Portela / Maiata / Boca do Risco / Maroços circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos

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Portela / Maiata / Boca do Risco / Maroços circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Porto da Cruz / MachicoCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)24Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RoutePortela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #15,14,11. A long circuit, but a highly rewarding day walk giving a taste in one day of vitually everything Madeira has to offer while walking. The coastal balcony path is particularly pretty, as is the levada section above the terracotta rooves Maroços
Road leading up through Larano, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP187

Ponta de São Lourenço from nr Ponta do Espigão Amarelo, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP103

Pico do Arieiro (1818) (L) and Pico das Torres (1851) (MR) above Cruz da Guarda from nr Larano, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP102

Ribeira Seca and upper Machico from above Levada do Caniçal, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP105

Agapanthus in Ribeira Grande, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP108

Maroços and Levada do Caniçal, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP111

Maroços (Ribeira das Cales) and Levada do Caniçal, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Machico, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP114

Penha de Águia (R) from along Camino Municipal below Portela, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP183

Houses in Cruz da Guarda from Camino Municipal between Portela and Porto da Cruz, Portela - Maiata - Larano - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal - Maroços - Portela (T), Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal, 9-Jun-03, AP184