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Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio

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Is a very nice place very clean and very good.I am really like this place.I am shore I come back... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Lovely place

Lovely place - nice visit. Easy to find Don’t think the cable cars are in use as I didn’t see them... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Monica C
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Is a very nice place very clean and very good.I am really like this place.I am shore I come back here again.

Thank Roxsy06
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely place - nice visit. Easy to find Don’t think the cable cars are in use as I didn’t see them in operation

1  Thank Monica C
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The view of the cliffs is great and the walk from the centre of town to Rocha de Navio is quite easy. Unfortunately there was an old lady on the road to Rocha do Navio, that seemed nice. Do not talk to her. She is...More

3  Thank Cruiser777440
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Despite being quite scared of heights, I love riding cable cars. That's why we came to this place while exploring the area around Santana with our rented car. The best and easiest way to get there is by car because it is in a remote...More

1  Thank Nik R
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It is very hidden. However it's worth visiting because of the amazing view. There is a small teleferico to take you down. However you can also walk down if you dare :)

Thank LizaTrips
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Tiny cable car takes you hundreds of meters down along almost vertical cliffs to pictoresque and isolated cluster of farms on the coast. Great picnic destination.

Thank ch6006hc
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were on a visit to Santana and decided to take the opportunity to ride in another cable car. We drove there and found it more by luck than anything. It was a wonderful ride down and up. We were amazed to see some very...More

1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Easy access by car for a day trip out of Funchal, this scenic area is beautiful. Be prepared for lots of photo stops. We accessed this having driven across the island via the route passing Ribeiro Frio, so we drove Funchal, the peak at Pico...More

1  Thank VirginiaGuildford
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This place can be reached by a cable car ( 5€ for a ticket , running until 6 pm) or on your feet. But it should be mentioned that the steps leading done to the rocket are very steep. If its raining you should really...More

Thank Maurice B
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Take the cable car down to the beach and you are suddenly all alone with the sea. The view with the cliffs, waterfalls and the waves is magnificent. You can sit on the beach or take a walk in the middle of the old houses....More

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