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Best trails in Faial

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Looking for a great trail near Faial, Madeira? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Parque Natural da Madeira or Parque Natural do Ribeiro Frio, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ponta de Sao Lourenco Special Conservation Zone or Parque Florestal das Queimadas. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Faial ranging from 6.1 to 39.3 miles and from 875 to 3,553 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Faial
Top trails (8)
#1 - Levada do Caldeirão Verde
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 5 h 45 m
Note: The elevation gain for the trail is deceiving. The trail goes through several tunnels that avoid big elevation gains therefore, the elevation gain via hiking/walking the trail is much less than Show more
#2 - Levada do Rei
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 58 m
It is common to hike the man made aqueducts - known as levadas - on the island of Madeira, Portugal. These channels give hikers a wonderful tour of the beautiful landscapes the island has to offer.Show more
#3 - Levada do Castelejo
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 58 m
High above the town of Porto da Cruz, you'll find the town of Cruz. Here you have two options: Follow the levada to it's source (this one) or follow it to the east which is also a nice walk. You getShow more
#4 - Penha de Água e Penha de Águia
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Penha de Água e Penha de Águia is a 2.3 mile out and back trail located near Faial, Madeira, Portugal that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#5 - Miradouro das Eiras
Parque Florestal das Queimadas
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Length: 12.2 mi • Est. 7 h 45 m
Miradouro das Eiras is a 12.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Faial, Madeira, Portugal that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#6 - Ruinas de São Jorge
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 4 h 41 m
Ruinas de São Jorge is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Faial, Madeira, Portugal that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking Show more
#7 - Santana, Porto da Cruz e Ribeiro Frio
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 38.8 mi
Santana, Porto da Cruz e Ribeiro Frio is a 38.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Faial, Madeira, Portugal that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more
#8 - Madeira Cycling Route
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 39.3 mi
Madeira Cycling Route is a 39.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Faial, Madeira, Portugal that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more