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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

A great walk along the levada in the north west of the island. We went with Sara and Lido tours and had a fabulous day. Very informative. We would highly recommend this walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We walked this Lavada on 5/8/18 and to be fair to the authorities they had closed it but the barrier had been removed. The Lavada does have 2 footpath collapses after 1 & 2km approx. Both are passable with care but you will be exposed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Please beware that a part of the path is broken off. We started the path at the church this morning and found that after about 1km a 2.5-3m gap appears in the path. We did not deem it crossable and turned around. All that remains...More

Date of experience: June 2018
7  Thank Simon L
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Had a very lovely morning walking to levada do moinho. It was BEAUTIFUL -so many different landscapes and views! There were railings the majority of the way and only a few occassions where we had to walk a thin bit. One of us has a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

At the beginning of this trail stand out the well cultivated farmland, providing a pleasant sight to walkers. Among them stand out the fantastic panoramic views of the valley and the beautiful village of Ponta do Sol, that this route offers us. Enjoy the walk...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The hike offers amazing views and a great variety. Unquestionnably the highlight is the waterfall which appears after one has crossed a 200m tunnel. Further on the path leads you below the waterfall

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

sometimes sunny, sometimes foggy, sometimes dense forrest, sometimes burned forrest, sometimes jungle, sometimes typical european forest, meadows, relics from ice age, few waterfalls and cascades.. many stairs along the way... a bit harder to get to the levada (into two houses near the village center)

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank absolut2
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We started this levarda walk on the levarda nova and joined this walk to make a circular walk. We parked at the church and walked up the hill to the start of the nova trail. The walk was beautiful with breath taking views and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank 835josephc
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We started our walking from Achadas da Cruz as it is much easier to go down by levada then to climb up against its flow. There are no any tunnels so you don't need the flashlights but you need good boots as there are many...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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