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Levadas walk A total waste of money,and dangerous.when we got back to hotel,a staff member told us that 3 tourists had died there and I'm not in the least surprised, the paths were muddy and slippy.at one point the guide had to hold everyone's hands...More
I recommend this walk only out of season when levada paths are not so crowded - we did the walk mid december and it was nice to walk when there were not that many people. Next time I'm going to do the Levada walks without...More
I made late bookings for walks to Fanal on Friday and Pico Ruivo on Saturday. I even got discount for the second walk which was a nice gesture. I was very happy with both walks, they were very different, former being moderate and latter very...More
A great walk. Rita was extremely good at recounting local tales & history. Beautiful weather made it all the more memorable. Learned a lot about local fauna & flora. The "high" tea at the end of the walk at Rita's house was fabulous. The whole...More
Many of the levadas or 'hikes' are picturesque scenes that are from easy short walks to treacherous dangerous paths that you can get hurt if you fall, some tourists have died. My favorite is the levada moinho in Ponta do ol, About a 3 to...More
My wife and I did two Lavada walks, Ribero Frio and Hidden Corner [Kings Levada] we were led on both walks by Amilka who I must say was superb and very knowledgeable, the walks did need a head for heights, all the narrow paths with...More
The pick-up from my hotel was good and the taxi driver was friendly. We met up with other groups at a mini supermarket in the mountains.
It was clear from the start that our group of 20 was split into German and English speaking –...More