- Water - Seeds for the birds! - Waterproof hiking shoes - Energy + protein packed snacks - Money for the restaurant ;)
The trail is located in the Ribeiro Frio Natureal Park just north of Funchal. It's one of the highest parts of Madeira and almost right in the center of the island.
Distance: 2.9 km return / 1.8 miles return Elevation: Roughly 60 m / 197 ft. elevation gain Type: In-and-out trail Length: 1-1.5 hours (includes time at Balcões Viewpoint) Difficulty: Easy (short and flat levada trail) Rating: 4/5