Excellent, see my review of Daniel's taxis for more details, but however you choose to visit, don't miss this treat.
About Valley of the Nuns
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This valley can be seen from several different locations and you get a separate perspective from each one. Although it is called the Valley of the Nuns there are now no longer any living in the valley. The name comes from some Nuns escaping Pirates...More
There are two parts to the Valley of the Nuns - one is a spectacular viewpoint at the top of the volcano, overlooking a steep valley and the other is the actual village in the valley below. We had a hire car so this was...More
View from Eira do Serrado viewing point well worth the effort of the hairpins to get there. You can see part of the old road down into the valley from there too, can understand why its closed to traffic - did my vertigo no good...More
1. Worth seeing the valley from the observation point. There was a small hotel with a café and gift shop with restrooms. You probably need around 30 minutes max. I booked a tour, but you can do it on your own, but probably with a...More
Enjoyed a tour which went to the viewing platform above it which had a super cafe and gift shop. Was quite stunning looking down. The valley floor was quite god with the town preparing for a festival. There were several cafes and all shops eager...More
Haven't actually visited the valley itself but stopped at an observation point on the way back to Funchal from Pico Arieiro.
We visited here whilst on an open top jeep tour. Its so worth a visit as the history of the nuns and the scenery are breathtaking. This is a little town with a couple of shops but isolated, completely surrounded by mountains. They were doing...More