This road cycling tour in Madeira will start in Poiso area, 1380m above sea level, near the restaurant “Casa De Abrigo Do Poiso” where You will have an opportunity to drink coffee (“Bica”, Madeirian espresso) just before the tour. Away from cities, we will start our ride!
During the first 7 km with 450 m uphill and average 6% grade, we will admire stunning views of Funchal, South and North sides, Parco Ecologico and the highest peaks of Madeira. The first destination is Pico do Arieiro (1818m) – the third highest peak in Madeira and the first highest which is possible to reach by bike!
Are You interested in a challenge? Save Your energy and just before the peak of Pico do Arieiro smash the car parking and sprint the last 100m into 18% uphill section! Check out for the KOM or QOM!
We will stop on Pico do Arieiro to take some photos, have a small snack in the cafe. If the day is cloudy, it is possible that we will be just above the clouds! Stunning views!
After a short break, we will have 2 km of downhill and we turn to perfect quality road, which was built a few years ago. The next 9 km will be quite easy, only with 170m uphill. We will cross near Pico do Cedro, appreciate amazing views and will have an opportunity to see different flora in Madeira. Depend on the time of year, the peaks can be painted by yellow flowers, green or brown bushes.
An additional 2 km and we will reach Eira do Serrado (1095m), from there we can full view to Nun’s Valley. Depend on the group, we will have an opportunity to go down to Nun’s Valley by tunnel or start our descent to Funchal.
The final 10 km with 10% grade is decent to Funchal! After the tour, we will stop in one of the local bakeries or restaurants depend on the group.
Suitable for: different fitness level cyclists.
Road Quality: between good and perfect for road cycling.
Conditions: You must know how to ride a bike and have the adequate physical and technical level required for this tour, as described.
Bicycle: High-Quality aluminum bike included! Carbon bike + 10 eur. Our bikes list: bikes rental.
If You are the only one cyclist, contact us and we will see if we can find a group for You to join or we will suggest a private tour.
Our tours can many times be changed and personalized to improve the overall group experience.
If You are not sure if this tour fits Your preparation, contact us and we are more than happy to help You!
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Tours: Mon – Sun 9.00 – 20.00
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