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Madeira Explorers, Funchal
(4.1/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Explore the rugged countryside and crisscrossing trails of a wild Portuguese island with Madeira Explorers, a tour company utilizing the region's historical network of canals. Originally constructed for farm irrigation, the levadas and their corresponding maintenance routes stretch for more than 2,500 km (1,553 mi) around Madeira. Join in on one of the leisure walks, each focusing on a different region or series of sites of the island. You'll find that they are designed for different levels of experience and capability, so you can embark on anything from a full-day hike to an easy stroll. Seize the chance to see some of the local flora and fauna, as well as the multitude of gardens, beaches, and ocean views. Though the company can provide backpacks and walking sticks, be sure to bring your own comfortable hiking boots or other sturdy footwear. Plan to visit Madeira Explorers and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Funchal attractions using our Funchal vacation generator.
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  • I traveled and with the French group, and German, and with the Ango-speaking group. Struck women from London dressed so young (and im not less than 55), but with beads. And they quickly stomped along the route, I don't have time for them. So many questions they asked the Guide and guide courtesy at all. Saw such beauty and sometimes even eerie was seeing how falls out from under the feet into the abyss stone. .. And the air ... Oxygen ... simply cough from its abundance
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  • Just take a taxi and be schlepping X all over the island, wherever you go is fine, the island is all green and terraces, sugar cane, vines the primaries but then crops of any kind that you have to see absolutely.
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  • We did two half day Lavada walks with them, The one on the north coast was spectacular and not to strenuous, about 6km on flat paths, but you need a head for heights. Our guide for both days was Maria...  more »