Levada Trails Of Madeira

This item appears on page 57 of the June 2012 issue.

8-day/7-night, “moderate” walking tour (five to seven hours’ walking per day, with demanding ascent or descent for up to 800 meters per day) in PORTUGAL. Highlights: Funchal/clifftop walk at São Lourenço/follow the levada (irrigation channel) path to Florenças/Balcony Walk between the peaks Arieiro and Ruivo. Land, from $810. Single supp., $190. Explore! North America (Oakland, CA; 800/715-1746).