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a special place

This place has a very nice panoramic view over the area. You can walk all the way up to the top of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wim D
Aarschot, Belgium
Views are amazing

We walked all the way up (from the town) and what a walk very steep up and then you get to the car... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Porto Santo Island, Portugal
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All reviews great view cobbled road toilet facilities both sides easy walk the entire island plenty of parking worth a visit cannon climb quad picnic track bbq ascent porto signposted
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has a very nice panoramic view over the area. You can walk all the way up to the top of the mountain, where the view is even more magnificent and you can watch over the ocean of both sides of the island. the...More

Thank Wim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked all the way up (from the town) and what a walk very steep up and then you get to the car park and get to walk the mountain - there are two ways up one that's left and one that's right. The left...More

Thank homes24
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A place where you can see almost the entire island from above within the local nature... and a bit of history with canons. Amazing view...

Thank Miguel S
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth the steep walk to get to this view point.l, about halfway up pico do castel. The route is very well signposted and the track is a cobbled Road mainly, someplace they are dirt tracks but they are made for cars and you might...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Found this during a walk, kept beautifully clean and has stunning views. No charge to visit. There's also toilet facilities close by and plenty of parking as you can drive to it

Thank Banana88
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Disappointing that no more publicity is given to this castle with such a stunning views. Sadly, it was closed when we passed but we could walk around

Thank alaincarlier
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Old black stone hand made road until reach the top, when you have a beautiful place to have a picnic, and had a wonderful view above the magnificent island.

Thank Bruno C
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great view of island and recommend if you get the chance. Plenty of photo opportunities as well. Hire a quad bike

Thank S1m0nster
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Worth the visit as you can get a great view across the island. The place is easy to find and to access!

Thank Carlos A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice place to overview the south part of Porto Santo. Bring your own food and drinks and enjoy the picnic

Thank klauseggert
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