São Jorge extreme run #1

On land


Trail running

About this activity

This is a hard level 31km trail with skyrunning characteristics for the most radical ones.
This route begins at Calhau de São Jorge, from where we'll cross a path til an old bridge and climb up til the parish of Ilha.
Passing the site of Vale da Lapa, we'll climb through stone steps and wooden rolls to access Pico Ruivo's road.
Along the central mountain massif, we'll reach a technical trail that passes through Pico do Milhafre and Pico Canário and we started going down through a rail surrounded by centenarian heaths til Miradouro das Voltas. After a few meters, we'll reach Jogo da Bola and Fio, from where we'll go to the starting point.





Natural reserve


Laurel forest


Nature sports





  • • Share your love of running with a like-minded guide.
    • Enjoy the fantastic views into the heart of Laurens forest.
    • A great trail for those who want a mixture of mountains and forest.
    • Perfect to combine a cool running workout with the beautiful locations.

Good to know

  • • We speak English, Spanish and Portuguese during this activity.

What's included

  • • Experience Guide.
    • Insurance (as required by law).
    • A thermal blanket and a whistle.
    • A bottle of water and a two energy bars.
    • Pick-up and drop-off between Câmara de Lobos and São Jorge (Through Machico).
    • Other places Pick-up and drop-off can be arranged at the extra fee of €10 (You will be contacted and advised of the pick-up time.)

Travel plan

  • • Calhau de São Jorge
    • Ilha
    • Vale da Lapa
    • Pico Ruivo
    • Pico Canário
    • Miradouro das Voltas
    • Levada do Rei
    • Jogo da Bola
    • Fio
    • Calhau de São Jorge

Trail specifications

  • • Hike type: Running
    • Difficulty: Hard
    • Distance: 31km
    • Highest altitude: 1861
    • Unevenness: ±2900m

Minimum age




Monday At 08:00
Tuesday At 08:00
Wednesday At 08:00
Thursday At 08:00
Friday At 08:00
Saturday At 08:00
Sunday At 08:00
Adult € 95,00
  • This activity can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 24 hours after making the reservation, given that there are more than 24 hours until the scheduled departure. After that period cancellation fees may apply.
  • You must be at the agreed location 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Check your digital ticket after the reservation is made for more information.
5.0/5 Rating
€ 95,00 Adult