Frecha da Mizarela

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Frecha da Mizarela is one of the highest waterfalls of Europe, with a 75m drop. It is part of Caima river and its formation is due to an intersection between greywackes (harder and more resistant) and schists (softer), which provided different water erosions, thus carving this big drop.

Frecha da Mizarela - FURTHER INFORMATION

Frecha da Mizarela - Arouca visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Frecha da Mizarela' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Beira Litoral.

The Frecha da Mizarela waterfall is near to the villages of Albergaria da Serra and Mizarela in the Sierra Freita of northern Portugal. It is a popular attraction with hikers, being one of the tallest waterfalls in Europe. This panorama shows the approach to Frecha da Mizarela, which can be seen falling over the ridge above the hikers. The waterfall is also popular for canyoning.


Road: Frecha da Mizarela is about 20km south of Arouca on windy roads that passes through numerous villages.

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