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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Seven of us, ages 9 to 76 years, strolled for about 7 km between Monte and Camacho, stopping at a cafe just before Camacho. Unfortunately the entrance to the levada at Monte, near the cable cars, is still closed while several machines repair the pathway....More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly, unless you are on your own, don't waste money doing this walk as any organised tour. We did it as a family of four for 8 euros each, much better than the 25 - 27 euros each most companies charge. From the Porto Mate...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We even take our dogs...a great walk all the way from Camacha to Portela or Ribeira Frio.....trees, valley views, tumbling waterfalls and levadas. Whilst most of the Da Serra levada is dry the stage between Santo da Serra is now running with water ...lovely and...More

1  Thank CasaParsons
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

One of the easiest Levada walks. Still recommend go in twos at least. Anyone can fall on a hot or cold/foggy day. This describes Rochao to Choupana. We caught the 129 bus from the Teleferico terminus . 10 or 11 am seems good time. Stopped...More

2  Thank RichardBlakey
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The trail along the Levada Da Serra Do Faial is an easy walk for anyone. The tail is almost completely flat and provides beautiful views of the valleys and eucalyptus forests whose fragrance is magical. The walk incorporates a short cafe break and there are...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We booked half day - Levada walk with our x2 boys 10 and 13. Booked this one because difficulty level 'easy' promised spectacular views and 'Sierra' just north west of our accommodation and Praia de Formosa. Walk didn't disappoint. Walking inter-dispersed with regular stops to...More

3  Thank robin d
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The levada walk in itself is quite easy, wide paths to walk on and not too many downhill / uphills. Nice walk to do when you want to get away from Funchal city centre for a while. Not that amaizing views or specialities to see,...More

4  Thank Riku1
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Also known as Paradise Valley. A hidden forest, a paradise to discover. This walk begins in Choupana, in the highlands of Funchal, at the south of Madeira Island and takes hikers on a journey full of pleasant green tones of the forest of the island....More

8  Thank Otto_Hettie
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This was our first levada walk. We took the bus from Funchal and asked the driver to let us know where to get off. He was very helpful and when we arrived at the stop, he called out to us. (Fare was very reasonable too....More

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