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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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Very nice - you can see Porto Santo from there :-)

It is an amazing place, very different from the rest of the Island, it seems you are in Mars and you can actulally see Porto Santo. Stunning views allow to see the north and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Porto, Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It is an amazing place, very different from the rest of the Island, it seems you are in Mars and you can actulally see Porto Santo. Stunning views allow to see the north and the south of the island. Just beautiful!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

9 km walk worth the effort. Volcanic rocks and steep cliffs that can cause vertigo. Don't be fooled by a highest point 110 m only and take good trekking shoes. Great views to the North and to the South.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The track is long, but the view is stunning. Hold on to your headwear because when the wind blows you might loose it.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a good walk but is very popular and can be very hot. Going early in December will miss the crowds. There are plenty of interesting rock formations and places where you need to take care. Check out the history on the name of the peninsula. Have fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Be aware the 8km total walk are done with several ups and downs but the views are magnificent. Recommend proper and confortable shoes and also some food/water as there is no place to stop and buy something. There are 2 places where you can stop for a swim if you want to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The views are spectacular but extra care is needed when walking as the paths are narrow in places and very steep steps. Early start to beat the rush as it gets busy as the day goes on and passing can be a bit tricky in places or there is a long wait.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Beautiful, if you take the walk then have enough water with you The views are ab.fab. Its good to walk, ( if you can) and have healthy legs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It was a dry baron brown land that I found, windswept, hot & dusty, so not that appealing to look at. You can still see the planes fly over & land at the airport though and the little rock piles are good. Easy to park, the burger van (unlike in the UK) does decent food & polices the parking &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

While this is obviously an incredibly nice place, it offers more than you might think. Take your things for swimming with you. On the way you'll find almost deserted bays that you might think exist only in books. The way over the peninsula itself is also incredible. Drawbacks: no shadow at all, no place to restock water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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