If you are looking for a view over the bay of Funchal, you need to visit the Miradouro das Neves. Especially in the evening hours this view is getting unique with the city lights of Funchal and the sunset in the background.
From the Pico dos Barcelos viewpoint there is a stunning view over whole Funchal, the Atlantic ocean and the Desertas Islands.
This viewpoint is located on an elevation of 580 meters and it is the highest sea cliff of Europe and even the second highest of the whole world. Step on the glass skywalk and enjoy the panoramic view over the ocean, the bay of Funchal, Câmara de Lobos and the area of cultivated land at the cliff’s foot.
Don’t miss this impressive waterfall, located in the north west coast between São Vicente and Seixal. A magnificent landscape and the breathtaking green cliff from where the waterfall is falling down into the wild Atlantic ocean is
Lagoa do Vento – Rabaçal
The north and south side of the island are both breathtaking. This viewpoint offers you a view over both sides on 1007 meters and also over deep green valleys.
Visit the laurisilva Ribeiro Frio and walk 30 minutes along the Levada da Serra do Faial to reach the stunning Balcões viewpoint. It offers the view of the two highest peaks of Madeira, Pico do Ariero and Pico Ruivo and as well of the wonderful green valley of Ribeira da Metade.
The coast line of the north side, a wonderful mountain view and one waterfall. This viewpoint in Santana offers it all. Here you can also find the access to the Nature Reserve Rocha do Navio, either by cable car or by foot.
Pico das Torres
Drive on the old coast street in the north east side to Boaventura and enjoy stunning views over green mountains and the wide blue ocean.
Are you still in Madeira or in Rio de Janeiro? Visit the statue of Cristo Rei, located in Garajau and walk the steps down to the ocean. A panoramic view is waiting for you.
Red cliff formations spreading out of the ocean, wild bays, crystal clear water and awesome flora and fauna is expecting you on the East Cape of Madeira, Ponta de São Lourenço. Admire both sides of the island at the same time and on clear days you might also see the neighbor island Porto Santo, famous for the wonderful long golden beach.
Machico, the previous capital city of Madeira, offers one of the two golden sandy beaches in Madeira. From the viewpoint Pico do Facho you are able to see the beach from above, the green valley of Machico and even the most eastern point of Madeira Ponta de São Lourenço.
On the north side of the island, between Machico and Porta da Cruz, the Portela viewpoint offers fabulos insights into mountains, rough sea and picturesque villages.
In your holiday in Madeira you should visit the local Santo da Serra market, where you can find food, flowers and clothes. Walk to the Quinta da Junta garden and discover many flora species until you reach this fantastic viewpoint.
From 1095 meters you get a panorama view over the fascinating valley Curral das Freiras, also known as “Nuns Valley”. It is located in the heart of the island, between majestic mountains and famous for its local chestnuts. In November you can even visit the Chestnut festival with music, local food and wine.