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“long walk”

Pico Castelo Viewpoint
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 June 2014

You can only drive part way up this and its hard going but worth it for the view of the entire island remember to take a drink this was our mistake and there is nowhere to buy one on the way up

Thank snowmanfrost
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

From the base of the steps to the top of Pico Castelo took me 22 minutes. The climb was relatively strenuous, but you can take it at your own pace.

There were plenty of plants to photograph, and the views over the island were superb.

At the top is a small garden with a building whose contents advertise the Botanical Gardens on Madeira.

A good work out and well worth the effort!!!

Thank FerretBojangles
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Worth the, at times, narrow climb to see the whole island of Porto Santo from what was once the refuge of islanders from marauding pirates!

Thank Bucket_H
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

Never get tired of climbing this little mountain, the terraces and plants are just fabulous and the views fantastic all the way to Madeira.

Thank PERCE
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Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

The walk from here up Pico Castello and around the next mountain is fabulous !
We got a taxi from the town to the view point , then walked up and around calling a taxi again 4hrs later on our return.
It's a climb to the top but worth it, the views all around the island are wonderful .
Take a picnic and you can make a day of it. . The tracks are way marked and it's a simple but lovely out around and back.

1  Thank Ellie2511
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