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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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