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Rainforest feel

+ Very nice nature with a rainforest feel. + Long tunnels leading to astonishing places on the edge... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Jose E
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Lovely walk

Good mainly flat walking but some of the paths are narrow with some impressive drops. Two short... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
SimonJ68_UK
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Coleford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

+ Very nice nature with a rainforest feel. + Long tunnels leading to astonishing places on the edge of mountains paths. + Steep slopes from mountain tops to bottom with surreal view points. + Fresh water strokes. + Waterfalls. - No secure paths. Fallen railing...More

Thank Jose E
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Good mainly flat walking but some of the paths are narrow with some impressive drops. Two short tunnels, the third is very long and you will get wet and you will bang your elbows and probably head. Torch is essential, one per couple of people...More

Thank SimonJ68_UK
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Our first foray into levada walking. This is an easy walk, but take a good torch for the tunnels. The last one is over 1km long and very narrow with low ceiling; at 1.80m I had to crouch the entire length of it!

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful Levada walk, for all the reasons noted by other reviewers - spectacular scenery, wonderful waterfalls, surrounded by rich and varied vegetation. We did not find it hard to find - drive all the way up through the village of Ginjas, past the last...More

Thank Emyr Wynne J
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

If you are taller than 1,60m you will have to be careful with your head because the tunnels are really low and the paths narrow. If you're shorter than that you're up for a treat: This is the one time in your life when you'll...More

Thank Ronja_AufReisen
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This hike was well worth the 3 hours it took. The vegetation and scenery were out of this world. There were several waterfalls along the way which were lovely. My pictures say it all.

Thank Lovetotraveltimes
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I would like to make some practical remarks here. First, by the time of writing the location is not correctly stated here on TripAdvisor. Instead, look for PR16 on Google Maps and it will take you to a sign that indicated the start of the...More

3  Thank EduardUtrecht
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Short 8km (return) levada with long tunnel at the end - 1km. You will need light, sometimes slippery, nice views, no people, recommended!

2  Thank Jakub S
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing levada hike! With the description of the other reviewers it wasn't hard to find. There are 3 tunnels, the third tunnel took us about 20 minutes. But it was worth it! After the third tunnel you get the source of the levada. I would...More

1  Thank Roos t
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We found a review about this walk on Tripadvisor, as we had just visited the Sao Vicente Caves. WoW so glad we done it! Finding the place is not the easiest as one other reviewer has stated, its not near the map as Tripadvisor has...More

1  Thank Colin D
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