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Levada Faja do Rodrigues

R208, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-221, Portugal
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Watch your head

If you are taller than 1,60m you will have to be careful with your head because the tunnels are... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Ronja_AufReisen
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Dresden, Germany
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Wonderful hike

This hike was well worth the 3 hours it took. The vegetation and scenery were out of this world... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Lovetotraveltimes
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Vancouver, Canada
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
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“long tunnel” (3 reviews)
“torches” (7 reviews)
“pylon” (2 reviews)
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R208, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-221, Portugal
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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
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Based on the reviews here on Tripadvisor, we decided to try out this levada instead of going where the crowds are. And we never regretted it. Beautiful landscape, great views and a couple of tunnels as a bonus (please make sure you have a torch...More

1  Thank Emilie P
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

This levada is difficult to find and not even close to the Trip Advisor map! All we can suggest is that you follow an uphill road towards a view point or keep to the line of electricity pylons (zig zag style up the hill). Once...More

1  Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We must admit we did not expect what this walk entailed! It was amazing!! Not too long but there was something to always look at. It started off very beautiful and got even better - the view of Sao Vicente, walking through a waterfall and...More

1  Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Very nice easy walk, exept for the tunnels. Make sure you bring a strong flashlight per person! The views are amazing, and the smell of the eaucalyptus- and laurelwood is so relaxing.

Thank Katrien D
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