Guided tour

Prazeres: Full-Day Nature Walk

4.7 / 5

10 reviews

Prazeres: Full-Day Nature Walk

From US$ 43.54 per person

Starting out from the extreme west of Madeira, your nature walk will take you through breathtaking landscapes of high mountains, deep valleys, and luxuriant vegetation, with the ocean always at your side. Tour the charming town of Ponta do Pargo.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up is provided at hotels in Funchal city, the Caniço area, and Calheta village.

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through breathtaking landscapes of mountains and valleys, with constant ocean views
  • Look down on picturesque coastal villages such as Paul do Mar and Ponta do Pargo
  • See Prazeres, a relaxed village whose name means “pleasure”
Full description
You’ll begin your nature hike in the western part of the Island. Your guide will take you on a route that passes through spectacular mountain scenery and offers views of coastal villages below. In addition to the luxuriant vegetation, you’ll have constant views of the ocean. This pleasant half-day walk is rated as easy. Enjoy views of the fishing Villages of Paul do Mar and the coastal town of Ponta do Pargo along the way. See Prazeres, a small village where relaxation is an art form! Your walk ends at Ponta do Pargo, a charming town located on Madeira’s western coast. It’s known for its strategically located lighthouse, stunning cliffs that descend to the sea, and its apple festival.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel
  • Mountain tour guide
  • Meals and beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Food in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Please note the following:
  • the walk is rated as easy
  • the distance is around 12 kilometers
  • be sure to confirm the pick-up time in advance
  • wear suitable clothes and shoes for walking
  • bring some food and water
  • always follow the tour guide’s instructions
  • No refund can be given for cancellations made within 24 hours of departure of excursion.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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A wonderful easy hike with beautiful views of the bays and the sea again and again. Our guide taught us a lot about the irrigation system, the flora, fruits and vegetables. In addition, he always showed consideration for the slower among us when it came to pacing. I can only recommend! A small drawback: the minibuses used in Madeira are only intended for small and narrow people. You really have very little space there.

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February 25, 2020

Sehr guter Guide, der der kleinen Gruppe auf deutsch, englisch und französisch Natur, Land und Leute nahe brachte. Eine wunderschöne, abwechslungsreiche, einfach zu begehende Strecke mit wundervollen Motiven, weshalb man sich etwas mehr Zeit zum Fotografieren gewünscht hätte. So wurden die 12 Kilometer mit einer 20 minütigen Pause innerhalb von knapp 4 Stunden abgewandert. Absolut zu empfehlen.

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February 3, 2020

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