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Levada Walks - oficial

Discover a fantastic levada natural world... The excitement is, undoubtly, guaranteed! Madeira Island natural beauty and its majestic sceneries invite to the practice of pleasant and invigorating levada walks through the famous "Levadas"! The "Levadas" are a remarkable, ingenious irrigation system that was developed in the 16th century by the first settlers, to distribute water from the high mountain springs to the slopes and valleys. Nowadays, there are around 1400 km of Levadas in Madeira ready for you to explore and discover breathtaking views.

PR16 Levada Fajã do Rodrigues

This trail begins at Ginjas in the municipality of São Vicente and follows the walkway beside the Fajã do Rodrigues levada or the Fajã da Ama Levada

PR15 Vereda da Ribeira da Janela

This route links the settlement of Ribeira da Janela and the forested area above it, running at elevations between 820 and 400 metres

PR14 Levada dos Cedros

This trail begins at Regional Highway E.R. 209 next to the well-known area of Fanal on the Paúl da Serra plateau and follows the Cedros Levada until it reaches the parish of Ribeira da Janela

PR13 Vereda do Fanal

This trail starts near the E.R. 209 on the Paul da Serra plateau and ends near the Forest Police Station in Fanal

PR12 Vereda da Encumeada

This levada walk begins at the Boca da Corrida belvedere and runs along elevations between 1340 and 940 metres, crossing part of the Central Mountainous Massif along the foot of the highest peaks of the island of Madeira

PR11 Vereda dos Balcões

This trail begins at regional highway E.R.103 at Ribeiro Frio and follows the levada of Serra do Faial, providing access to the Balcões belvedere

PR10 Levada do Furado

This trail begins at Ribeiro Frio in the municipality of Santana and follows the pathway accompanying the levada of Serra do Faial at an elevation of 860 metres up to the station where the waters divide

PR9 Levada do Caldeirão Verde

This levada walk begins at the Queimadas Forestry Park and winds along the walkway of the levada of Caldeirão Verde at 990 m elevation, in the municipality of Santana

PR8 Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço

This levada walk follows S. Lourenço Point, the eastern-most peninsula of Madeira island, named after the caravel sailed by Jo&ão Gonçalves de Zarco, one of the three discoverers of Madeira island,

PR7 Levada do Moinho

This trail begins at the E.R.101 regional road, by the Ribeira da Cruz River, which separates the Porto Moniz Municipal area from the Calheta Municipal area
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