Quinta Grande And Levada Do Norte Walk

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This easy, half day walking tour will take you along one of the most important levadas in Madeira, complete with breathtaking views. You will also visit the Cabo Girao View Point.

Madeira's levadas are irrigation channels created in the 15th century to bring mountain water down to the agricultural fields and today are a unique way to explore the beautiful island of Madeira.

Enjoy this wonderful opportunity to experience in a small group and away from the large crowds. A fascinating day awaits you as you are provided with a qualified mountain guide, who will walk with you along the Levada do Norte, one of the most important levadas on the island. Enjoy 5 kilometers (3 miles) of accessible paths, agricultural fields and magnificent views of the village of Camara de Lobos, as well as the parish of Campanario.

Following the walk you will journey over to Cabo Girao View Point on the highest sea cliff in Europe for breathtaking views of the surrounding villages and the Pacific Ocean below. The truly adventurous can test their bravery by walking along the suspended glass platform.

Book this 2-hour scenic walk (4 hour total duration) now and remember to bring your camera to capture memories that will last a lifetime!

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from $40.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Active, Scenic, Cultural
Tour Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not included.
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes (no flip-flops, or sandals) or hiking boots. Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are suggested. You should bring along a bottle of water and a granola bar or candy bar and a light weight, waterproof jacket. The weather can change quickly.
Guests must be able to walk a roughly 3 miles (5 kms) over 2 hours with varying terrain with inclines and steps.Due to the quick pace, this tour is not suitable for any mobility restricted traveler including guests who need to sit and rest periodically. Parents with small children should take the terrain into consideration and use a baby carrier instead of a stroller since the paths are not all accessible to baby carriages. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.