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Pico Castelo Viewpoint

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Address: Porto Santo Island, Portugal

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Nice view

But go all the way to the top! Amazing little garden up there where you can enjoy a break with the food/fruit, that you brought :-)

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Mette B
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

But go all the way to the top! Amazing little garden up there where you can enjoy a break with the food/fruit, that you brought :-)

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Thank Mette B
Silkeborg, Danmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This hill top offers a splendid view over Vila Baleira,the harbour and the beach. Beside the canon there are old mills and extended view to the eastern point of the island. And it's very windy

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Thank Doris F
British Columbia
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We were the only ones doing the walk this day, so it was very peaceful. Views are great of the whole island, fields of yellow flowers were in bloom, other than a few birds & lizards, no other wildlife. We took the longer route to the peak, & the shorter back from the moledo trail head (approx.10 km or so... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

great place to visit. Stunning views. Go on the bus trip from the town centre. Was well worth going on.

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Leiria, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Is one of the must see hot spots. The view from here is great. For the adventurers there is a track for walking to the top of the hill.

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Alva uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Definitely worth the climb, try going in both directions as there is so much to see, from the hand built walls to the stone tables and chairs the views are beautiful.

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Thank Lady C
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly recommend getting out of your hotels and hiring a bike/car/quad and do some off roaming so many beautiful spots!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I moaned & groaned climbing to the top in the heat but the views from the top of most of the island were well worth it.

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Fakenham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to see the whole island from. Beautiful windmills, sweeping mountains, green land, sandy beach and blue sea. Good to get your bearings and see how unspoilt and uninhabitated this lovely island is. Plenty of parking and ten minutes from the capital, so take a look. Many holiday companies do tricks up there too!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Part of a trip to Pico Castela worth the trip. To enjoy Porto Santo to the full you must do as many trips as you can.

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