Pico RuivoAt 1862 metres, Pico Ruivo is the tallest peak of Madeira Island and the third-tallest in Portugal and with temperatures a lot lower that those at sea level. It’s located in the centre of the Island with stunning views and walks.
The only access to Pico Ruivo is through Achada do Teixeira in Santana and Pico do Arieiro. There are three pathways connecting to different points on the Island such as Pico do Arieiro, Ilha Village and Encumeada all picturesque expanses and the vastness of nature. An unforgettable place; if you arrive early before the clouds appear this is a perfect location to capture the sunrise and sunsets the closest place to heaven.