Beak Ruivo

Pico Ruivo
Beak Ruivo

If there is a place that can certify the volcanic origin of Madeira are his impressive volcanic beaks; rugged and escarpados, from his peaks dominates big part of the island, with his green slopes that descend sharply in the mar.

The rise to the Beak Ruivo, the most elevated point of the island, does by a comfortable footpath that splits from the parking of Achada do Teixeira, near of the village of Santana. The route is in very good conditions and really to visit it does not do fault neither special footwear neither at all, simply win to throw to walk and to enjoy the landscapes that can admire by the way (hour and average of way, gone, and an elevation of some 300 metres).

Once in the peak, can enjoy of the seen above the height of the clouds from his two oriels, one with orientation to the coast north of Madeira and the another with seen to the Beak do Arieiro.

Madeira Is a complex island by his intricate relief, with strong contrasts between the coast south, warmer and populated, the north, acantilada, green and humid and the interior dominated by a macizo central mountainous with ceiling in the beak Ruivo with his 1.861 metres of altitude and by a wide plateau.

The hiking is the main offer of the island. Maderira Has 2.500 kilometres offootpaths and levied. The levied are an interminable network of channels to transport water that visit the practical whole of the island.

In general the itineraries are very marked. The levied do not present difficulty any of orientation put that it only consists in following the channel of water, for the rest of footpaths many of them are marked with the corresponding signals of PR.

January 2010
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Portugal 1 7 Km. 270 m. 270 m. Easy Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta
January 2010
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Portugal 1 7 Km.
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270 m. 270 m. Easy Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta