1. Portugal
  2. Madeira
  3. Ribeira Da Janela
  4. Vereda do Fanal

Madeira: Private Vereda do Fanal Walk

Product ID: 379319
Appreciate the immensity of the Paul da Serra Plateau during a bracing walk along a beautiful trail, especially recommended for those who hike with some regularity. Admire breathtaking landscapes and lush vegetation with sweeping views of the Atlantic .
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Your hotel in Porto Moniz, Seixal, Sao Vicente area.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk along the beautiful trail in the Laurissilva Forest
  • Take in the amazing views of the forest and surrounding landscape
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a private tour
  • Discover the biggest plateau in Europe
Full description
Discover the Paul da Serra plateau, the biggest in Europe, on a bracing walk along a beautiful trail. This tour is especially recommended for those who hike with some regularity.

After being picked up from your hotel, set off for the starting point for the hike. Navigate your way along a stunning nature trail which involves some climbs and descents. Admire breathtaking landscapes and lush vegetation surrounded by sweeping views of the Atlantic coastline. 

As you continue the hike, some parts of the path are open, offering you the opportunity to appreciate the grandeur and magnificence of the landscape. Other parts of the trail are closed and covered up by dense vegetation and forest, delighting visitors with its freshness and abundance.

Along the way there are several viewpoints that reveal a set of beautiful landscapes, highlighting the view over the valley of Ribeira da Janela and Chão da Ribeira. At the end of the trail, get dropped off back at your hotel where the tour concludes.
Includes
  • Driver/local guide
  • Private pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Wi-Fi onboard
  • Flashlight (when applicable)
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Clothing
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Funchal Cruise Ship Port, Gare Marítima do Porto do Funchal, 9004-518 Funchal, Portugal. Your guides will pick you up outside on the pier next to your cruise ship.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level to partake in this tour
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• The tour ranges in altitude from 1156-1424 meters
• The tour begins at Assobiadores and ends in Fanal covering a distance of 10 kilometers
• You are responsible for all your clothing for the activities