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All reviews abandoned village faial da terra beautiful waterfall great hike hiking shoes prego medium difficulty challenging hike trail starts up hill weather permitting nice walk sao miguel lush vegetation starting point picnic spot sunny day
We started at the trailhead and headed up the mountain. There were so many photo ops to get to the falls! Well marked trail! We swam a little bit in the falls but very cold. Had a snack on a big rock and just enjoyed...More
A strenuous 2 km hike into this but well worth it...not just the destination but the hike...there were people but not crowded like the side of highways attractions. There are two roads into Falail de Terre where the trailhead is located...the one on the west...More
We did this hike in September with our 1.5 and 3.5 year old children. There was a lot of up and down to get there, but it was lovely to swim at the falls once we were there. On the hike back - choose to...More
The hiking trail is through lush vegetation. We took the direct route and did not go through the old village. We brought water shoes to navigate our way over the rocks for a swim. The water is chilly, but refreshing. It is a peaceful and...More
The hike to the waterfall is basically all up hill but the good news is it is all downhill on the way out. The waterfall was beautiful and there were tons of people swimming. There are some slick areas. I personally would not do this...More
This is a great Ike through a wooded valley. The first part is a bit of a climb (warning for those who aren’t quite in shape...), although we had no problem doing it with 3 small kids (from age 8). Your reward for finishing the...More