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Pico Alto
Miradouro do Pico Alto
Located in the middle of Funchal's Ecological Park, at a height of 1,129 metres, between the
parish of Monte and Poiso path. This viewpoint is a great spot
for looking out on the area surrounding Chão da Lagoa and Funchal bay.
Miradouro do Pico do Areeiro
Located at the third highest point on Madeira Island, at 1,810 metres, this viewpoint enables visitors to enjoy a unique panoramic view over the central mountains and
is the start point for one of the most spectacular walks to the archipelago’s highest point, Pico Ruivo (1,862 metres).
Poiso (bus stop) to Pico do Areeiro is about 7 Km.
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Ribeiro Frio
Ribeiro Frio Park is situated in a paradise-like place with beautiful gardens and a harmonious combination of flora and world heritage forest named Laurissilva. The trout nurseries in Ribeiro Frio are a must-visit place as well as the wide range of walking paths that start at this location and that offer memorable landscapes.
PR10 - Levada do Furado
This trail begins at Ribeiro Frio in
the municipality of Santana and follows the pathway accompanying the levada of Serra do Faial at an elevation of 860 metres up to the station where the waters divide, descending from there to the area of Lamaceiros and terminating at the Portela belvedere in the municipality of Machico.
Distance: 11 km Time: 5 h
Note: Please check SAM Company website to find out how to return to Funchal.
Along this levada you will note the manifold tones of green presented by this well-preserved zone of
the island’s native forest - the Laurisilva - made up predominantly of the laurel, or bay tree (Laurus novocanariensis), the lily-of-the- valley tree (Clethra arborea), the Madeira laurel (Ocotea foetens), Madeira mahogany (Persea indica),
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