At an altitude of 1818, the third highest point of the island of Madeira, you'll find the Pico do Areeiro viewpoint.
From this elevated spot, the ample view allows observers to gaze out over the unique grandeur of Madeira's Mountain Massif, with the Atlantic Ocean in the background.
In addition to the wide perspective of the central mountain range, from the Pico do Areeiro viewpoint you can also see Ponta de São Lourenço, Curral das Freiras and, on clear days, even the island of Porto Santo.
This is one of the most visited peaks of the island, due to its good access and facilities, but not only.
The famous visual spectacle that can be enjoyed from the Pico do Areeiro viewpoint at sunrise (weather permitting), has attracted more and more curious visitors, and many photography lovers.
From the Pico do Areeiro viewpoint, you can also start one of the most remarkable hiking trails on the island.
We are talking about PR 1 Vereda do Areeiro, which goes towards Pico das Torres (1851 m), and ends at the highest place in the archipelago, Pico Ruivo (1862 m).
Located on one of the highest peaks of the archipelago of Madeira, at an altitude of 1818 metres, the Pico do Areeiro viewpoint offers a privileged view over the majesty of the Mountain Massif.