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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
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
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
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
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)
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
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