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Here is a list of all (*) the levadas in Madeira broken down by parishes: Achadas da Cruz: Moinhos, Pereiras, Achada da Arruda, Terça, Lagos and Pico da Azeveda; Arco da Calheta: Rabaçal, Madre Grande and Paul; Arco de São Jorge: Arco Pequeno; Água de Pena: Juncal, Nova do Furado, Moinho da Serra, Nova … Continue reading
Information on accessibility for disabled persons in Madeira Unfortunately, the island of Madeira is (still) rather difficult accessible for the disabled. Especially in the area of transportation the facilities for wheelchair users or people with mobility problems are rather poor. Public transport normally reserves certain seats for persons with motor disabilities, but these are not … Continue reading
Interview with Pedro Gomes, who is Software Engineer at the University of Madeira and one of the makers of the WalkMe App. What is WalkMe? WalkMe is an iOS and Android mobile application that aims to be a guide to all hikers in Madeira Island and Porto Santo, providing useful information about the levada walks … Continue reading
Levada Nova do Canhas begins in Calheta at hydroelectric plant, and from there you walk at an altitude of 650 meters into the valley of the Ribeira da Madalena and Canhas.
Madeira is well known for its Levadas and the facility it offers for you to use the paths next to these for leisure walking. Lately more and more visitors to Madeira are walking on these routes on their own. Majority of them are using various information they find in so called walking books that they … Continue reading