North Coast Madeira

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Holiday Madeira coastline hiking

North Coast Madeira Hiking Trail

Walk the coastline with small, hundred years old, paths high above sea level. Go on an adventure holiday, hiking trails on the beautiful island of flowers Madeira. Discover hidden waterfalls in the forest mountains, enjoy the breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean and adventurous paths along the cliffs on this hiking holiday on Madeira.

Day one

On arrival you will take a from airport to Ponta Delgada, Monte Mar Palace Hotel. Here your hiking holiday Madeira begins. The first day you can settle down and relax a bit at the hotel. It has a magnificent view over the Atlantic ocean and the Laurissilva forest. Charge your battery for the coming days of hiking!

Day two

Ponta Delgada 11km Hotel. First hiking trip. This day you can choose a hike along the coast to the town of Sao Vicente or go higher up to the Lombada.

Onwards to the guesthouse holiday Madeira


Ponta Delgada-Arco de Sao Jorge 14km. The old stairs will take you up to the Lombadinha, land inwards by Boa Ventura are two beautiful waterfalls.  Down  to almost sea level and  the coastal path to Arco de Sao Jorge. Will stay at our guesthouse Arco de Sao Jorge.
Arco de Sao Jorge-Sao Jorge 9,5km Arco surrounded by mountains you will take the stairs thru the forest  and cross Ribeira Funda,  option to explore the levada do Rei.  Your stay will be at a camp with several tipi tents on the plateau high up on the coastline where you have a fabulous view over the northern Coast.
Sao Jorge-Santana 8,5km. Walking thru the town of Sao Jorge and afterwards the coastal trail to Calhau and to Hotel Quinta do Furao. Here you will stay the last three nights.
Hotel, option to walk Pico Ruivo 6km.
Hotel, option to walk levada Caldeirao Verde 13km.