Normally the waterfalls always have their fall in water of the same composition (sweet or salty) but in Costa da Morte there is a unique waterfall in Europe that has its mouth in the Atlantic Ocean and is a spectacle that is rarely seen in life. This is why it is one of the most important waterfalls in Galicia and we will talk a little more about it below..
Location of the Ézaro waterfall
As we said before, This waterfall is located in the autonomous community of Galicia, in the province of La Coruña, in the coastal region of Costa da Morte, in the municipality of Dumbría, exactly in the parish of Ézaro. Originally, The name of this waterfall is Fervenza do Ézaro in Galician and it is produced by the mouth of the Jallas river (Xallas) to the Atlantic ocean.
Characteristics of the Ézaro Waterfall
The source of this waterfall may appear to come from a single reservoir, but it really comes from the Xallas river, which passes through the entire Dumbría municipality, has a length of approximately 57 km. The Xallas River is an excellent source of hydroelectric energy, and the reservoirs that take advantage of this potential are:
- Waterfall dam
- Dam of the Ponte Olveira
- Santa Uxía Reservoir
Why visit the Ézaro Waterfall?
The easiest question to answer is why not visit the Ézaro Waterfall? The only answer would be "there is no reason". In other words, It is the only opportunity that many will have in their life to see a waterfall with a waterfall 40 meters high, flow into the ocean, contemplate the synchronicity of nature, and enjoy the attractions in the reservoirs upstream. Some of the activities you can do in the surroundings are:
- Visit the Finisterre Lighthouse
- Take a bath on the beaches
- Investigate a little more about the culture and history of the Costa da Morte