The waterfalls of Ezaro, or Cascada Ezaro, located at the foot of Mount Pindo, are fed by the River Xallas the largest river feeding waterfalls that empty into the Atlantic Ocean. Scotland and some of the fjords in Norway have similar streams, but these are said to be the largest.
Small, but scenic, the road to the top of the Mirador, or lookout point, has a 30 degree gradient. It's not long, only a bit over a mile (1.9 km) but it is steep, seeing over an 800 feet (250 meters) difference in that short distance, averaging a 13-29% gradient.
Even more remarkable was the fact that part of the Vuelta a España, a multiple stage bicycle race, took on this road as part of its tour, making it one the steepest roads a Spanish bike ever taken on in a road race.
The views at the top are grand and the sunsets, spectacular. Sadly, once we got to the top on this day, we were in a cloud of fog. But we took advantage of a photo with the family, nonetheless.
On a clear day, you can see the Cape of Finisterre, the beach at Carnota, and Corcubion Bay. Here is one visitor's trek up the road to the top to capture sunset. It's gorgeous!
Visitors can walk close the falls on tiered wooden walkways, with various lookout points that make fun photo opps.
And rocks along the bank of the river where you can climb and explore.
But no swimming.
There is a small river delta and marina before the river hits the beach.
And there are places for picnicking along the river's shore.
The Falls at Ezaro, or Cascada Ezaro, may be unknown outside of Spain, or even outside of Galicia, but they made for a lovely after-siesta walk and a place to explore some of the natural beauty this region has to offer.
What is one area of your world, virtually unknown to most, but worth a visit and some exploration?