Salt de Tenes (Sant Miquel del Fai)

Salt de Tenes was essentially our lone waterfalling experience near the city of Barcelona though it also had that rare combination of a waterfall juxtaposed with history. However, belying its…

Cascada de Ratera

Cascada de Ratera was kind of our waterfalling excuse to make the visit out to the lakes of the Espot side of Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici. This waterfall was sourced…

Cascada de Gerber

Cascada de Gerber was an unexpected waterfalling surprise as we made the long drive across the Pyrenees from Torla to Espot. We didn’t even know this waterfall existed when we were planning…

Cola de Caballo, Grados de Soaso, Cascadas del Estrecho, Cascada de la Cueva, y Cascada de Arripas

The Cola de Caballo (horse’s tail) was the destination of perhaps the quintessential Spanish Pyrenees experience. Indeed, the all-day excursion seemed to have it all – a picturesque valley,…

Cascada de Cotatuero

Cascada de Cotatuero was said to be the tallest waterfall in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park at 200m. Not only was this waterfall tall, but it was also situated in a cirque, which was…

Cascadas del Rio Gandara

The Cascadas del Rio Gandara (or more accurately Cascadas del Río Gándara with the accents) was supposed to be a long cascade viewable from a pair of overhanging observation decks that could induce…

Nacimiento del Rio Ason

The Nacimiento del Rio Ason (or more accurately el Nacimiento del Río Asón with the accents) was a dramatic waterfall attraction where an impressively tall waterfall framed the Asón Valley. It was…

Cascada de Gujuli (Cascada de Goiuri)

Cascada de Gujuli was one of several waterfalls that we encountered between Burgos and Bilbao. And like many of the ones that we saw during our mid-June 2015 visit to the area, this 100m tall…

Salto del Nervion

Of all the waterfalls that we encountered between Burgos and Bilbao, Salto del Nervion (or more accurately Salto del Nervión with the accent) by far was the best performer. Not only were we…

Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo (Cascada de las Merindades)

The Cascada de Orbaneja del Castillo (I’ve also seen it called Cascada de Merindades) was an example of how a waterfalling motive to visit a particular area could yield hidden surprises. In this…

Cascada La Mea

Cascada La Mea (or Cascada de la Mea) was an unexpected waterfalling excursion for us. The only reason why we visited the nearby town of Puentedey was to check out the impressive natural bridge…

Cascada de Pedrosa de Tobalina

The Cascada de Pedrosa de Tobalina was where the Río Jerea plunged some 10-15m over a wide slab of bedrock within the namesake town of Pedrosa de Tobalina. Unlike most of the waterfalls that we had…

Cascada de Penaladros

The Cascada de Penaladros (or more accurately, Cascada de Peñaladros) was where the rushing Río San Miguel dropped some 15m into a lush ravine. In fact, what really got our attention about this…

Cascada de Nocedo (Cascada de Valdecesar or Cola de Caballo)

The Cascada de Nocedo at first glance seemed like a pretty ordinary waterfall. However, when we paid more attention to its somewhat tight surroundings within a small chasm, we realized that there…

Waterfalls of the Cares Gorge

The waterfalls of the Cares Gorge page was basically my excuse to talk about the famous hike that quite possibly was the quintessential Picos de Europa experience. But it turned out that there was…

Salto do Coro

Salto do Coro was kind of our waterfalling break as we made the long drive between Santiago de Compostela and Ribadeo. Although it wasn’t big (probably 10-15m tall), it had a lush and intimate…

Fervenza do Ezaro

The Fervenza do Ezaro (or Fervenza do Ézaro with the accent) was a pleasant waterfalling surprise for us as it was a high-volume waterfall set amidst a windswept rocky landscape all within…

Fervenza do Toxa

The Fervenza do Toxa was our first taste of waterfalling in the lush Galicia Region of Spain in the country’s northwest. The thing that really stood out to us about this excursion was that there…

Pozo de los Humos

Pozo de los Humos (meaning well of smoke) was one of those semi-remote out-of-the-way waterfalls not far from the Spanish-Portugese border that was really our waterfalling excuse to visit the…

Cascadas del Monasterio de Piedra

The Monasterio de Piedra (Stone Monastery) was a natural park that featured countless waterfalls. In fact, we were so overwhelmed by the sheer number of waterfalls that were flowing throughout the…