The wooden paths of Fragas de São Simão connect the Schist Village of Casal de São Simão to the river beach and the viewpoint of São Simão. These wooden paths cross the gorge of Ribeira de Alge river stream. A journey that will lead you across the most amazing landscapes full of contrasts.

  • Trail length: 1730 meters
  • When to go: all year long
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes
  • Main attractions: Fragas de São Simão | Schist Village of Casal de São Simão| Ribeira de Alge river stream | Hermitage of São Simão dating back to 1458

The wooden paths of Fragas de São Simão embrace dramatic granite landscapes, steep hills, an enchanting valley and also vestiges of laurel forest.