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Faial da Terra, Povoacao, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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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
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank val0rih
Reviewed October 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Forestree
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This trail is very beautifull , easy with good signaling on all trail, short trail , great waterfall,plan for relax by the waterfall very peacefull

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KeepWalkinAzores
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank katfinni
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a short, challenging hike. Trail head is easy to find and the end result is spectacular. Plan for a dip and to take lunch by the waterfall.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed September 24, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Christina M
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LHK70
Reviewed August 31, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank igal27
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Dreamlike cascade in an amazing environment. It's definitely worth the walk. Prefer early morning to avoid the croud. Water is refreshing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank S4568DUpatrickb
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice trail to do. Not to di fficult and the surrounding nature is wonderfull. You have the feeling like walking in the jungle. The waterfall is great to see, but it was very crowded there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from roxana1806 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. Just take some good shoes on, some places can be o bit slippery.
January 24, 2017|
Response from Rita M |
You can just go there and walk! No problem and all :)
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