic Ocean and vineyards, to botanical gardens. However, depending on your preference, additional days can be scheduled at the hotels you want.

    For the degree of difficulty on this route, we suggest you wear some good boots, (which you will have already used), another pair of shoes to rest, water, sunscreen and for day 3 of the walk in Caldeirao Verde, a torch is required.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    This trip is of a medium-low level, that is, it suits people who have an average level of physical endurance and who enjoy walks of 4 to 6 hours per day. Only some sections of the road may require climbing.