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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
Ondřej B
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Prague, Czech Republic
Pico Ruivo must see!

One of the best things I have saw in Madeira, the nature is so beautiful, lot of flowers "above the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Donatas D
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Kaunas, Lithuania
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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

2  Thank Ondřej B
Reviewed 15 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

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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.

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

4  Thank smfletcher
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