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Best things to do in Quinta Grande

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“It is the highest cape in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, and is famous for its suspended glass platform. The Cabo Girão viewpoint, situated on the highest promontory in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, offers a vertiginous view of the fajãs of Rancho and Cabo Girão – small areas of cultivated land at the foot of the cliff – as well as magnificent panoramic views over the ocean and the municipalities of Câmara de Lobos and Funchal. The viewpoint has been renovated, and a suspended glass platform, called a skywalk, was built. It is an excellent spot to practice paragliding and base jumping. Recently, the Portuguese parachutist Mário Pardo performed a spectacular motorcycle leap here. Nearb”
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Scenic Lookout
“"It is the highest cape in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, and is famous for its suspended glass platform. The Cabo Girão viewpoint, situated on the highest promontory in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, offers a vertiginous view of the fajãs of Rancho and Cabo Girão – small areas of cultivated land at the foot of the cliff – as well as magnificent panoramic views over the ocean and the municipalities of Câmara de Lobos and Funchal."”
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Restaurant
“A day well spent. Take the cable car to go down to the beach and enjoy a swim in these crystal clear waters. There is a restaurant if you want to spend the day and lunch. ”
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Museum
“Similar to the Grand Canyon in the USA, Cabo Girão is one of the largest tourist attractions in Madeira. It receives about 1800 daily visitors and is the second highest promontory in the world (580 meters above sea level). The glass platform in the viewpoint gives the feeling of being suspended in the air and the views around are breathtaking, or it was not considered the fifth cliff with the best view of the world. ”
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Establishment
“2nd highest sea cliff with a glass floor, there is a bus/train thingy (in season) that takes people from the villa to the cliff point”
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Scenic Lookout
“Cabo Girao is located in Câmara de Lobos and it is an almost vertical promontory 589 meters high offering magnificent views of the sea, Câmara de Lobos and Funchal.”
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Scenic Lookout
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Restaurant
“A paradisiacal place, a great scenery, especially in the late afternoon and contemplate the sunset by the sea. It is located in a fajã and therefore access is by cable car, but it is well worth it, especially in the summer. It is advisable to go early (10:00 am) to enjoy the experience well. Local paradisíaco, um excelente cenário, principalmente ao final da tarde e contemplar o por do sol junto ao mar. Fica situado numa fajã e por isso o acesso é feito por teleférico, mas vale bem a pena, sobretudo no verão. Convém ir cedo (10:00 am) para aproveitar bem a experiência.”
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Bar
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Locality
“ The walk starts here brought` Levada of the North with the name is BOA MORTE and you walk 5 km to the belfry and if you want I can keep always taken. LEVADA taken thermoregulators ”
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