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Experience the original Madeira

Madeira Pure

Group hiking vacation

"Madeira Pur" is the motto of this trip. The medium-sized tours with walking times of around four hours lead along the levadas and along spectacular coastal sections. We experience the exuberant life of the locals in quaint fishermen's pubs with freshly caught fish and sparkling Vinho Verde.

  • 8 days
  • Location walking vacation: Caniço, Quinta Splendida
  • Hiking level: easy to medium
  • Small group tour up to max. 16 participants

The process of your hiking vacation:

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the Hotel Quinta Splendida

We pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel. In the evening there is a get-together with the guide.

Day 2: The life of the locals on the south coast of Madeira

Our hike on the Levada do Norte leads to Cabo Girão, the highest cliff in Europe, where you can expect spectacular views. Then visit the picturesque Câmara de Lobos - one of Madeira's oldest fishing villages. You will learn more about the tradition of epee fishermen and enjoy the national drink of the Madeirans that was created here.

  • Easy hike
  • ⌚ about 3.5 hours
  • ↑ approx. 70 m and ↓ approx.  20 m

Day 3: Hike through the wild west of Madeira

The lonely Levada hike to the origin of the Levada dos Cedros is a real insider tip. The laurel trees covered with moss and lichen in the cloud forest near Fanal are the oldest in Madeira. A mysterious magic surrounds these old stink laurel trees. Spend the afternoon in the idyllic village of Porto Moniz, where you can take a dip in the seawater swimming pools or explore the underwater world of the island in the aquarium with your feet dry.

  • Easy hike
  • ⌚ about 2.5 hours
  • ↑ approx. 0 m and ↓ approx. 300 m

Day 4: A day at the sea

On the Eastern Cape (Ponta de São Lourenço) the volcanic origin of the island becomes clear. The fishing village of Caniçal is known for its harbor with the colorful fishing boats, the whale museum and for its fish restaurants. In a tasca we enjoy the "catch of the day". A flying visit to the tranquil Machico is planned for the afternoon. The village is located in a sheltered bay with a sandy beach.

  • Medium hike  
  • ⌚ about 3.5 hours
  • ↑ approx. 400 m and ↓ approx. 400 m

Day 5: Hike into the green paradise

We start on the old zigzag path along the cliffs that leads us through banana groves or directly at the Levada do Rei. The valley of the Ribeiro Bonito, overgrown by laurel forest, is characterized by its biological diversity. Afterwards we can visit a 300 year old watermill, a vigia and the pretty baroque church in São Jorge. Our local tour guide will take you to one of his favorite restaurants.

  • Medium hike
  • ⌚about 3-5 hours
  • ↑ approx. 40 m and ↓ 250 m

Day 6: Small and large water features

We run in the Rabaçal area. This hike shows everything that Madeira has to offer in terms of beauty. Waterfalls plunge into rock pools, unique lakes invite you to take a dip in the crystal-clear water. We run on a levada and then on narrow, narrow paths down to Lagoa do Vento.

  • Medium hike
  • ⌚about 5 hours
  • ↑ approx. 400 m and ↓ 100 m

Day 7: Mediterranean idleness

Time to enjoy Madeira's charming gardens, lie by the pool or take a trip to the neighboring island of Porto Santo. Our local tour guide has many ideas.

Day 8: Adeus Madeira

It's time to say goodbye today. We take you to the airport or to your extension hotel.


Preis p.P.

Preis p.P. Einzelzimmer

Freie Plätze

12.07.2022 - 19.07.2022

€980,- p.P.

€1.120,- p.P.

23.08.2022 - 30.08.2022

€980,- p.P.

€1.120,- p.P.

20.09.2022 - 27.09.2022

€1.120,- p.P.

€1.310,- p.P.

11.10.2022 - 18.10.2022

€1.120,- p.P.

€1.310,- p.P.


08.11.2022 - 15.11.2022

€980,- p.P.

€1.120,- p.P.

Our services

  • Direct flight in economy class from Frankfurt (Basel, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna, Zurich on request)

  • Madeira Airport Transfer

  • 7 nights in the Quinta Splendida in Caniço with breakfast

  • 4 x typical snacks

  • 1x lunch in a rustic tasca

  • Poncha sample

  • 5 guided hikes and excursions according to the program

  • All transfers in modern minibuses according to the program

  • German speaking guide

  • Travel security pass

  • 8 days location hiking tour

  • from 1,230 euros p.p. in a double room

Your hotel

Small group tour: minimum 8, maximum 16 participants

The composition of our groups is usually mixed. Solo travelers and couples, older and younger hikers - all have the same goal: the joy of nature, the joy of experiencing together and the interest in the country and its people. Our certified, German-speaking tour guides aim to bring Madeira closer to you. A joint information meeting, lots of tips and information for the group about the travel destination and also what you can do together in the evening after our hiking tours and excursions.

If the minimum number of participants is not reached, Picotours has the right to withdraw from the trip up to 28 days before the start of the trip. You will of course be refunded any down payments already made. If this happens, we will usually inform you by email much earlier in order to find a solution together with you, how we can realize your desired trip to your satisfaction (from 2 people).