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Bica Cana Viewpoint

Discover the natural beauty of Bica da Cana Viewpoint in Paúl da Serra, a hidden gem on the island. For Madeira’s guide, read “Things To Do Madeira“. For more information about Funchal, see “What To Do In Funchal“.

We haven’t even arrived yet, and we already feel the excitement building in our chests as we ascend towards the viewpoint.

  • Coordenadas: 32.756161, -17.054862


At last, we reach the top and are rewarded with a breathtaking view of the São Vicente Valley. The clouds below create a mystical atmosphere, adding a touch of mystery and magic to the surroundings. As the horizon gradually lightens, we are captivated by the landscape’s warmer tones. The clouds below add a mystical and magical touch to the scenery.

We begin to explore the surrounding area. The leisure area of Bica da Cana, redeveloped in 2020, is a pleasant place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Bica da Cana – Pináculo

Are you seeking a more exhilarating adventure? Miradouro da Bica da Cana offers a challenge. A 4.5-kilometre trail that tests your limits and rewards you with breathtaking views.

Although the trail is easy, it still demands much from its hikers.

Upon reaching the Pináculo, one of the island’s most famous rock formations, we are surrounded by the landscape’s natural beauty, providing us with a sense of accomplishment that only an adventure can deliver.

With its prime location and stunning vistas, the Miradouro da Bica da Cana is an unmissable destination for anyone visiting the island of Madeira.

Things to do nearby

There are many fascinating activities to be enjoyed in the vicinity, such as exploring the Levadas of Rabaçal. One of the most stunning places on the island, known for its Levada do Alecrim, Levada do Risco and Levada das 25 Fontes trails.

To the north, the Grutas de São Vicente are only a half-hour drive away. It offers us a unique experience of exploring the depths of the earth, formed more than 400,000 years ago by a volcanic eruption.

If we head south, we’ll reach the valley of Ribeira Brava, which culminates at the Ribeira Brava Beach.
The beach is inviting and serene, with mild temperatures and a gentle summer breeze. The Muralha Terrace Restaurant & Grill has a stunning outdoor area with a beautiful beach view and sunset.

If you’re headed towards Funchal, don’t forget to stop at the popular Cabo Girão Skywalk. If you prefer to head west towards the Farol da Ponta do Pargo, admire the Cascata dos Anjos aside the road and refresh yourself in the waters of Calheta Beach.

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