10 – Levada do Moinho
Full-Day Madeira Island Walk
under age 11
09h00 – 16h45
10 – Levada do Moinho
Embark on a journey through the captivating Levada do Moinho in Ponta do Sol, on Madeira island. A full-day adventure that will take you along a picturesque trail that combines two distinct levadas, Levada do Moinho, and Levada Nova.
With a moderate difficulty level, this walk offers breathtaking views, endemic flora and fauna, transcending waterfalls, and memorable 360 views of the valley and the charming Village of Ponta do Sol.
An experience that will start near the lovely church of Ponta do Sol, the Levada do Moinho will charm you with its natural wonders. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambience as you follow the gently flowing waters of Levada dos Moinhos.
The vibrant endemic flora, creates a feast for all your senses, throughout the entire well-maintained trail.
As the journey continues, the Levada do Moinho transitions to the captivating Levada Nova, providing a fresh perspective on the surrounding landscapes.
Here, you will be able to marvel at uninterrupted views of the valley and let the soothing sounds of the waterfalls serenade you along the way. Each step will unveil new and beautiful wonders of what Madeira has to offer you.
Take into consideration that if you or anyone from your group has vertigo, we do not advise you to go on this journey, due to its heights. Also, come prepared to use a flashlight to navigate some short tunnels, bringing another exciting element to this adventure.
In order to complete this exciting 11-kilometer experience, it will take approximately 4.5 hours. We advise you to come with appropriate dressing and footwear for these types of walks.
Additionally, don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the most beautiful memories that you will create of your Madeira epic experience.
Join Madeira Happy Tours on this unforgettable exploration of the Levada do Moinho, our experienced guides will make sure that you have a safe and fascinating journey from beginning to end.
What to Bring?
According to the time of the year that you chose to walk in Madeira and taking into consideration our changeable weather, it is necessary to be well prepared for the Levada walks and the mountain trails.
Proper boots or walking shoes with a good grip;
An all-weather jacket is a perfect choice for the walks;
Bring a flashlight or your mobile telephone with a flashlight to help you cross some of the tunnels in certain walks;
A walking stick can be suitable and useful for some of our guests to feel more confident.