Levada do Norte

From: 27/per person

Quick Details

  • Availability: Friday.
  • } Duration: In total, including with transportation this tour takes about 4 hours, being the hiking time around 2 hours.
  • Distance: 6 Km.
  • Highest Point: 560m.
  • Lowest Point: 550m.
  • Location: Campanário.
  • Difficult: Relaxing levada walk.

From: 27/per person

Levada do Norte

Highlight:
  • Easy and relaxing levada walk with stunning views over the south coast of Madeira Island.
  • This trail focusses in one part of Levada dos Tornos, which is one of the most important in Madeira´s levada network.
  • You will be spellbound by stupendous views over rural villages, fertile terraces, vineyards and the different hues of Atlantic Ocean.

About Levada do Norte

This magnificent Levada do Norte starts just below the widely known Cabo Girão, one of the highest cliffs in Europe. During the walk, for approximately 2 hours, you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, green fields, plantations, some houses and traditional buildings of Madeira. If you are lucky enough, you might meet the farmers who are always very eager to share their agricultural experience with the tourists. The route leads to the area the Campanário and Ribeira Brava, and the views at the end of the walk, are just breathtaking!
FAQs
What is included in the price?
Official mountain guide, transportation and personal insurance (according with the Portuguese law).
What is a levada walk?
The Levadas are a series of channels carved into in the cliff faces, carrying water from the mountainous north to the farms and plantations of the south, the oldest of which have been around for over 500 years. Nowadays are one of the most important touristic attraction on the island.
This hike is ideal for me?
The levada do Norte is an easy levada walk, to do it you don´t need to be a hiking expert you just need to be in relatively good shape to hike during approximately 2 hours. If you hear about Levadas and you are curious about it this is the best walk for start exploring the island.
What kind of equipment I need to bring?
For this kind of easy levada walk we recommend you bring comfortable clothes, rain and sun protection and good shoes (never sandals or flipflop). Also, we recommend you to bring plenty of water and some fruit if you want.
Is food included on the tour?
In the easy levada walks the food is not included and we are not able to provide you picnics pack but no worries you will be back at time for the lunch.
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