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Pico Ruivo

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pico do areeiro/ruivo achado do teixeira

i booked this walk with madeira explorers who picked me up and dropped me off at my hotel and if... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Great hike in Madeira!

From Pico Arieiro to Pico Ruivo, here is a wonderful hike that you should find out! Views are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mout L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

i booked this walk with madeira explorers who picked me up and dropped me off at my hotel and if your looking for a challenging walk in parts and stunning scenery then you can't go far wrong with this rewarding 5 hour walk and if...More

Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Pico Arieiro to Pico Ruivo, here is a wonderful hike that you should find out! Views are splendid if you are not afraid to wake up early and don't suffer from vertigo. The path is made safe with a handrail along but some sections...More

Thank Mout L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Headed to Pico Ruivo through the steep steps up and down from Pico de Areiro. Enjoyed every single steps of the hike even though I was breathless. The view at the end from the top of Pico Ruivo was fantastic and it was all worth...More

1  Thank Smriti S
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Pico Ruivo is worth the effort My route: Funchal to Poiso to Pico Ariero to Pico Ruivo to the parking lot To get there i took a bus from Funchal to Poiso. Then a walk following the road, uphill. It was incredibly beautiful. Keep in...More

Thank Ludu D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had seen reviews and videos of this walk online so we knew it would be a good one to experience with our kids (14 and 11). It was fantastic. We were lucky as the mist started rolling in as we finished our descent in...More

Thank knergaar
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Climbing/hiking your way from Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo is a breath taking experince, in both a fysical way as well as when it comes to views along the hike, and just that one single moment at the top in total SILENCE. We took...More

Thank Johnovermark
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We did a shorter version of the hike by starting at Achada do Teixerira, which is near Santana and has a big parking lot. Instead of the 6 hour estimate for the hike between Pico Do Arieiro and Pico Ruivo, our hike took about 3...More

Thank HB W
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Words cannot do the peak justice. We got engaged at the top last year after hiking from Pico Do Areiro and returned to the same spot this year on an even nicer day with the same tranquility and peace. I won't go on because it...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Madeira Island is truly magical and one of the "must do" is the hike from Pico Ariero to Pico Ruivo. Any visitor to this magical island should sign up to Tobi Hughes' blog on Madeira Island News. Tobi is a wonderful ambassador for his adopted...More

2  Thank Mr&MrsJ
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were the last to arrive to the top, and with the sun going down it was a spectacular experience. You are literally on top of Madeira, looking at the stunning landscape and mountains around you, actually looking down on the clouds creeping into the...More

Thank LovgrenD
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Hi guys, I am trying to find out how can I get there from Funcal if I don't rent a car? is there a bus that leads close to the trail that I can hike then? Thanks everybody!
15 September 2015|
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Hi I am visiting Madiera in the summer. Which of the mountains is better to visit, Pico Ruivo or Pico do Arieiro? Thanks
23 December 2014|
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Menuki T
Ich möchte im Dezember vom Pico Ariero zum Pico Ruvio wandern. Ist die Wanderroute in Ordnung und offen? Vielen Dank
7 December 2016|
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