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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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There are 2 small beaches on the trail. Pick at least 1l of water p/p and snacks - infrastructure is closed

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There are 2 small beaches on the trail. Pick at least 1l of water p/p and snacks - infrastructure is closed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We walked there for a while and enjoyed it. It is not a flat walk and although on the map the path is close to the sea, you cannot touch the water as you walk a lot higher than it. At the end you can climb the little hill to go farther to the East. The tour was about 3h.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent walk, take water and suncream. Can be gusty in places but is spectacular. Good footwear makes sense but some were doing it in flipflops. If you have any interest in geography or geology or nature you must do this. Take lunch for the house at the loop near the end. Can drive back and stop at harbour and beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Outstanding views, a bit like in The Lord of The Rings. One problem is the lack of bathrooms on the trail. There is a shack just under the mountain peak, but the bathrooms are often closed due to lack of water.

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This has to be one of the highlights of the island, absolutely amazing views. The walk is about 4 to 5 hours, you need to take lots of water since there is no shelter from the sun, but it's worth it. There is a hotel near the start called Hotel de Lorde which has a marina bar to sit down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

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