Viewpoint and Walk

Achada do Teixeira is the starting point of a breathtaking walk to Pico Ruivo, the highest of Madeira island with 1861 meters of altitude.

Throughout the walk you can enjoy the views of the island’s tallest peaks, views of the sea and above the cloud landscapes. You can also find access to three trails near the top viewing point.

This is unique walk above the skies, a must do when visiting Madeira. Sunrises and sunsets at these high points are mesmerizing moments that you won’t want to miss.

– To get to Achada do Teixeira is takes around 50min from Funchal.
– There is parking spaces to leave your car.
– You should be quite fit to attempt this walk, as it is nearly all uphill.
– The Walk is a round trip, so expect at least around 2-3 hours trip.

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