Levada do Castelejo, Machico

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  • One of the easiest trails in Madeira, suitable for all ages, with access in a village in Porto da Cruz, crossing a flat rural land, accompanied by a Levada all the time, ending in the Castelejo and overlooking the famous Penha D'águia. Beginning in the area of Refertas, in Porto da Cruz, this trail leads the walkers for a journey full of various species of endemic flora and fauna, besides beautiful landscapes that show some of the rural beauty and tradition of this island. The first part of the trip ends near the imposing Rocha da Penha D'águia and the picturesque buildings that constitute the neighboring villages in the rural area of Madeira, enjoying the small lots and local agricultural crops, carefully crafted by Residents of the area. DETAIL: Total distance between the start area (Referta) to the Castelejo: 5 km. difficulty: Easy. Duration: 2 hours from start to finish. Altitude min/max: 283 m/332 m
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  • Referta to Castelejo is an easy 5.5km walk that takes about 2 hours with a guide. A guided walk is a good idea as you are transported there and back, with explanations of what you are seeing and passi...  more »
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