Pulo do Lobo, Mertola

4.1
#2 of 8 in Things to do in Mertola
Pulo do Lobo is a waterfall 17km north of Mértola, in the Lower Alentejo region of Portugal. It is the highest waterfall in Southern Portugal. Its name means "wolf's leap" in English; it was said that only a brave man or a wild animal when chased could leap over the gorge that was created by the waterfall. This waterfall is located at an altitude of between 33 and 35 metres in a very narrow gorge in the River Guadiana.Pulo do Lobo is the most dramatic stretch of the Guadiana, where the "river boils between harsh walls, the rushing of water, hit, flow and wind gnawing a millimeter per century per millennium, a nothing in eternity" wrote as José Saramago, one of Portugal's most famous writers.
Arrange your visit to Pulo do Lobo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mertola using our Mertola tour itinerary builder site .
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Pulo do Lobo
Pulo do Lobo Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
246 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • All the years I eat at least 2 to 3 times every summer and always the same a the kitchen wonder and just a treat, really a great restaurant
    View original
  • Without much to see and explore with the children, but it's worth it, because it's worth seeing what nature provides.
    View original
  • A place unique geography and relative easy access via Almond. Not to be missed if you are around.
    View original

Plan your trip to Mertola

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Mertola

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Mertola by other users

4 days in Mertola BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 35 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Beja District BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Beja District BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL September, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: September, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 58 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Santiago do Cacem, Mertola & Beja BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Evora & Mertola BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Mertola BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Alentejo BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Beja District BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans