Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau, Faja Grande

Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
Cascata do Poço do Bacalhau is a waterfall near Fajã Grande on the Azores island of Flores, Portugal.

It falls from a height of about 90 metres (300 ft). While the waterfall is highly active in the rainy season, during the summer it is reduced to a trickle into the pond below which is used for bathing. The waterfall is fed from the mountains in the centre of the island which are frequently covered in cloud. Eels can be observed in the pond below the falls.
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  • If you don't mind taking a couple of steps off the village don't miss this spot! It is tranquil and nice.  more »
  • What a wonderful place in a wonderful setting. Watching the water come down the green mountains and at the bottom of it creating that small pool is something else. But then turning around and...  more »
  • It is a waterfall where you can swim in its small natural pool. In summertime the water is refreshing but not too cold. A real experience.
  • A must see in Flores. Very beautiful Cascata Where you can just relax and enjoy the nature and out your tired feet on the water.

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