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Levada Rabaçal and 25 Fountains Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the lush scenery of Madeira island on a relaxed walking tour
  • Learn about the island’s unique landscape from a knowledgeable local guide
  • Experience waterfalls, wildlife, and a UNESCO-listed laurel forest
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Levada Rabaçal and 25 Fountains Walking Tour
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Levada Rabaçal and 25 Fountains Walking Tour
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Overview
Slow down and explore the lush heart of Madeira island on this half-day walking tour from Rabaçal to 25 Fountains. Led by a local guide, you’ll learn about Madeira’s levadas (canals), catch stunning views of Rabaçal Valley, wander through a laurel forest, watch for the elusive trocaz pigeon—a bird found only on Madeira—and marvel at the clear, green water of 25 Fountains.
What to Expect
The Levada Rabaçal begins in Paul da Serra, more precisely in Rabaçal. From this point we can observe one of the most beautiful valleys of Madeira, the Rabaçal Valley and down to the Forest House of Rabaçal. We walk in full Laurissilva Forest, a World Heritage site by UNESCO since 1999. After a few meters of pure beauty we make our first visit to the stunning waterfall of Risco.
All around you can be dazzled by the green beauty of the forest and the sound of nature, the natural heart of  Madeira Island
We can enjoy a variety of plant species. Among many species of birds, hopefully we can find the Trocaz Pigeon (columba trocaz trocaz) a unique species of Madeira. In the end we find the 25 Fontes and its beautiful green and fresh lagoon, surrounded by vines and giant ferns.
After appreciate its natural and breathtaking scenery, we go round the same track back.
Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile
Superb experience

We had a superb day guided by Sam who was very informative and took care to look after our safety. We were a small group of six people so were able to ask questions as we went along. Free pick up and return at our...More

2  Thank WirralTiger
Reviewed 30 November 2018
A Great Day of fun, slippiness & views.

We booked with Madeiralimo Tours. Absolutely spot on. Pick-up as arranged. 13 of us + Imelko our guide made 14! We stopped on the way for drinks, toilet,food. Imelko was so informative before we arrived at the start of the walk. Our group aged 25-70...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carole B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile
MB tours Levada walk

I have always wanted to do a Levada walk after my parents have raved about them! We went with MB tours and the guide was excellent . We started the day in glorious sunshine but sadly this was short lived and we walked for 2...More

Thank karenb21
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile
Wonderful interesting walk

We thoroughly enjoyed this “moderate” walk although all of us were over 60 we did it easily. Our guide, Georges was helpful and well prepared and the scenery was stunning. We too however would have wished the pace for the second part of the walk...More

5  Thank djne11026
Reviewed 9 September 2018
Beautiful nature, too bad they make you rush so much you can't enjoy it!

We booked this tour before leaving Madeira, hoping to enjoy one last time its amazing nature, see the fantastic 25 fontes and take some nice pictures to remember. Little did we know that we were on such a short schedule. The whole thing was so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank Destination494558
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