Stop at scenic lookout point Cabo Girao, which is 589 m (1,932 ft) above sea level, before going on a hike. This large sea cliff is popular among tourists for its views of the southern coast of Madeira Island, including the capital city of Madeira. Step onto the glass-floored observation platform, which was added to the site in 2012, for a better vantage point. You'll find hiking trails nearby. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cabo Girao by using our Camara De Lobos road trip planning site.
Tours To Cabo Girao
Skywalk & Rabacal "25 Fountains Levada Walk" in Open Roof 4x4 Full Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $47
Duration: 8 hours
Madeira Best of the West Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $28
Duration: 8 hours
Funchal Hop-On Hop-Off Tour 3 in 1 BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $19
Duration: 35 to 60 minutes
Cabo Girao Reviews
Excellent attraction , huge drop is a thing to see , second deepest in Europe, glass walk on platform is very safe but I still walked onto it with trepidation, great view. more »
Very impressive glass-floored viewing platform, arguably the highest in Europe (the Norwegians dispute this) with great views generally. It’s fascinating watching people’s reactions as they first... more »
Well worth the visit. Small glass skywalk is great. Spectacular view of Funchal to the left. Toilets are .50 Euro per person. Entry to the skywalk is free. Recommended that you rent a car and drive here.
A must see in Madeira. The view is breathtaking. It offers great photo opportunities here. It also sports a souvenir shop and a snack bar. Recommended visit
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