Levada do Rei hike – PR18 Madeira

PR18 Levada do Rei Madeira Cover

Levada do Rei is perhaps the easiest and most accessible of the levadas that takes us to the heart of Madeira’s laurel forest. With about 5 km, this hike starts at the water treatment plant in Quebradas, São Jorge, and ends in Ribeiro Bonito, at the Levada’s source. Ribeiro Bonito and the surrounding area have …

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Hiking the 25 fountains Levada walk – PR6

PR 6 - Levada das 25 Fontes + levada do risco e túnel de acesso

Levada das 25 Fontes, or 25 fountains levada is probably the best known and most popular of the hikes in Madeira. It’s an almost flat walk that takes us through the laurel forest until reaching one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Madeira. The Levada do Risco is basically in the same place in the …

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10 best walkways in Portugal

Melhores passadiços de Portugal cover

Portugal is clearly a country of trends, and the walkways trend seems to be here to stay, at least for a while. We quickly went from having very few walkways in Portugal, to all regions having several. The best walkways in Portugal contribute to the local economy, attract people, have limited or a positive impact …

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