With its location just 300 km off the coast of Africa, the Portuguese island of
Madeira in February has an average high
temperature of 16 degrees with some days reaching 23. Called the
"Garden Island of the Atlantic", Madeira's sub-tropical climate
exotic vegetation. But the island is known for more than just its
flowers. It has highly regarded wine, beautiful scenery and
European culture. For walkers it offers scenic footpaths along the many "levadas"
HF Holidays offer a one week guided walking and sightseeing holiday based
at the ocean-front Galosol Resort. This 4-star hotel is picturesquely
set above the Atlantic. Known as an "active hotel", the resort offers
many activities with indoor and outdoor pools, fitness centre, yoga
classes, spa and rental bikes. A nearby bus stop offers easy
access to the town of Funchal where you will find botanical gardens,
whale watching tours, shops and cafes.
- Walk along Madeira's levadas. Choose from
easy walks or ones that are more
- Enjoy a day
of sightseeing in historic Funchal.
- Try an optional
- Admire the amazing
variety of exotic flowers in Madeira's many
- Savour unusual tropical fruit.
- Listen to a
Portuguese Fado singer as you sip Madeira
- Participate in
morning yoga classes.
About HF Madeira walking holiday:
We stay at the same hotel for the entire holiday. You can choose a
nine night holiday or a thirteen night holiday to combine it with
flights from Toronto. On four days there is a choice of
guided walks (an easier walk or one that is a little more challenging).
On one day we have a guided sightseeing tour. The remaining days
you are free to explore on your own or to enjoy the resort facilities.
Breakfast and dinners are included.
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