We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A great walk when you know the signposts you should be following

I attempted the circular 9K trail one year ago, however was misled by the river bridge at the... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful spring

The spring was beautiful however in the summer the walk is very hot and there’s not much shade. I’d... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Grace E
via mobile
Read all 110 reviews
All photos (124)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Vila de Querenca | Tor, Loule, Portugal
Reviews (110)
Filter reviews
31 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstepping stonesinformation boardsnice walkstreamtrailfallswildliferouteuphillnaturefountainpicnicsoaringcrossingpaddlingbridgealgerian
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 31 reviews
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I attempted the circular 9K trail one year ago, however was misled by the river bridge at the beginning of the trail that takes you completely off track. The key to starting the trail right is to walk past the river bridge, then past the...More

1  Thank BritishConsultant
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The spring was beautiful however in the summer the walk is very hot and there’s not much shade. I’d say definitely park in the second car park despite the narrow roads it half’s the walk to the fountain.

1  Thank Grace E
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

An easy walk with some information boards along the way. There are plenty of bamboo sticks to pick up along the way. The real fun for the kids starts when you get to the rope bridge with (concrete) stepping stones across the river, where they...More

1  Thank fragolu
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We had great family trip out the Fonte Benemola we drove to the second car park. The children loved the bridge , paddling and the stepping stones . I couldn't believe how clear the water is and the Spring itself is bubbling and full. The...More

2  Thank AJB03
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Stunning views of the mountains, beautiful waterfalls and lots of different flowers and wildlife. There are two routes you can take 4.5k and 9k. We were aiming to do the 4.5k but unfortunately got a little lost. Sign posting isn't the greatest. We ended up...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Nice easy walk along the river with very interesting fauna and flora, typical from this Algarvian region.

Thank Julvol
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Quiet and peaceful stroll along the river (eventually) and in amongst bamboo if you venture off-piste. Go after rain as it can be dry, and whilst the dry river bed is interesting a babbling cascade is better. There are waypoints with rural life relics along...More

Thank David W
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Worth going to if you want a relatively easy walk. Not too challenging for most people. I was 5 months pregnant and managed it comfortably.

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We went there for a family walk and thoroughly enjoyed it. We did a short circular walk up and down the river. It was quite well shaded and there were some interesting fruit trees and bamboo.

Thank calderhigh
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Having read some interesting reviews about Trilho da Fonte Benemola I had persuaded the family that we would go out for a trek in the Portuguese hills. The directions on how to find this trail are good. Tips on parking as close to the picnic...More

3  Thank BritishConsultant
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 hotels in Loule
Loule Jardim Hotel
502 reviews
5.67 km away
Casa do Alto
31 reviews
10.22 km away
Algarve Hotel Quinta do Atlantico
33 reviews
10.66 km away
Quinta da Cebola Vermelha
152 reviews
10.99 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 359 restaurants in Loule
Sol e Serra
125 reviews
5.32 km away
Janela da Serra
16 reviews
5.66 km away
Monte da Eira
372 reviews
3.92 km away
Vegan Joe's
94 reviews
5.65 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 89 attractions in Loule
Municipal Park of the Springs
62 reviews
5.62 km away
Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Hermitage
78 reviews
5.78 km away
Castelo De Loule
235 reviews
5.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Alison W
August 15, 2018|
Response from Moonfishman |
I really don’t think so. It’s quite hilly and gets quite hot at times.