Walking along the levadas is one of the main tourist attractions of Madeira Island, offering a unique and unforgettable experience, with magnificent views and in direct contact with an extraordinarily pure nature. But do you know the origin of these paths?
and plantations. Nowadays, the levadas are also a way to unleash our explorer spirit and discover the magnificent nature of Madeira Island, with landscapes and species of flora and fauna that are unique in the world.
production of sugar, known at the time as the “white gold”. Besides the sugar cane, the levadas were also very important to irrigate the vineyard plantations that gave origin to the emblematic and well known Madeira Wine.
Walking along one of the levadas of the island of Madeira is a must for anyone visiting the island. The options are many and for every taste, from the most popular like the Levada das 25 Fontes or Caldeirão Verde, to the less known as the Lagoa do Vento or Levada da Rocha Vermelha. It is worth venturing into this amazing nature!