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This is one of the most popular walks on the island, a true masterpiece of nature. Descending from the famous plateau, Paúl da Serra, we arrive at the house of the Rabaçal shelter and from here we head towards the waterfall known as Risco. Then we descended to the levada of the 25 Fountains and walk until we come to a kind of pond or lagoon. This lagoon is located at the bottom of a rockface from where the 25 fountains cascade - thus they have given their name to this levada. On the way back the route takes us through a tunnel which also directs water to the south of the island.
It is maybe one of the most known levadas. Walking on this path, enjoy the contrast between light and shade appearing through the laurels and heathers that will keep you company on the way.
Difficulty: Easy and Moderate
Distance: 11 Km
Days: WEDNESDAY | SATURDAY
Duration: 9h00 | 17h00
Pick Up Funchal: 08h45-09h00 | Pick Up Caniço: 08h20-08h30
For your own safety, DG Travel may change, postpone or cancel the walks with short notice. This will only happen due to adverse weather conditions, landsliding or other reasons beyond or control.
Should you need to cancel your reservation, you will only be refunded, should your cancellation be made at least until 16h00 of the previous day of the tour/walk.
Please prepare yourself with good walking shoes/boots and a warm coat (in case of low temperatures in the mountains).
For full day walk, please pack a pic nic and water to take along, as such is not provided by DG Travel.