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Madeira hikes: The Royal Trail of Levada do Rei (PR18)

The Levada do Rei is an excellent medium-length hike that takes you through lush Laurissilva forests. Despite its incredible natural beauty, it’s ...

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Madeira hikes: Into the Levada of the Green Cauldron (PR9)

The PR9 has one of the most enticing names of all the hikes in Madeira. The Caldeirão Verde (meaning green cauldron) refers ...

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How to experience the enchanted misty forest of Fanal

Fanal is one of the truly magical locations in Madeira. This ancient laurel forest in the northwest of the island is regularly ...

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Madeira hikes: The stunning cliffs of São Lourenço (PR8)

The Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Hike (PR8) is one of the most popular trails in Madeira, undulating through stark volcanic ...

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Best hikes in Madeira (4 kinds of trails not to miss!)

Madeira is a hiker’s paradise — thanks to well-marked trails, microclimates resulting in varied environments, and the island’s many waterfalls, tunnels, and ...

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Madeira hikes: Levada do Moinho to Levada Nova

This levada hike is one of our favourites on the island. It’s not as well-trodden as some of the other levada hikes, ...

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Madeira hikes: Levada das 25 Fontes in Rabaçal (PR6)

The Levada das 25 fontes hike, officially marked as PR 6, is one of the more popular levada hikes in Madeira. It’s ...

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