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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually wanted to do the Levada do Alecrim. However we misunderstood the signs and after 20 minutes we realize we're doing the Levada do Risco. What a wonderful mistake!! It's so good to feel connected with the nature and in the end you'll find...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mafaldacmcn
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Easy route but from the route starting point. But from the free parking to the route starting point you will spend extra 30 minutes down and 50 minutes up... Unless you pay 3eur down and 3eur up for doing it in a 12-people-van...I suggest you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RomanticoBoreal
Reviewed July 8, 2019

We loved the drive up to the starting point of the hike. The hike itself was short but beautiful. We took the bus back up to the car for 3 euro each. Very much worth it if you are tired or in a rush. (The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lauren_Barr
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

The walk and the waterfall are pretty nice, but that’s about it. The tunnel and path was closed near the waterfall, and there is no apparent way to get at the bottom of it. Basically you get to a spot close to it where lots...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andrei O
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Average forest with very poor markings. We spent about 3 hours and were lost as there were some trails going nowhere. Some parts are very dangerous and unsuitable for the kids.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cat564
Reviewed February 10, 2019

This is one of dozen of walks and trails you can have on Madeira. For us it was one of the best, because it has got some part along levada, some part flat and some with a bit of walking up and down. We were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rafał W
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Nestor our eccentric guide with Pride of Madeira, knows his flora and fauna in the mountains of Madeira. The trek began at 4C so wear a coat and hat. Thankfully Nestor supplied torches for a long cold tunnel section. There is something soothing about walking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank macthedoc
Reviewed October 8, 2018

At less than 5km this is an easy walk - perfect for walking out the aches and pains of a previous days almost 15km walk. Stunning waterfall at teh end and short enough to take it at an easy stroll, although fairly busy compared to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Much more interesting route than Levada 25 fontains. In spite of the fact that it is much shorter, there is more interesting walking route finished by huge waterfall with closed tunnel. We walked about 11 km for 5,5 hours starting from Rabaçal upper bus stop,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice walk along river ( 1.8km) however to get there u have to do a 30 min walk from car parking ; or use shuttle ( 3 eur) definitely worth doing . We couldn’t do 25 fonte was too difficult walk so being able to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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