Pico do Arieiro to Achado do Teixeira

Key information: Pico do Arieiro to Achado do Teixeira

  • Outstanding views of rugged, volcanic Madeira from its central high ridge.
  • Can be extended along the ridge to Torrinhas and Encumeada.
  • Spectacular, colourful peaks and cliffs; lush forested hillsides and the sea far below.
  • Often cloud-bound: start early to get the views.
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Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating85
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest15
  • Human interest4
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating85

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 6km
  • 3.5hrs
  • Maximum Altitude: 1,862m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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