Pico do Arieiro

Funchal, Madeira

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Pico do Arieiro

For breathtaking views of Funcha, look no further than Pico do Arieiro. At 1,818 metres high, it is Madeira' third highest peak. Hikers can expect a stunning panorama of the island and a dramatic view of the clouds rolling bellow their feet. On clear days, the neighbouring island of Porto Santo can be seen to the northeast. Put on your hiking boots and climb up the summit, or simply go by car.

Do & See

Funchal has no shortage of cultural pursuits or things to do. With a large amount of museums, gardens, cathedrals and tours, it's simply impossible to get bored. Surrounded by the magnificent Atlantic ocean, green mountains and boasting amazing weather, the city centre is characterised by white cobbled streets, an attractive promenade, and cafes which serve authentic Portuguese and Madeiran dishes. A relatively small town, everything is walkable and easy to find.