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How to get there: Drive on the LU-701 to Fonsagrada, where you follow the sign for "Seimeira de Vilagocende" to the LU-721. Continue along this road 6.6 km, until meet the sign for "Seimeira de Vilagocende" on your right, between the kilometre posts 6 and 7, just before you reach the village of Vilagocende.  (Roadmap)

Distance: 55min/3.1km

Follow the sign for "Seimeira de Vilagocende" to a track (495 m), which descends gently to a pine forest. Later the track turns into a path (14min) (425 m). Just before you reach the waterfall, you see your return route, a path branching off uphill to the right.

The waterfall of Vilagocende (16min) (420 m) builds a large pool edged with stone plates. Looking down from the bridge, you see the river fed by the waterfall. There is also a fountain.

After enjoying the waterfall, take the path to the left (17min) (425 m). This path is steep and difficult to walk, in some places also difficult to follow. Keep an eye on the white-yellow waymarks, which show the way all the time uphill. When you come to a track (35min) (525 m), turn right. The track takes you to the LU-721 (41min) (560 m). Turn right and return back to the beginning of the route (55min).


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