Madeira walking holidays

Madeira, nicknamed “the Pearl of the Atlantic” and the "Flower island" is a stronghold name when it comes to walking holidays. With its exceptional volcanic landscape and emblematic levadas - these small canals that provide water to the whole island - and protected endemic vegetation, this destination should definitely be at the top of your active holidays bucket list!

Our Madeira walking tours, either guided or self-guided, will give you the chance to truly experience Madeira; meeting the locals, walking along beautiful paths off the beaten track and admiring incredible landscapes. We have the perfect itineraries for you, so travel safe and stress-free on your Madeira walking stay

See more...
      • Portugal - Madeira

Authentic Madeira

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Challenging
      • 8 days
      • From January to December
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple

Highlights of the trip

  • A low-budget itinerary for great walks
  • Two spectacular walks on a balcony overlooking the ocean
  • Crossing the central ridges and the Pico Grande massif
  • The option of adding transfers or luggage transfer by private taxi


Customize your holiday by contacting us here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Moderate
      • 8 days
      • From January to December
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort /
      • Charming

Highlights of the trip

  • A complete exploration of the island from East to West, and North to South
  • The freedom of the rental car to discover the island at your own pace
  •  A choice of easy, moderate or challenging hikes - to choose according to your mood and fitness level of the day
  • 4 dinners included and a free choice of local restaurants in Porto Moniz and Funchal
  • A free day in Funchal to discover the city through its many activities


    Go private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 8 days
      • From January to December
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Comfort

Highlights of the trip

  • A self-catering holiday with a hire car
  • A wide range of activities to discover the island : kayak & walks
  • Most emblematic hikes on the itinerary
  • Comfortable accommodation in ideal locations


Customize your holiday by contacting us here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Moderate
      • 8 days
      • From January to December
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Comfort

Highlights of the trip

  • The most emblematic walks of the island of Madeira
  •  Discover the primary laurel forest, an UNESCO World Heritage site
  •  An itinerary alternating between Levada walks and mountain walks
  • 6 dinners included
  • Daily private transfers included


    Go private or go guided ! Customize your holidays with a local specialist here 

    • Self-guided
    • Walking
    • Easy
      • 8 days
      • From January to December
  •   Accommodation choice :
      • Simple /
      • Superior

Highlights of the trip

  • Free access to the wellness area - jacuzzi, indoor pool, sauna - at your accommodations
  • Optimal location to explore the island: based in the north and then in the south
  • A choice of several hikes 
  • Private taxi transfer throughout the trip


Customize your holiday by contacting us here 

Why travel with us ?

Here are 4 very good reasons read more... for booking walking or cycling holidays in France with Intura :

  • 1. Our very own tours

    We create and operate all of our waking and cycling holidays. Our itineraries are tried and tested by our team of track finders, who walk the paths and cycle the routes to ensure that you see only the very best. Because we create the tours, we can also tweak them and create a tailor-made holiday, just for you. Choose the duration of nights, the level of walking or cycling that you feel comfortable with, the level of accomdation that you would like and let us know if there are any extras such as wine tasting or a cooking class or a restaurant or two that you wish to include, and we will get back to you with a personalised offer and/or recommendations for any ‘must sees’ and local markets not to be missed !

  • 2. Handpicked local suppliers

    We choose our partners based on our core values and it is important to us that we work local. We strive to offer small family-run guest houses on our walking and cycling holidays in France and avoid the chains. We understand the importance of a decent cup of coffee in the morning and the pleasure at finding home-made jams on the breakfast buffet. The accommodation on our trips is all part of the local experience!

  • 3. High end bikes on your cycling holiday

    France is home to the ‘Tour de France’ and thus reigns a strong bike culture with superb trails and paths to explore safely. We offer good quality bikes and have been working with our bike supplier for almost 2 decades now. The fleet is renewed regularly and the bikes are expertly maintained. You can choose to hire a hybrid bike, an electric bike or a road bike. The bikes are delivered to your first accommodation and picked up from your final destination. We include a brief for Ebikes, an explanation on how they work. Enjoy a bike tour through Provence, from 3 to 8 days, taking it easy or setting yourself more of a challenge, either way, you will fall in love with France’s rich and diverse landscape and culture.

  • 4. Reassurance

    Although our walking and cycling holidays in France are self-guided, we do all the groundwork to provide you with excellent, detailed written route notes and up to date GPS files. We book all transfers in advance so you don’t have to and we provide you with a 24/7 emergency telephone number. We are here to answer any questions, put an end to any doubt and assist you in any way we can whilst you are out on the trails.