History of the Levadas of Madeira Island


The “Levadas” are walking trails along the maintenance path. It’s a portuguese word derived from the word “levar”, which means: to carry – translated as carriageway, defined as a mini-canal. The majority of madeiran’s lived along the coast and insight the sea, their forefathers were farmers who record  the island’s soil.…

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Madeira Flower Festival 2013 – “The route of flowers”

This year the  Flower Festival takes place from the 9th to the 15th of May in Funchal, and the theme is “The Route of Flowers”. This incredible event begins on Saturday morning with the Children’s Parade, which runs along the main streets of Funchal to the municipal Square for the construction of…

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Madeira Levada walks- “levada do Rei” with Madeira Adventure Kingdom

Madeira Adventure Kingdom has a new video about Levada do Rei (São Jorge) in the north side of the island. In this video you have the opportunity to return to the time of the discovery of the island, and walk inside the amazing “laurisilva” forest (World heritage by UNESCO since…

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