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Fraga da Água d’Alta waterfall

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  • / Fraga de Água d’Alta Waterfall
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  • / Fraga de Água d’Alta Waterfall
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São 50 metros de desnível vencidos por uma sucessão de três véus de água que podem ser observados ao perto e a partir do miradouro situado por cima da cascata, na Cabeça Murada.
The Fraga de Água d’Alta is located close to Orvalho in the municipality of Oleiros, on the Água d’Alta Stream, originating in the Muradal Mountain. The 50 meter drop with three falls can be observed up close and from the viewpoint located above the waterfall, at Cabeça Murada [Walled Head].

Here, the biodiversity is remarkable, among it the remnants of the Laurissilva forest that covered southwest Europe before the glaciations, and which currently only persists in rare places, such as the laurustinus and one of largest Portuguese laurel populations left in the world.

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Updated: May 20, 2020

Getting there

Acesso partindo de Orvalho, Oleiros

Coordinates

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40.011067, -7.795108
DMS
40°00'39.8"N 7°47'42.4"W
UTM
29T 602834 4429680
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Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
22.7 km
2:20 h
276 m
345 m
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Fraga da Água d’Alta waterfall

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