Pico do Arieiro
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Pico do Arieiro, at 1818 m high (5965 ft), is Madeira island's third highest peak.The footpath northwards to Pico Ruivo is an important tourist attraction, with a daily average of 1000 tourists trekking on it. There is easy road access to the summit, a large car park a restaurant and souvenir shop.
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Pico do Arieiro, 1818 meters high, is the third highest peak on the Island, after the Ruivo Peak and Pico das Torres. Beautiful views. And for those who like hiking is an excellent option.
Sunrise or sunset? You choose... best spot for any of them. Amazing views, not to talk about the sky colours at sunrise or sunset.
Good views but a hard work for the no to active person. Breath taking views. Do not go without a tour guide booking at local tourist offices in and around Funchal.
A must do as one of the highest spots on the island to just appreciate the vastness of the mountains and sit above the clouds. TIP: I recommend going early morning or later in the afternoon to avoid the bigger crowds, Sit up on the height marker and just take it all in.
Pico do Arieiro, at 1,818 m (5,965 ft) high, is Madeira island's third highest peak. Most days, visitors can stand and look down on the clouds. The air is fresh and clear and the sun is very bright. On a clear day it is possible to see the neighbouring island of Porto Santo, 30 miles to the…