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Casa da Montanha

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Mandatory stop if you are hiking the mountain. You have to register yourself at the shelter and pay... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Navan, Ireland
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Mt Pico home base

Open until about 6pm they offer a basic coffee/tea and pastry selection as well as a clean bathroom... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
New York City, New York
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The Mountain's House (CM) is an obligatory stop at Pico Mountain. Its main goal is to support those who want to make the climb to the mountain and to make the registration and control in accordance with the regulation. The CM is complemented by a...more
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Caminho Florestal, 9 | Candelaria, Madalena, Pico 9950, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

went there and felt lost , no staff to ask anything, lots of visitors descending or ascending the mountain, people coming and going, nosure indication... we finally discovered the receptin in the middle of the masses...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drchrysc
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Mandatory stop if you are hiking the mountain. You have to register yourself at the shelter and pay a fee to climb up. The guides also provide you with a GPS and weather advices.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The reason our climb up Mt. Pico was made so memorable was because of this wonderful place called Casa Montanha. Many reviewers have noted logistical details related to this place. But I wanted to take a moment to mention the awesomeness of the staff, esp...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Climbing is extremely difficult from a physical point of view, it took me 3 hours but I had friends that could not finish. Be aware that it is not easy, it is important to have experience climbing elevation. But the view and experience is like...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank stefantdr
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Open until about 6pm they offer a basic coffee/tea and pastry selection as well as a clean bathroom for use. There are tvs set up by the front desk where you can view the weather conditions as well as see video footage from the various...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 526jt
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you want to climb Pico mountain, you start in this place. You pay 10 euros to climb Pico and 2 additional euros to climb Piquinho. You sign a document confirming that you take the full responsibility of yourself and are aware of the risks....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TeReMe27
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We climbed up, but it was grueling for me. My husband had no trouble, and I thought I would be okay, as an avid runner and in good shape. The climb up was hard, and only decently marked, but we figured it out. I was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Basic food and drink offering. The house is big and great, but do not expect the usual warm food selection you are used to in the Alps.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank katafazekas22
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The staff are friendly and knowledgeable if you are interested in climbing Pico. There is an interesting (brief & free) movie about the mountain. The toilets are clean. The cafe/bar serves tea (amongst other things) and when the weather is clear there is a great...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank NMMc
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is an easy and very scenic drive from the ferry port. The mountain house is the trailhead for the mountain climb. Permits are issued here and for a fee of 12€ they provide you with a gps device/ two way radio so they can...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank seafare74
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13 August 2017|
Response from Fred M |
About 100 euros from 2 to 4 people
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Response from KHealyO | Reviewed this property |
Contact Caminhando (a tour company) in Madalena. Very knowledgeable guides!