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Levada do Castelejo

Machico, Madeira 9225, Portugal
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20 Feb 2017
“A 5.5 kms very nice leisure walk”
9 Feb 2016
“Easy to access wild”
Machico, Madeira 9225, Portugal

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We did this easy 5.5 kms, mostly flat, but really nice walk. The company is called "Levada walking tours" I believe. The guide was Samuel, very good English and German speaking, who gave us a lot of information about this water-system, and showed us many...More

Thank Anne-Marie D
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Access from expressway and follow campo do fotball signs. There is parking there and a path up the hill to the levada. From here you have two walks. Right takes you to the wild. The path is narrow but easy walking. The guide books show...More

2  Thank LandSMansfield
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We went on 3 levada walks and this was probably the most enjoyable because it was not as enclosed by trees as the others and it was easier to enjoy the views. Since it follows the contours of the hills it is fairly level, but...More

5  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The satnav in our hire car got us there but make sure you turn your car around further up the road so that you are facing downhill when you park, we got there early and the road was full when we got back. A gentle...More

4  Thank germaine62
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I have my favourite places on the islands, most of them levadas, and this is one of those I keep returning to. The bus from Funchal to Cruz leaves 10:00 and takes about an hour and a half, there are several options available to return...More

5  Thank Jonas C
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Sometimes it's important to take the time to look back and see where you've been. We combined this walk with a forest walk that starts in Sao Roque do Faial. The forest walk opened in 2011 is quite steep in places and not recommended for...More

3  Thank Keith B
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This Levada is easy to access from Funchal on the 53 SAM bus to Faial. The bus stop is at Cruz outside a cafe. The walk is clearly signposted on the left side of the road.You have two options as the Levada splits.Our choice was...More

3  Thank George647
Reviewed 2 January 2013 via mobile

Very easy walking. Parking limited at start. Easy to follow path with hand rails where needed. Ends at riverbed with wire suspension bridge ( rickety!) and picnic bench.

4  Thank David B
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