Achada do Teixeira

Page Type
Route
Location:
Madeira, Portugal, Europe
Route Type:
Hike
Time Required:
Less than two hours
Difficulty:
Walk-Up

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Achada do Teixeira
Created On: Mar 1, 2004
Last Edited On: Mar 1, 2004

Approach


Follow the freeway R101 towards it end at Machico and head northwest on the coastal highway R 101 towards Santana. In Santana turn left (filling station, sign: Pico Ruivo) onto a side street that after 14km leads you to Achada do Teixeira.

Route Description


Altitude Gain: 270m
Duration: 1h
Trailhead: Achada do Teixeira (1592m)

This is the easiest of the routes described here. Just follow the almost level trail that leads by three refuges (!!) and finally gets steeper for the ascent of Pico Ruivo's summit. Enjoy the view of virtually all the island of Madeira at your feet.

Essential Gear


Hiking gear is advisable, sneekers will do.







Achada do Teixeira

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