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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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$51.69*
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4x4 Full-Day Tour to Explore Portugal's Scents and Flavors
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$48.46*
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Madeira East Island Tour with Levada Walk and Lunch
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$129.23*
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Private Tour of South East Madeira from Funchal

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Well worth the effort

We went on a clear, sunny day, but it had rained heavily the previous two, so the route was extremely muddy and slippery in places. Walking sticks were invaluable - we just wished... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a clear, sunny day, but it had rained heavily the previous two, so the route was extremely muddy and slippery in places. Walking sticks were invaluable - we just wished we had our hiking boots on! We hadn't expected such demanding terrain as other walks on the islands - along the levadas - were a breeze. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was excellent to hike there. What you need to bring with you: enough water and food, as there is no place to buy any of this once you leave the parking place.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very beautiful trail at the eastern cape of Madeira Island. A local bus from Funchal takes you to Baia da Abra, exactly at the starting point of the trail. The trail itself takes about 1,5 hours to go and 1,5 hours more to come back, depending on how much you stop to admire the view and how good your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well-worth the effort to walk to the end of the peninsula to discover coloured rocks & dykes like we never saw before, and amazing panoramic views,

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Thank M P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I definitely recommend this great place - beautiful views, stunning pictures we've taken. You need to see this place, otherwise you haven't seen the real Madeira.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access by car with free parking . The sign advises 4 km but that is one way and worth every step. Initially it looks like a walk across the Yorkshire moor with a hint of Scotland but 20 minutes in the true Madeira coastline becomes obvious , it is beautiful with stunning volcanic rock formations. Good footwear, a large... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful , breathtaking You can't think about anything else except walking , walking all around . Take with you good shoes and a bottle of water and then let yourself go

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open vistas, short grass or flowers on volcanic rocky areas, fascinating rock formations. A lovely walk. It was quite warm, even in January, so be prepared.

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

take a service bus to Baie D'Abra and follow the path. Take heed of warnings as they are there for a reason. Be prepared for ascents and descents. Do not go if you are afraid of heights, but if you do, it is well worth it for the landscape and views. Take water and food!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

winds, ocean, Madeira costs. a combination for fantastic views and photos the cliffs from the view terrace are very nice. take a short stop and you'll see one of the most nicest wild nature in the iland

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