Walking Routes Update (14th March)

On 14th March IFCN announced the temporary closure of walking route PR 10 (Levada do Furado) owing to a rock fall.

The present list of closed routes includes:

  •     PR 1 - Vereda do Areeiro - Vereda Este (via Pico das Torres)
  •     PR 4 - Levada do Barreiro
  •     PR 7 - Levada do Moinho
  •     PR 10 – Levada do Furado
  •     PR 15 – Vereda da Ribeira da Janela
  •     PR 16 - Levada Fajã do Rodrigues
  •     PR 19 - Caminho real do Paul do Mar
  •     PR 20 - Vereda do Jardim do Mar
  •     PR 23 - Levada da Azenha

In addition, there are partial closures of routes PR 3 (Vereda do Burro) and PR 12 (Caminho Real da Encumeada).

The full list of the current state of walking routes can be found on the IFCN website. The temporary partial closure of PR 3 is described here. The partial closure of PR 12 for work on the hydroelectric plant continues.

These closures are for the safety of visitors and it is an offence to use the routes when they're closed.