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Stuning scenery and very steep heights. Took some nerve as someone who is a little vertigo. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lukas M
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Aalborg, Denmark
PR1 Vereda do Areeiro - Pico Ruivo

Also known as Highest Peaks. In this journey you can visit the three highest peaks of Madeira: Pico... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Ondrej_B89
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stuning scenery and very steep heights. Took some nerve as someone who is a little vertigo. It was worth it nevertheless, one of the best things to do in Madeira. I wouldn't go for it if weather conditions weren't great though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lukas M
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Also known as Highest Peaks. In this journey you can visit the three highest peaks of Madeira: Pico do Areeiro, Pico das Torres and Pico Ruivo. This is a mountain trail so it requires some physical preparation and endurance for hikers, who are faced with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Ondrej_B89
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We did this walk a couple of times on our last visit in November and were lucky to be above the clouds in beautiful sunshine each time - so when its like that its a great walk. However, unless you go on an organised trip...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

One of the best things I have saw in Madeira, the nature is so beautiful, lot of flowers "above the clouds". Have a flashlight as you need to go tunnels and sometimes it's totally dark inside.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Donatas D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Ignore the title, this is the walk, route PR 1.2 to the summit of PICO Ruivo, the highest point on Madeira. First, you need to get there, by car (as we did, a one hour drive from Funchal) or there are various organised walks, with...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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