• Madeira Sao Lourenco

    Portugal

    Madeira

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Our travel guides are free to read and explore online. If you want to get your own copy, the full travel guide for this destination is available to you offline* to bring along anywhere or print for your trip.​

*this will be downloaded as a PDF.

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Road ER 101

Road ER 101

The old ER 101 route is a breathtakingly scenic road that stretches around the island of Madeira in a full circle. You'll drive through tunnels, over hills and past steep slopes along the way, with the occasional adrenaline rush of a particularly sharp turn and a permanent view of the magnificent Atlantic. The route is only recommended to confident drivers, so do opt for a taxi if navigating challenging roads doesn't exactly excite you (opt for cars with an automatic gearbox for tricky uphill starts if you choose to rent).
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Levada Walks

Levada Walks

Levada Walks are walking trails along the maintenance paths beside the levadas – small agricultural water channels blended in the island forests. These channels were created in the 16th century to transport ("levar" in Portuguese, hence the name levadas) water from the rainy northern point of the island to the south point, where crops such as sugar, bananas and grapes were grown. Walking along the levadas is a truly unique and relaxing experience, with a scenic background of nature at its most lush.
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