The Royal Roads (Caminhos Reais) of Madeira

(5 min. read) Madeira Island has more to offer than just only the Levadas. Did you know that the island has a hidden walking network of more than 325km in length … the so called Royal Roads (Caminhos Reais). In the past these royal roads were the only way to connect the different points of Madeira.

Self Guided walks

Madeira is well known for its walking facilities, and we noticed that more and more visitors to Madeira are walking on their own by using various information they find in books. Unfortunately, books are published in large quantities and are not regular updated with changes due to landslides and maintenance issues. Secondly, these books are translated from 1 standard language. This is causing serious problems on Madeira. (more…)