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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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Sao Lourenco - The Hiking to the most eastern part of Maderia

You must visit Sao Lourenco once you are in Madeira. It was the first thing we decided to visit after we rented our car from the Airport, since it was very close. You must... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You must visit Sao Lourenco once you are in Madeira. It was the first thing we decided to visit after we rented our car from the Airport, since it was very close. You must have proper gear for the mountain: boots, sun hat, sun lotion, water and something to eat since it is a 4-5 hour walking tour if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We rented a car and went by ourselves. I would definitely recommend this option, the guided tour is not needed, just go and enjoy, the wiews are spectacular!! Bring water and a sun cream (we didn't have a sun block cream and we sunburned). We went in trainers, had no sturdy shoes and it was perfectly OK. The distance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went to this site after seeing Pico do Areiero. This place is spectacular with so much more variation than "Pico." If you only have time to see one, see this one. Also, much easier to get to by major roads. You can rent a car and go by yourself. Take your time. Bring water! Like "Pico" this place is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We did this walk on our first day having hired a car,with sturdy shoes this is a great walk with lovely views, the top  w a s a bit scrambly on the way down but my w walking pole was really useful. The ice cream seller when we got back to the car park was a welcome sight

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We did this walk on Sunday aft., June 14/2015. Not a cloud, and about 24C. Best walk we found on Madeira for views and weather, do not worry about comments about footwear and hydration, etc. We did this walk in about 3 hours round trip with lots of time taking photos and never took a drink of any kind, wearing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

One of the best experience on this island. Something different. It's rocky, but not dusty, full of ups and downs, great cardio exercise, better than any gym. If you decide to do it, choose a cloudy day. We do it like that and was perfect. I don't know if in a sunny day we enjoy it in the same manner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We did this trek on a lovely sunny morning and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was very windy on the higher exposed areas of the mountain. The views were beautiful and varied as you progress through the headland. You will need walking shoes, a jacket and water for hydration.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Amazing views!! Just past Canical there is a viewing area where you can capture the splendour of this island. Worth a visit! There is a small van selling drinks and snacks but no toilet facilities.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A very long 5 mile round trip. Go early in the morning to avoid the hoards of bus and minibus organised walkers. One long procession of noisy people spoiled the feeling of wildness. Stout footwear recommended. I wore boots and although my feet were hot and tired by the end, definitely worth it. No toilets or water so take plenty.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Wild and untouched once past the town, but why were solar panels put on the hillside, spoiling everything

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Address: Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico

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