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Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio

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Cable car down and lovely walk

We took a cable car and it was amazing. Cable car takes you hundreds of meters down along almost... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
marinatravelfrog
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Do not miss this peaceful tour

We went down by foot and up for 3 €. The path was the most beautiful but you have to be careful... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Romina_1150
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Vienna, Austria
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Rua Rocha do Navio, Santana | Santana, Madeira, Santana, Madeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a cable car and it was amazing. Cable car takes you hundreds of meters down along almost vertical cliffs. Views are stunning with a several waterfalls. Lovely walk around, great place to take a lovely pictures. Very glad we been there

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank marinatravelfrog
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We went down by foot and up for 3 €. The path was the most beautiful but you have to be careful! The cable car is absolutely safe!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Romina_1150
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Take the cable car to this beautiful, tranquil, coastal location. The beach and cliff views are great and the remoteness and seclusion of the area is something to savour. No restaurants, no bars and no souvenir shops! However, as others have mentioned, it is not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed February 20, 2019

The cable car down is a great trip for €5 return, and if you pick a day when the waters aren't so high, you can explore quite a lot of the local area. The farms are interesting to look at, as they are built all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank katebohnen
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Positive: beautiful place, amazing view, great hike, although dangerous at places. We decided to go down by foot and it was well worth it. The way down is very steep and after a rainy day it can be little bit slippery. If your looking for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annagE1194XF
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Is a very nice place very clean and very good.I am really like this place.I am shore I come back here again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roxsy06
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place - nice visit. Easy to find Don’t think the cable cars are in use as I didn’t see them in operation

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank S7766EImonicac
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The view of the cliffs is great and the walk from the centre of town to Rocha de Navio is quite easy. Unfortunately there was an old lady on the road to Rocha do Navio, that seemed nice. Do not talk to her. She is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Cruiser777440
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Despite being quite scared of heights, I love riding cable cars. That's why we came to this place while exploring the area around Santana with our rented car. The best and easiest way to get there is by car because it is in a remote...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 445nikr
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

It is very hidden. However it's worth visiting because of the amazing view. There is a small teleferico to take you down. However you can also walk down if you dare :)

Date of experience: July 2017
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