PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE ON PORTO SANTO

PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE ON PORTO SANTO
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This is a hike on Porto Santo that I have named ‘The Three Peaks’ hike as it tours three of the top peaks on the island. The route takes you to Pico Juliana, Pico Castelo and Pico do Facho on a 9-kilometer round trip adventure. It’s a steep trail but the panoramic views from the summit of each peak are well worth the arduous journey!

PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE DETAILS Hike Distance: The total distance of the hike was 9 kilometers on the circuit but there are a variety of options to shorten or lengthen the trail.

Hike Duration: The hike will take you about 3 hours if you have a quick look at each viewpoint or probably 4-5 hours if you pack lunch and spend some time enjoying the view at each spot. The incline will slow you down a little also!

Hike Difficulty: This trail isn’t too difficult with the hardest part being the incline. 666 meters of incline over just nine kilometers is quit.... Continue Reading at Journey Era



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