Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Portugal - Lakes / Rivers / Waterfalls

Caldeirão Verde / do Inferno Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHills, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, SantanaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteQueimadas - Levada do Caldeirão - Caldeirão Verde - Caldeirão do Inferno - return
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #23. A walk into a damp green world high in the Madeiran mountains above a deep remote valley, the terrain made passable with the help of many tunnels.
Levada do Caldeirão Verde, nr Caldeirão Verde, Queimadas - Levada do Caldeirão - Caldeirão Verde - Caldeirão do Inferno - return (T), Santana, Madeira, Portugal, 12-Jun-03, AP124

Levada do Caldeirão Verde, from beyond Caldeirão Verde, Queimadas - Levada do Caldeirão - Caldeirão Verde - Caldeirão do Inferno - return (T), Santana, Madeira, Portugal, 12-Jun-03, AP125

  
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo (Prazeres) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, CalhetaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteSão Lourenço - Raposeira - Prazeres
NotesRating 9/10, Landscapes #41, Classic levada walking through quiet villages and adricultural terraces between with plenty of flowers in June. This was my favourite levada walking in Madeira.
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, nr H124, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP99

Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo leading to Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP130

Garden along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP131

Road crossing Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP132

Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo nr Prazeres, Prazeres, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from São Lourenço to Prazeres (T), Calheta, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP134

   
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo (São Lourenço) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Ponta do PargoCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #40, Classic levada walking through quiet villages and adricultural terraces between with plenty of flowers in June. This was my favourite levada walking in Madeira.
Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in São Lourenço leading to Raposeira, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP162

Track leading down from Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo to E of Ribeirados Marinheiros, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP159

Pink and White Valerian along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo nr Lombada dos Marinheiros, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP157

Village in Ribeira de São João, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP160

Hydrangea along Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in São Lourenço, Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo, section from nr Lombada dos Marinheiros to São Lourenço (T), Ponta do Pargo, Madeira, Portugal, 6-Jun-03, AP161

   
Levada da Central da Ribeira da Janela Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHills, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Porto MonizCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesRating 5/10, Landscapes #42. A walk along a quiet deep, green valley
Levada da Fajã do Rodrigues Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, São VicenteCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteMiradouro to waterfall and return
NotesRating 6/10, Landscapes #29. Miradouro village itself is scenic, this short walk leads up the the levada behind the village past some good swimming spots.
Levada dos Tornos (Camacha) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, CamachaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteLombo Grande to Camacha
NotesRating 8/10, Landscapes #7. A good levada walk leading in and out of forest and contouring around steep valleys between quiet villages.
Levada dos Tornos close to tunnel W of Pico de Gaula, Levada dos Tornos, section from Lombo Grande to Camacha (T), Camacha, Madeira, Portugal, 8-Jun-03, AP181

Levada dos Tornos at palm tree below Camacha, Levada dos Tornos, section from Lombo Grande to Camacha (T), Camacha, Madeira, Portugal, 8-Jun-03, AP182

  
Levada dos Tornos (Ribeira do Boaventura) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, CamachaCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteLombo Grande - Levada dos Tornos - Ribeira do Boaventura nr Ribeira do Eixo
NotesRating 7/10, Landscapes #7. A pleasant levada walk countouring around seemingly endless valleys, although it feels less rustic than perhaps the Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo in the west of Madeira.
Levadas nr Rabaçal Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHills, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMadeira, Paúl da SerraCountryPortugal  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteStart/Finish walk on rd 211 1.5 km SW of junction from rd 110, walking first through tunnel to Rabaçal
NotesRating 4/10, Landscapes #37. A walk taking in damp gullies with high waterfalls and lots of damp, earthy vegetation.
Risco Waterfall and Risco Levada, nr Rabaçal, Rabaçal's Levadas (T), Paúl da Serra, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP95

Along Levada das 25 Fontes, nr Rabaçal, Rabaçal's Levadas (T), Paúl da Serra, Madeira, Portugal, 4-Jun-03, AP96