PR-G 210 RUTA DO CASTRO DE DOADE

Hiking
2
On the Way of St. James

Location

Lalín - Pontevedra

Coordinates:
42º 36' 32.2" N - 8º 07' 56.7" W

Description

This route begins at the Casa do Patron ethnographic museum, in Codesedo, and runs along both banks of the Asneiro river and its tributary Lebozán.

From Codesedo, the path turns towards the Castro de Doade prehistoric site. The rest of the route uncovers the rich heritage of this mainly agricultural area. On this route, you will find mediaeval roads, bridges, pontellas (clapper bridges) and mills. The Froiz mill is particularly notable for its construction and and protected environment. The Romanesque church of San Xoán de Vilanova is also of note.

Its location on the Asneiro River mean that its riverside forests bring freshness and joy. Towering above the rest of the forest are enormous chestnut and oak trees, with the Soutolongo oak being identified as having the largest crown in Galicia.

 

Access

From Lalín follow the PO-534 to the roundabout to access the railway station. Continue towards the Mouriscade recreational area and follow the indications to the Casa do Patron ethnographic museum.

The Ways of St. James

The Winter Camino
Vía de la Plata

A plus

Carballo de Soutolongo

Carballo de soutolongo is a large specimen Galician arboreal senlleira (singular tree). These protected and peculiar specimens represent a valuable living legacy of incalculable natural value, considering that they have survived the test of time and have unique characteristics compared to other species.

The experts who carried out the study of this particular oak (Quercus robur L.) placed its age at between 150 and 200 years. Its size reaches 26 metres and its crown is 22.5 x 24 metres. It is located between the banks of the Asneiro river and a private property dedicated to cultivation, near the Espinosa mill.

Longitude

15.7 km. The main route measures 14.5 km and the deviations are am additional 1.2 km.

Point of Departure / Arrival

Point of arrival: Casa do Patrón en Codesedo (Concello de Lalín)
Starting point: Casa do Patrón en Codesedo (Concello de Lalín)

Route

Codesedo, Castro de Doade, molino de Froiz, Vilanova, San Tomé, Carracedo, Mouriscade, Codesedo.

Difficulty

Media - Baixa

Duration

4 hours and 35 minutes.

Equipment

Hiking boots are recommended.

Services

In Codesedo and, off the trail in Lalín.

M.I.D.E.

Effort M.I.D.E.:
Itinerary M.I.D.E.:
Displacement M.I.D.E.:
Enviroment M.I.D.E.:

Bicycle access

Apto con reservas

Horse access

Totally suitable

cartography I.G.N. (1:25:000)

154-I Lalín

Further information

Concello de Lalín
Tel.: 986 787 060
turismo.lalin.gal

http://museoetnografico.net

Kind of route

Small travel

Tipificación

Architectural interest
Natural interest

Map

Initial pickup date: 01/08/2019
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