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This trail begins and ends in the parish of Faial da Terra – Municipality of Povoação, and lasts approximately 3,5 hours. Initially it raises to the place of Sanguinho, that got its name from the abundant endemic with the same name (Frangula azorica). Then, the trail continues to the waterfall “Salto do Prego”, in one of the most beautiful places of the island. This is the perfect stopover for pick nick lunch and also for bathing in the crystal-clear waters of the waterfall. The return is done along the path parallel to a stream that flows from the waterfall to the parish of Faial da Terra, through lush vegetation. He return to Ponta Delgada includes a stop in the village of Povoação, the first village of São Miguel Island.
Minimum age: 6 years
(until 18 years must be accompanied by parents or guardians, , or bring a written permission).
The performance of the activities are subject to weather conditions and logistics.
Minimum equipment necessary
Footwear suitable for walking (Hiking boots), comfortable clothing, light jacket, extra t-shirt or sweatshirt, snack, water, swimsuit, towel, backpack, sunscreen and hat.
Walking poles , and gaiters (Winter).
Schedules and meeting points
Duration: 7 hours
Difficulty: Medium (good physical. cond.)
Period: All year
850 College Street,
Toronto, ON M6H 1A2
Monday to Friday
9:30am – 5:30pm