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Vereda da ilha

Start: Casa de Abrigo do Pico Ruivo

End: Freguesia da Ilha

Distance: 8,2 Km
Time: 3 h
Maxim altitude: 1764 m
Minim altitude: 485 m

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Levada das Funduras

Start: Viewpoint Portela
End: Maroços
Distance: 8678 m
Time: 3 h
Maxim altitude: 605 m
Minim altitude: 175 m

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Levada das 25 Fontes

Distance: 4,6 Km + (4,6 Km return)
Time: 3 h
Maxim altitude: 1290 m
Minim altitude: 900 m

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Levada do Moinho

Start: Ribeira da Cruz (E.R. 101)
End: Junqueira (Tornadouro)
Distance: 10,3 Km
Time: 3 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 900 m
Minim altitude: 496 m

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Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço

Start: E.R. 109
End: E.R. 109
Distance: 4 Km + (4 Km return)
Time: 2 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 110 m
Minim altitude: 5 m

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Levada do Caldeirão Verde

Start: Queimadas Forestry Park
End: Queimadas Forestry Park
Distance: 6,5 Km + (6,5 Km return)
Time: 5 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 980 m
Minim altitude: 890 m

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Levada do Furado

Start: E.R. 103 (Ribeiro Frio)
End: E.R. 102 (Portela)
Distance: 11 Km
Time: 5 h
Maxim altitude: 870 m
Minim altitude: 520 m

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Vereda dos Balcões

Start: E.R. 103 (Ribeiro Frio)
End: E.R. 103 (Ribeiro Frio)
Distance: 1,5 Km + (1,5 Km return)
Time: 1 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 630 m
Minim altitude: 630 m

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Caminho Real da Encumeada

Start: Boca da Corrida Belvedere
End: E.R.228 (Encumeada)
Distance: 12,5 Km
Time: 6 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 1340 m
Minim altitude: 940 m

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Levada dos Cedros

Start: E.R. 209 (Fanal)
End: E.R.209 (Curral Falso)
Distance: 5,8 Km
Time: 3 h
Maxim altitude: 1130 m
Minim altitude: 840 m

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Levada da Ribeira da Janela

Start: E.R. 209 (Curral Falso)
End: Ribeira da Janela
Distance: 2,7 Km
Time: 1 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 820 m
Minim altitude: 400 m

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Levada da Fajã do Rodrigues

Start: Ginjas
End: Ginjas
Distance: 3,9 Km + (3,9 Km return)
Time: 3 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 580 m
Minim altitude: 580 m

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Caminho do Pináculo e Folhadal

Start: Lombo do Mouro
End: Encumeada
Distance: 14 Km
Time: 6 h 30 m
Maxim altitude: 1620 m
Minim altitude: 1000 m

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Levada do Rei

Start: ETAR de S. Jorge
End: ETAR de S. Jorge
Distance: 1,8 Km
Time: 1 h 20 m
Maxim altitude: 535 m
Minim altitude: 35 m

Most popular Levada walks of Madeira with map guide of footpaths of Madeira. 
 
Guided walks are leaded by a mountain guide and there are a few aspects that may be relevant for choosing this service:
  • The guide usually provides specific information about the flora, fauna and historical context of the course that is covered
  • Guided walks are usually done in groups of 15 to 30 people and have an average cost of around 20 to 40 euros.
  • The transport to the starting point and / or end of the walk is guaranteed by the company
  • The tour must be followed to the rhythm of the guide and the group, following the “rules” and stops included in the program
  • Offers a higher degree of confidence for those who do not want to travel on their own
Walking by your own:you can also choose to discover nature on your own way:
  • You can enjoy the walk at your own pace, stopping to take pictures or simply to enjoy the surroundings
  • In order to get more specific or scientific information it will be necessary to carry out a more in-depth research
  • It is important and recommended to get updated information about the trail and the weather, as well as taking with you a map or a device with GPS and offline map.
  • On non circular trails, you should get back to the starting point where you left your car / transport.
 
Whether with a guide or on your own, enjoy nature in safety!

Most popular Levadas: 
Vereda da Ilha
Levada das Funduras
Levada das 25 Fontes
Levada do Moinho
Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço
Levada do Caldeirão Verde
Levada do Furado
Vereda dos Balcões
Caminho Real da Encumeada
Levada dos Cedros
Velada da Ribeira da Janela
Levada da Fajã do Rodrigues
Caminho do Pináculo e Folhadal
Levada do Rei