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Madeira Levada Walk - Caldeirao Verde

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    This walk begins at the Queimadas Forest Park at 980 meters above sea level, in the municipality of Santana, next to a shelter house with thatched roof, seems taken from a fairy tale. It is in the Laurissilva Forest, where you can enjoy a wide variety of plant species, some to highlight are the Stinklaurel (Ocotea foetens), the Laurel (Laurus novocanariensis), the Lily-of-the-Valley Tree (Clethra arborea), Common European Elder (Sambucus lanceolata), between others.

    The most visible bird species are the Chaffinch, the Firecrest, the Grey Wagtail, the Buzzard and with luck the Long-toed Wood Pigeon. As we walk along the Levada we find ourselves in a green and pleasant landscape. After passing by 4 natural tunnels, existing along the way, we find the beautiful Caldeirão Verde, a waterfall whose water falls in a beautiful lagoon of emerald green color. After appreciating this natural landscape, we go round the same track back to Queimadas Forest Park.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Sam made the day brilliant he was so knowledgeable and informative about the plants and the geographical features. During the walk he made sure all were comfortable with the pace

    Thank L6821UTdavids
    Reviewed May 2, 2019

    We booked with MB Travel at our hotel near the Lido. All straightforward and were picked up from our hotel on time. We then had to drive 1 hour to the very east of the island to pick up our guide and then further to...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank cestlaviex
    Reviewed December 20, 2018

    The levada walk was great in every aspect. Great scenery, great professional guide, great day. Thanks Carlos and Nunu (and sorry for possible misspelling of your names).

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank tiggeragain
    Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

    The Quemadas levada walk to Caldeirao Verde waterfall was the highlight of our Madeira vacation. Magical forest, green,green and wet. Breathtaking views of magnificent nature at its best!

    Thank M46_aruba
    Reviewed September 12, 2018

    Lovely day spent walking the levada from Queimadas to the Caldeirao Verde. Well worth going for the views but mind where you tread... the levada walls are treacherously narrow in parts and its a long drop. Take along a packed lunch with you! Walk could...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
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