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All reviews car park worth the effort highest point highest peak sun cream views are stunning easier walk bring a jacket lots of water ups and downs nice hike mountain peaks steep stairs beautiful nature every step lucky with the weather hiking shoes
A lot was said about the beauty of the trip - here some tips:
- best if you do the whole trip (approx 4.5h)
- walk from Pico do Airieiro - to Pico Ruivo
- when leaving use the toilets :)
- be prepared for...More
Climbing is hard in this road and any second worth it. The views are amazing, hiking interesting and diversed. Better to make in amaller groups which makes moving more easy. I advice it just for people who really do hiking and are trained.
The walk has fantastic views but there are a huge number of steps.
From Pico Arieero via Ruivo it was 17 km - 1700 m decent and 900 m ascent! Most of it by steps. Think of it as 1 m decent per 10 m...More
Well, this is something you have to do: take a hike to the highest peak of Madeira .. It took us about 59 minutes, with photobreaks one in a while.. so good hikers will probably reach the top in 30 minutes (or even less ^^)
We had a great hike to the top of Pico Ruivo. It is classified as difficult and there are definitely some strenuous physical aspects. The views are spectacular and well worth the hard work. For those who would prefer a less physical approach they can...More
We did the hike from Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo and right from the start I can tell you the route is very well maintained. You have all that a hiker could wish for: signs, good rocky path and handrails for all the more...More
We took an organized trip from Pico Areeiro to Pico Ruvio. It costed 37 EUR per person and this was definitely money well spent. Unfortunately I forgot the name of the company that served the trip but I've booked it via TUI.
About the trip...More
If you like trekking this is a must see in Madeira. The highest point in the island allows you a 360 view of mountains and sea. Beautiful nature and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. Easiest way to reach it is from Homem em Pé, Santana.