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  • Distance
    5.42mi
    Elevation +
    2280f
    TrailRank
    59| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofExtended - Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Completo Photo ofExtended - Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Completo Photo ofExtended - Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Completo

    HOW TO GET THERE: -Bus (approx. €3.35) Sam 113 bus line from Funchal to trail parking lot, with many stops in between. In my ride the way was the old road (lots of curves), which took 1:30hrs in total. View was nice! Rou...

    Lovely route along the ocean with wonderful views
    Daho4ka
  • Distance
    4.80mi
    Elevation +
    1762f
    TrailRank
    47| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofVerada da Ponta de Sao Lourenco (PR8) Photo ofVerada da Ponta de Sao Lourenco (PR8) Photo ofVerada da Ponta de Sao Lourenco (PR8)

    8 km – 450 m ascent Rating: 4 out of 5 One of the must-do-walks of Madeira. Since it’s a very nice trail and quite easy, it’s very popular and therefore recommended to start as early as possible if you want to avoid ...

    Very nice walk! Quite easy, apart from the last climb which I would consider moderate to hard, it also had signs with “d...
    amber.charlotte
    Walked it right have some heavy rain. Very muddy and therefore moderate to walk.
    Niek Bouwen
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  • Distance
    5.16mi
    Elevation +
    1427f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofPR8 Verada da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofPR8 Verada da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofPR8 Verada da Ponta de São Lourenço

    Vereda of Ponta de São Lourenço (PR8) is a completely different hike from the other popular treks in Madeira. It is probably the best-known coastal trail in Madeira and presents us with different landscapes from what we ...

  • Distance
    5.03mi
    Elevation +
    1870f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPR-8 Vereda da Ponta de Sao Lourenco Photo ofPR-8 Vereda da Ponta de Sao Lourenco Photo ofPR-8 Vereda da Ponta de Sao Lourenco

    Nice walk along dramatic cliffs on the most eastern point of Madeira. The last climb towards Monte do Forado is quite steep. Drinks and food at Casa do Sardinha just before the final climb.

    Good walk. Really nice scenery and quite different from a lot of the other hikes on the island. I would suggest arriving...
    Tom Scott 3
  • Ponta de São Laurenço (PSL)

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    Distance
    5.11mi
    Elevation +
    2251f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofPonta de São Laurenço (PSL) Photo ofPonta de São Laurenço (PSL) Photo ofPonta de São Laurenço (PSL)

    The hike around Ponta de São Lourenço (PSL) offers a mesmerizing adventure along the easternmost tip of Madeira Island, Portugal. This exhilarating trek spans approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) round trip, showcasing b...

  • Distance
    4.75mi
    Elevation +
    1962f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofPonta de São Lourenço PR8 + swim spot Photo ofPonta de São Lourenço PR8 + swim spot Photo ofPonta de São Lourenço PR8 + swim spot

    Very nice hiking. Not very difficult but good shoes are recommended. Was very nice to see the sunrise and the morning light on the rocks! We took the taxi from Funchal at 6:15 (~60euros). Back with the SAM bus (3.50eu...

  • Distance
    3.31mi
    Elevation +
    1253f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofPR8 - Ponta de São Lourenço (under extreme weather) Photo ofPR8 - Ponta de São Lourenço (under extreme weather) Photo ofPR8 - Ponta de São Lourenço (under extreme weather)

    The advice I can give regarding this trail: if it's raining only a few drops and there's a lot of clouds, just don't. We started the trail with a few drops of rains between intermittent sunshine. 30 minutes after startin...

  • Ponta de Sao Laurenco Madeira

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    Distance
    3.25mi
    Elevation +
    2615f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofPonta de Sao Laurenco Madeira Photo ofPonta de Sao Laurenco Madeira Photo ofPonta de Sao Laurenco Madeira

    This is a spectacular hike out along the ancient caldera forming the point.Great views in all directions as you traverse over each hill. It is easy to the old ranch house Casa do Sardinia. The climb up to Ponta do Furado...

  • Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço

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    Distance
    3.26mi
    Elevation +
    879f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofVereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofVereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofVereda da Ponta de São Lourenço

    Really beautiful Footpath with incrediable views over sea/Atlantic, green fields in winter or desert fields in summer, and mountains at your back! :) Ps: The track is marked only with one way!

  • Vereda Sao Lourenço

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    Distance
    5.64mi
    Elevation +
    1503f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofVereda Sao Lourenço Photo ofVereda Sao Lourenço Photo ofVereda Sao Lourenço

    Very beautiful route, incredible views, legs a little tired, but it's worth it!! Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço is a scenic walking trail located on the easternmost tip of Madeira Island, known for its stunning coastal...

  • Pico Rocades Canical, Madeira

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    Distance
    1.68mi
    Elevation +
    351f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofPico Rocades Canical, Madeira Photo ofPico Rocades Canical, Madeira Photo ofPico Rocades Canical, Madeira

    An exploration on the trail from Canical to Boca do Risco. Started at the Canical cemetery and took the dirt road up to the trail junction with the Canical levada. We went right on a dirt bush road to the cliff edge to m...

  • Distance
    4.90mi
    Elevation +
    2070f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofPORTUGAL MADEIRA - Ponta de Sao Lourenço Photo ofPORTUGAL MADEIRA - Ponta de Sao Lourenço Photo ofPORTUGAL MADEIRA - Ponta de Sao Lourenço

    There is a bus from Machico (bus terminal) to Ponta de Sao Lourenço almost 1 or 2 hours. Check the time table first. Take in account that the bus can (and will) leave Sao Lourenço 5 minutes earlier, so be there at time....

  • Distance
    4.01mi
    Elevation +
    988f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo ofMADEIRA // Canical / vereda-da-ponta-de-sao-lourenco Photo ofMADEIRA // Canical / vereda-da-ponta-de-sao-lourenco Photo ofMADEIRA // Canical / vereda-da-ponta-de-sao-lourenco

    This treck is desribed in the site http://www.walkmeguide.com/fr/madeira/trail/2/vereda-da-ponta-de-sao-lourenco-pr8 I strongly recommend to install the corresponding application on your Android tablette, it is a REFERE...

  • Verada da Ponta de São Lourenço

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    Distance
    5.04mi
    Elevation +
    2028f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo ofVerada da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofVerada da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofVerada da Ponta de São Lourenço

    We headed to the island’s eastern tip for a challenging hike in Verada da Ponta de São Lourenço. The hike was 7.85 km long and had an elevation gain of 450m. We enjoyed breathtaking views of the coast, the sea, and the s...

  • Distance
    5.34mi
    Elevation +
    2146f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofSao Lourenco peninsula, Madeira September 2022 Photo ofSao Lourenco peninsula, Madeira September 2022 Photo ofSao Lourenco peninsula, Madeira September 2022

    A wonderful trail skirting the ridge over the Sao Lourenco peninsula, providing marvelous views of the rocky coast and the islands on the north-eastern side of Madeira. The trail is straightforward with some ups and down...

  • Distance
    4.93mi
    Elevation +
    1322f
    TrailRank
    92| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPR8 - Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofPR8 - Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço Photo ofPR8 - Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço

    A Ponta de São Lourenço é uma península no extremo leste da Ilha da Madeira. A Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenço para mim só não é mais bonita que a travessia dos Picos Areeiro - Ruivo, mas isso é uma questão pessoal, par...

    great
    riccarix
    One of the most beautiful path in Madeira. Thanks for sharing
    Escursionisti pacati
    Paisagens lindas de tirar o fôlego. O contraste do azul com as rochas escuras é muito bonito
    nmsassaki
  • Ponta de São Lorenço

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    Distance
    2.58mi
    Elevation +
    912f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofPonta de São Lorenço Photo ofPonta de São Lorenço Photo ofPonta de São Lorenço

    Beautiful trekking, with lots of unespected viewpoints that are worth the long walk. There is a bar around the end of the trail which offers even boat/whalewatching tours informations. Should be done with trekking shoes....

  • Distance
    3.35mi
    Elevation +
    1332f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPeninsula de Sao Lourenço (Madeira) Photo ofPeninsula de Sao Lourenço (Madeira) Photo ofPeninsula de Sao Lourenço (Madeira)

    Versió en Català Excursió fàcil, tant en l'aspecte tècnic com des del punt físic, en que realitzem un recorregut circular per la península de Sao Lourenço, fins arribar al Pico do Furado. Punts d'interès: 1- Mirador...

    Met zonsondergang super mooi! En stuk rustiger. Er waren toen weinig mensen.
    Harmen Schraa
    Magnifica excursión, con grandes vistas.
    Eldelosbosques
  • PONTA DE SAO LOURENÇO (Madeira)

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    Distance
    5.65mi
    Elevation +
    1348f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.9
    Photo ofPONTA DE SAO LOURENÇO (Madeira) Photo ofPONTA DE SAO LOURENÇO (Madeira) Photo ofPONTA DE SAO LOURENÇO (Madeira)

    Bonita ruta por unas de las excursiones más bellas de la isla de madeira la p9nta de Sao lourenço. Excursión preciosa con vistas increíbles.Bien marcada y sin ninguna pérdida dado que el camino es evidente.

    Très belle randonnée, à faire de bonnes heures le matin, sinon beaucoup,, beaucoup beaucoup trop de monde.
    soad29
    Hecha y disfrutada. Preciosa.
    Ángelescorsal
    Tot bé
    victordiez91
  • Madeira Planning(!) day 8

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    Distance
    6.35mi
    Elevation +
    2116f
    TrailRank
    22

    Madeira Planning(!) day 8 Estimation = 10km, +500m, -500m. Day 8 (or end of day 7) – Ponta do São Lorenço See related tracks in my user comment below (in the classical PC view of Wikiloc, not in the mobile view). km ...

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