Funchal Ecological Park

Located north of the capital of Madeira, the Funchal Ecological Park offers the most experienced trail runners a challenging and intense trail, in constant contact with the exuberance of Nature.


This trail, considered to be highly difficult, is 18.83 km long.
Altogether, the various climbs of the trail running route have a level difference of 835 metres.
In turn, the descents have a total level difference of 841 metres.


The Funchal Ecological Park trail is circular.
As such, it begins and ends at Chão da Lagoa, which belongs to the parish of Monte.
The impressive breadth of this space invites a long and powerful running experience, overpowered by green landscapes of great natural beauty.


The trail running route of the Funchal Ecological Park connects Casa do Burro to Montado do Pereiro.
In between, it crosses emblematic places of the island such as Levada do Blandy, which carries water from Areeiro to Camacha, or Pico da Lenha, with an altitude of 1351 metres. The entire run is accompanied by exotic botanical species, which convey to the experience a unique ambience.
Distance: 18.83 km
Difficulty: Difficult
Start/End: Chão da Lagoa (Monte) / Chão da Lagoa (Monte)
Level difference +: 835 m
Level difference -: 841 m
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