Have a drink of the local poncha

Have a drink of the local poncha

Made from sugar cane brandy, honey and lemons, poncha is the traditional drink of Madeira. It’s usually associated with Camara de Lobos but is loved (and sold) everywhere. Locals say it’s good for you because it contains a lot of vitamin C; all we know is, it's delicious.
Levada Nova

Levada Nova

Calheta, Madeira

Madeira is lined by miles of 'levada', which are mini-canals bringing water down from the lush mountains. This walk, which is around five or six miles, follows one through hills, forests, villages and fields....

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Lugar de Baixo Palace

Lugar de Baixo Palace

Ponta Do Sol, Madeira

This Romanesque-style building looks like it’s been plucked straight from a fairytale. Set on a hillside in Lugar de Baixo, this pretty pink palace is certainly something to tick off your Madeira bucket...

3.9 Km to Have a drink of the local poncha - Map

Levada do Norte

Levada do Norte

Madeira

The Levada do Norte is one of the largest water channels on the island. This easy and pleasant trail starts just below the well-known Cabo Girão viewing platform and stretches west towards the Boa Morte...

4.0 Km to Have a drink of the local poncha - Map