Elevation gain 1602 m | Distance 13.3 km | Altitude min. 424 m | Altitude max. 1325 m

Chão dos Louros trail run route

Chão dos Louros – Rosário – Folhadal – Encumeada – Chão dos Louros

This trail starts from the picnic area of the Chão dos Louros, and then goes down toward the Rosário. After reaching Rosário the ascent goes through farmland to Achada do Loural, crossing the Levada do Rodrigues, where we enter a trail in the Folhadal area inside the Laurel Forest. Reaching the Levada do Norte, going left and following to Encumeada, along the trail we can see the whole valley of São Vicente, the Pináculo and the central mountain ridge of Madeira Island.

In Encumeada, we go down again through trails back to Chão dos Louros.

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