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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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4x4 Full-Day Tour to Explore Portugal's Scents and Flavors
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Madeira East Island Tour with Levada Walk and Lunch
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Private Tour of South East Madeira from Funchal

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For my the most beautlful treek in Madeira ...3/4 h to go and return.In the finish have a good view and a small clean beach.Dont forget you camara and water.Dont have toillet or... read more

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Carlos V
Funchal, Portugal
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Funchal, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

For my the most beautlful treek in Madeira ...3/4 h to go and return.In the finish have a good view and a small clean beach.Dont forget you camara and water.Dont have toillet or restaurant

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 387 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A stopping off point on our East Tour. Worth a visit anyway, for the views with free parking. The walk is ok for beginners but very long.

Thank djpend
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thought that on a windy day with chance of rain we'd be off the crowds there.. but no, it's really a hotspot and the walkway a constant crossing of people. Still: The scenery is so breathtaking that you should do it, in spite of the crowds. Just be ware that getting to the very end is quite a distance... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This part of the island has a unique display of larva containing huge rocks- this looks like giant elephant's toenails. The views around are spectacular, looking rather like Scotland, but with wonderful wild flowers and palm trees. well worth the drive!

Thank ModernPeasant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views and a very nice treking road. The walk is around 4 km long (8 km in total counting both ways). The treking road is of moderated difficulty. Very good access with a car. Parking ia available for free at the beginning of the treking road

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Luneburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great and more or less easy hiking tour which offers stunning views and well prepared ways. To be recommend for beginners.

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Durham, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant walk. Spectacular views of North and South of the island. Takes around 3-4 hours to the end and back, the weather is generally warm but make sure it's not too windy as it can be a risk. There's a visitor centre, en route to the end and we marched towards hoping they'll sell refreshments and have toilets but sadly... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did quite a few hikes on my Madeira trip, and doing this on Christmas day was the best idea. Started in the early afternoon and the weather was very, very pleasant. Lots of up and down and quite a few stairs, but mainly the walk is just a beaten trail through the environment, which was a pleasure. Definitely recommend... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, but there very windy. Visited in December. Good to wear like "onion" :) And take something to drink with you.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to watch the sun set over Madeira. Also nice to see the beautiful nature, the bay and the ocean. Easy access and free parking.

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