If you are looking to explore some of the most amazing mountain landscapes of the east coast of Madeira while pedalling, the trail that connects João do Prado to Lamaceiros is the right choice.
This is a challenging trail, ideal for those who want to perfect their mountain biking technique.
Located in the municipality of Machico, this trail is 5.29 km long.
It is considered of moderate difficulty, with some technically more demanding areas.
The João do Prado - Lamaceiros trail passes through roads, small tracks and a 'levada'.
These are mostly dirt tracks, but there are also some quarries.
It runs between a maximum altitude of 1281 metres and a minimum altitude of 650 metres, but there are no climbs.
It consists mainly of descents.
This trail can be completed in about 45 minutes.
However, it should be noted that the most challenging areas, the steepest ones, are reserved for the end.
When you arrive at Caminho dos Lamaceiros, at the end of this adventure, you can refresh yourself at the bar in Lombo das Faias, while enjoying the predominant green shades of the surrounding scenery.
Distance: 5.29 km
Duration: 45 minutes
Start/End: João do Prado / Lamaceiros
Max. Altitude / Min. Altitude: 1281 m / 650 m