It begins at Pico do Areeiro (1818 m), crosses Pico das Torres (1851 m) and ends at Pico Ruivo (1862 m).Vereda do Areeiro is a 7 km trail of moderate difficulty and takes 3:30 hours, covering part of the Central Mountain Massif (an area integrated in the Natura 2000 Network).
To reach Pico Ruivo, you will have to go around Pico das Torres via a steep staircase carved in the rock.
On this trail, where there is predominantly high-altitude heath, you may come across some bird species and subspecies found only in Macaronesia or the archipelago.
Enjoy Vereda do Areeiro!
Note: PARTIALLY CLOSED
The eastern part of the footpath near Pico das Torres remains closed.
Distance: 6.1 km (VW) | 7km (VE)
Duration: 3:30 hours
Start/End: Pico do Areeiro Viewpoint / Pico Ruivo
Max. Altitude / Min. Altitude: 1857 m / 1491 m