Magnificent views of Ribeira da Metade valley
The Balcões Viewpoint allows visitors to see the Ribeira da Metade valley. From here you can also see the island’s Central Mountain Range.The Balcões Viewpoint is located at the end of the Vereda dos Balcões. Starting at Ribeiro Frio, this small trail follows the Levada da Serra do Faial, giving access to the Balcões Viewpoint.
From this viewpoint you may enjoy the magnificent views of the Ribeira da Metade valley. You can also see the island’s Central Mountain Range, including the two highest peaks, Pico do Areeiro and Pico Ruivo, as well as, on a clear day, Penha D’Águia cliff.
Ribeiro Frio, Santana
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