Cabo Girão

At 580 metres high, Cabo Girão is the highest promontory in Europe, but this is not the only reason it has become increasingly famous all over the world. With its famous suspended glass platform (known as a skywalk) its viewpoint is currently one of the most visited (and certainly the most photographed) tourist attractions in the municipality of Câmara de Lobos and the Madeira archipelago.


From this point, visitors can see the municipalities of Câmara de Lobos and Funchal: an urban landscape integrated into a natural south-facing amphitheatre surrounded by green mountains. In the background, it is also possible to see Fajã do Rancho and Fajã do Cabo Girão, which stand out for the small areas of cultivated land at the foot of the cliffs.


This large coastal cliff is also an excellent place for paragliding and BASE jumping (Portuguese parachutist Mário Pardo even chose it for his famous motorbike jump). In addition, near Cabo Girão, you can find one of the island's main pilgrimage sites: the Nossa Senhora de Fátima chapel, built in 1951.


There are plenty of reasons to visit this ex-libris of Madeira.

In the municipality of Câmara de Lobos, at an altitude of 580 metres, this viewpoint with a suspended glass platform takes advantage of the unparalleled panoramic view of the highest cape in Europe.

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