Category Archives: Walks

Essential mountain walking know-how

The first step to a successful and safe (non-group) walking experience in the mountains of Madeira Island is ... PLANNING The level of planning required depends on factors such as weather forecast, experience, the route, etc. Always plan for the best ... take with you the essentials, and know your limits. This applies not only…
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25 Fontes Falls

The cascade of 25 Fontes (25 fountains) is a group of waterfalls located on the Serrado site of the parish Ribeira da Janela, near the town of Porto Moniz, Madeira Island. This cascade descends from the top of 30 meters in height forming a varied set of waterfalls / springs that go down the rocks…
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Pico do Arieiro

With its altitude of 1818 meters is the Pico do Arieiro the third highest peak on the island. From there you can walk towards Pico Ruivo (1862 meters) which is the highest peak on the Madeira Islands. You can reach Pico do Arieiro by car. There is easy road access to the summit, with a…
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