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Mr and Mrs Kelly Holiday July 2018

Very pretty and quaint, it was very hot on our visit I would advise anyone to take water with them... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Sharon K
via mobile
Wonderful spring and good coffee

The spring is lovely to see (especially on a sunny day) and there is a typical coffee shop on the... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Hannah B
via mobile
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  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
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Rua da Fonte, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is such a beautiful place to visit if you're in Alte ,it's a natural spring filled swimming area where all the Portuguese visit and use the free BBQs just bring the charcoal and food etc and sit by the water have a beer in...More

1  Thank garybednall1-uk
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 17, 2017

After having found the Vigario falls completely dried out, we went here to swim. A very social place for the locals, with lots of young people hanging out. The water is a bit mucky - don't come if you're sensitive to water quality. But on...More

3  Thank eostraie
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

A very nice picnic spot with a cafe and seating area next to the canal. Some people would say it’s a long way to go for very little bit we’re glad we made the effort. It’s a very pretty spot and you can walk back...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Very pretty and quaint, it was very hot on our visit I would advise anyone to take water with them on their visit especially if you have children

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Ideal when you are in the neighbourhood but wouldn't advise this place if you have to drive a while to get here.

Thank Yf S
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

The spring is lovely to see (especially on a sunny day) and there is a typical coffee shop on the corner of Rua da Fonte, which when sitting outside, offers a lovely view of the running water. It is so peaceful here and the town...More

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Quite quiet on a slightly overcast afternoon in April. There’s a sense of calm just being in this place:

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is such a beautiful place to visit if you're in Alte ,it's a natural spring filled swimming area where all the Portuguese visit and use the free BBQs just bring the charcoal and food etc and sit by the water have a beer in...More

1  Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We took a drive up the hills to Alte after being recommended to visit that the village is quaint and it lived up to its name cobbled streets quaint restaurants and the famous Fonte reputed to loose years off your looks if you swim in...More

Thank robfirstaid100
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Have visited several times now at different times of the year. Picturesque village to wander around for a couple of hours. Stop off at fonte and watch for the ducks geese and fish. Ideal place to rest in the sun and dangle your feet in...More

Thank Middleagespred
Reviewed October 2, 2017

It's a spring, with a series of pools for paddling and swimming. There's also an auditorium built into the hillside, so I assume there are events held here. Widely used by local families for relaxed gatherings and picnics there are a couple of bars here...More

Thank meadowend51
Reviewed September 17, 2017

After having found the Vigario falls completely dried out, we went here to swim. A very social place for the locals, with lots of young people hanging out. The water is a bit mucky - don't come if you're sensitive to water quality. But on...More

3  Thank eostraie
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