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Address: Querenca | Tor, Loule, Portugal
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Always something interesting to see

My wife and I have done this walk several times in different seasons and there's always something interesting to see. This time it was a kingfisher in the pools near the spring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
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English first
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

My wife and I have done this walk several times in different seasons and there's always something interesting to see. This time it was a kingfisher in the pools near the spring. We find that its best to park near the road, by the derelict house, and walk along the gravel track from there to the bend by the house... More 

Thank FarehamMike
Loule, Portugal
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Unfortunately 2 caves that exist on site are now closed due to vandalisation but It's still a very beautiful place to visit and enjoy the freshness of the nature and probably hike for a while. It has good accesses and is overall well preserved.

Thank FabioSGuerreiro
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Loved it. I'm not much of a rambler, but this is a very well preserved natural area with good access and well signposted to keep you on track. Interesting fact boards dotted along the trail telling you about the history, plants and animal life specific to the valley. There is a beautiful but derelict house at the entrance to the... More 

Thank Otto F
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74 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

A lovely walk - we took the shorter route which is about 3 miles around the valley, there are interesting notice boards detailing the flora and fauna as you go around. Apparently legend is that the waters keep you looking young! Can't attest to that but its early days! There is car parking at the start finish and lovely views!... More 

1 Thank roystammers
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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82 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A true gem out of the city, but definitely worth the trip. Dining indoors or outside, you'll experience true Portuguese cuisine!

1 Thank Stephani P
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Level it is not! there are some pretty steep climbs if you're old and not very fit, but nothing we couldn't handle. The views across the valley, the flora and fauna, the whole unspoilt beauty of the place was little short of breathtaking. It's a circular walk, about 5km and took us just over an hour. We could have taken... More 

3 Thank Jennifer P
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

we were expecting more... you can drive all the way to the water if you want. but there is limited parking. we were not impressed by the small stream of water. the walk there is oke but on a dirt road. the surroundings are pretty. would not recommend to go out of your way to get there.

2 Thank Rdam413
Limoges, France
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Well signposted and just off the main N396 road north of Querença, this is quite an easy walk for those like us – the well over 65s. A little tip though, instead of parking at the first stop, travel along the 30km per hour track until you reach the second parking area. This saves a lot of walking, which is... More 

6 Thank KR87140
Lagos, Portugal
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87 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice drive getting there. Park your car if driving where recommended as the road getting to the fonts is not road worthy. It's a lovely walk surrounded by carob trees, oaks and so much more. The sound coming from the falls can be heard a ways off before finding it. The power of the water is shocking because before you... More 

3 Thank yeshiyang
Victoria, Canada
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A truly delightful spot. It is somewhat confusing when coming off the highway but just note it is 1 km from turning at the old house to the parking lot where it is then a short walk to the falls.

2 Thank rvscotty

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