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Walking on Madeira

60 mountain and levada routes on Madeira and Porto Santo

A walking guide to the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo. Selection of varied day walks exploring Madeira's network of levadas (water channels) as well as routes across steep and rugged mountains, with slopes of bare rock or laurisilva 'cloud' forest. Les mer
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A walking guide to the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo. Selection of varied day walks exploring Madeira's network of levadas (water channels) as well as routes across steep and rugged mountains, with slopes of bare rock or laurisilva 'cloud' forest. The neighbouring island of Porto Santo offers easy walking and a sandy beach.
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Forlag: Cicerone Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 296
ISBN: 9781852848552
Utgave: 3. utg.
Format: 17 x 12 cm
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VURDERING
Gi vurdering
Les vurderinger
Overview map
Map key
Preface

Introduction
Location
Geology
History
Landscape
Trees and flowers
Birds
Animals
Parque Natural da Madeira
Funchal and Monte
Getting to Madeira
Getting around Madeira
Accommodation
Porto Santo
Currency
Language
Food and drink
Weather
Tourist information
Health issues
Emergencies
Maps of Madeira
Making multi-day trips
Using this guide

1 Eastern Madeira
Walk 1 Levada dos Tornos: Monte to Camacha
Walk 2 Levada dos Tornos: Camacha to Quatro Estradas
Walk 3 Levada da Serra: Campo do Pomar to Camacha
Walk 4 Levada da Serra: Camacha to Santo da Serra
Walk 5 Levada Nova from Santo da Serra
Walk 6 Baia d'Abra and Ponta de São Lourenço
Walk 7 Levada do Caniçal: Maroços to Caniçal
Walk 8 Levada da Portela: Santo da Serra to Portela
Walk 9 Vereda das Funduras: Portela to Maroços
Walk 10 North Coast: Porto da Cruz to Ribeira Seca

2 Funchal to Santana
Walk 11 Vereda da Penha d'águia
Walk 12 Levada do Furado: Portela to Ribeiro Frio
Walk 13 Caminho Velha: Poiso to Porto da Cruz
Walk 14 Fajã da Nogueira and Levada da Serra
Walk 15 Caminho Velha: Poiso to Santana
Walk 16 Levada do Barreiro: Poço da Neve to Monte
Walk 17 Levada da Negra: Poço da Neve to Barreira
Walk 18 Levada do Curral: Curral das Freiras to Funchal
Walk 19 Levada dos Piornais: Lombada to Funchal

3 The high mountains
Walk 20 Boca da Encumeada to Achada do Teixeira
Walk 21 Boca da Encumeada to Curral das Freiras
Walk 22 Pico do Cedro and Pico do Areeiro
Walk 23 Pico do Areeiro to Pico Ruivo
Walk 24 Pico Ruivo, Vale da Lapa and Ilha
Walk 25 Pico Ruivo, Queimadas and Santana
Walk 26 Levada do Caldeirão Verde from Pico das Pedras
Walk 27 Levada do Rei from Quebradas
Walk 28 Santana, Calhau and São Jorge
Walk 29 Boca da Encumeada and Pico Grande
Walk 30 Colmeal and Pico Grande
Walk 31 Fajã dos Cardos to Fajã do Penedo
Walk 32 Boca da Encumeada to Colmeal

4 Jardim da Serra
Walk 33 Boca da Encumeada to Marco e Fonte
Walk 34 Boca da Corrida and Curral das Freiras
Walk 35 Boca dos Namorados and Curral das Freiras
Walk 36 Marco e Fonte to Fontes
Walk 37 Terreiros from Boca da Corrida
Walk 38 Crista do Espigão from Fontes
Walk 39 Fajã da Ribeira, Levada Norte and Boa Morte
Walk 40 Levada do Norte: Boa Morte to Estreito de Câmara de Lobos

5 Paúl da Serra
Walk 41 Pico Ruivo do Paúl da Serra from Estanquinhos
Walk 42 Rabaçal, Levada do Risco and 25 Fontes
Walk 43 Levada do Paúl: Rabaçal to Cristo Rei
Walk 44 Levada das Rabaças and Cascalho
Walk 45 Caminho do Pináculo e Folhadal
Walk 46 Levada dos Cedros: Fanal to Ribeira da Janela
Walk 47 Levada da Janela: Fonte do Bispo to Porto Moniz

6 Western Madeira
Walk 48 Ponta do Pargo to Fonte do Bispo
Walk 49 Levada do Moinho: Tornadouro to Ribeira da Cruz
Walk 50 Levada da Calheta - Ponta do Pargo to Ponta do Pargo
Walk 51 Levada da Calheta - Ponta do Pargo to Prazéres
Walk 52 Caminho Real: Prazéres to Paúl do Mar
Walk 53 Levada da Calheta - Ponta do Pargo to Lombo dos Faias
Walk 54 Levada da Calheta - Ponta do Sol to Ponta do Sol
Walk 55 Levada Nova and Levada do Moinho from Ponta do Sol
Walk 56 Levada Nova: Jangão to Ribeira Brava
Walk 57 Lombo do Mouro to Ribeira Brava

7 Porto Santo
Walk 58 Pico do Castelo, Pico do Facho and Pico Branco
Walk 59 Campo de Baixo, Bárbara Gomes and Eiras
Walk 60 Ponta, Pico de Ana Ferreira, Pico do Espigão and Calheta

Cruise to the Ilhas Desertas

Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Language notes
Appendix C Useful contacts
Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over 90 guidebooks to his name, and contributions to 40 other publications. Paddy has visited Madeira several times over the years, exploring extensively and enjoying the vast variety of walking routes and landscape types around the islands.