PR1.1 vereda da ilha
|Dificulty Level:Medium||Distance:8,2 Km|
|Start: Pico Ruivo||Finish: Pico Ilha|
|Time(going): 3 hrs||Time(back): 3 hrs|
|Highest point: 1764 m||Lowest point: 485 m|
|Leaflet (Detailed Info PR1.1-Ilha Footpath)|
|Nº: Unavailable |||Schedule |||nearby walk: Only by car|
This levada incorporates a drop of 1376 metres, and the climb up or down should be done slowly, taking in the landscape. Starting the levada at the Pico Ruivo government house, and after climbing up to the mountains highest peak, following PR1.2, it goes down to the Ilha parish. A the hamlet of Vale da Lapa you will walk over the Vale da Lapa tunnel where the trail meets PR9 - Levada do Caldeirão Verde, which begins and ends at Queimadas Forest Park.
ATTENTION: Weather is subject to frequent changes, take warm clothing.