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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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4x4 Full-Day Tour to Explore Portugal's Scents and Flavors
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Madeira East Island Tour with Levada Walk and Lunch
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$134*
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South East Madeira Tour From Funchal

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Excellent trip, amazing landscapes

Most Eastest point of the island, the tour takes 2-3 hours, you dont need a guide, but you should take proper shoes. Take watter with you, be prepare for some wind, and focus to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most Eastest point of the island, the tour takes 2-3 hours, you dont need a guide, but you should take proper shoes. Take watter with you, be prepare for some wind, and focus to be back before sunset.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's very easy to reach Ponta de Sao Lourenco without guide by public bus number 113 (SAM) from Funchal centre (about 100 meter from yellow bus stop number 1). The one way ticket is 3,35 euro. It takes 1 hour to reach Machito where you change the bus to Canical using the same ticket from the same station. There is... More 

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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the walk here, and it was amazing! You get fantastic and ever-changing views of the peninsula, and the crazy geology. It looked like an alien landscape, worlds away from the Madeira forests and levadas. There is also a rocky lava beach you can wander down too, if you leave the main path to follow a smaller track. Advice:... More 

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Ayr, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As far east as you can go in Madeira, make sure you have decent footwear for the long walk and many steep ascents and descents! And you also need suncream and water! Incredible views right along the route. The steepest part is the final climb from the visitor centre to the top of the path. I had a fitbit on... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trip, very nice view and place. It is better to start in the morning around 10:00 am. There is a little bit warm if it the sun shinning.

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Neuchâtel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice place for an easy trekking. The trail is well prepared and it is for people from 7 to 77 years old. Do not forget to take water with you if you will make the trail. The view on the ocean is fantastic but it is very windy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was out first hike of our stay in Madeira. Excellent views, easy path finding and defiantly worth the trip. Approx 8km, 3hours round trip. It's exposed in that there is no shade, up and down on rocky terrain (we saw people in flip flops an I have no idea how they managed, we were in full hiking boots and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy walk in an arid area; main interest points are opening to the seasides with wonderful scenic views. We've been enjoying more the levadas through the forest better than this route, but still OK for an afternoon. Wear hats and have plenty of water with you; not too much shade

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic place, Easy wolking, wild natural, unforgotable! Path is realy 2.30 min. Hard windy, but on the end of the land this is normal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the fact it was little bit cloudy and windy day I can say it's worth visiting this place. My advice is to go there from the morrning as you need to go really long way till the main and best point of view. I didn't see too much flora there and it looked for me too gloomy sometimes but... More 

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