Vereda do Chão dos Louros

Trail running in Vereda do Chão dos Louros is one of the most exciting ways of enjoying an invigorating adventure in the imposing mountains of the island of Madeira.
It is, therefore, a unique opportunity to access some of the most amazing landscapes in the region, while challenging the limits of one's body.


The Vereda do Chão dos Louros trail running route is 13.26 km long.
Considered to be highly difficult, it is recommended only for athletes with more experience in this sport.
The level difference of the climbs reaches a total altitude of 886 metres.
It is, however, surpassed by the negative level difference: the descents add up to 1294 metres.


This trail begins at Boca da Corrida, in the parish of Jardim da Serra.
Located at an altitude of over 1000 metres, this place offers a privileged view over the Curral das Freiras valley, Eira do Serrado and Madeira's peaks.


Along the way, athletes will pass by emblematic places such as Pico Grande, where they will have access to a flawless perspective, and the surprising Vereda dos Currais.
Finally, it ends at Chão dos Louros, municipality of São Vicente, in the heart of the Laurissilva forest.
Distance: 13.6 km
Difficulty: Difficult
Start/End: Boca da Corrida (Jardim da Serra) / Chão dos Louros (São Vicente)
Level difference +: 886 m
Level difference -: 1294 m
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