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A little network of trails that allows us to walk up and discover Mount Santa Trega in depth. The main route,
known as the Volta Promonte (PR-G 122), on the top of the mountain, is accompanied by other smaller
trails known as Camiño de Citania (1), Atalla Vello (2), Camiño da Fonte da Cal (3), Camiño do Concheiro (4),
Camiño do Carro e da Cruz do Home (5) and the Camiño das 14 revoltas (6).
You can choose from several
combinations; it is possible to start
the journey in A Guarda from the
neighbourhood of A Cruzada, either
from the parish of Camposancos
or from the highest point on the
mountain that houses the Visitors’
Centre and other services for hikers.
This set of pathways provides
us with a geographical area of
exceptional beauty, with endless
views over the River Miño, its
mouth and the Atlantic Ocean – it
is a unique viewpoint.
Each pathway maintains its own
identity and proposes routes to
visit places like the Santa Trega
Hill Fort, the Ares Viewpoint, A
Pedra Furada and A Cruz do Home,
The series of services located
on Santa Trega, with a car park
and catering, among others, are
the perfect combination to plan
a whole day of enjoyment in
From the centre of A Guarda head for La Alameda,
pass the Cultural Centre and take the road up the hill
until you come to the starting and finishing point
of the route.
The Ways of St. James
Portiguese Route by coast
Santa Trega Hill Fort
Monte Santa Trega Hill Fort. At a height of
326 metres and almost at the summit of the
mountain, this settlement dating from the 1st
century BC is an example of the strategic type
with its defenses in the mouth of the River Miño
and the proximity of crop fields and pasture for
It was declared a National Historical and Artistic
Monument in 1931 and only a small part of the
site has been excavated.
It is one of the most advanced hill forts in
the peninsula and even has a restored house.
Highlights include the composition and zoning
of the streets and its water channelling system.
The houses are grouped into districts of eight
houses with a fortification around the whole.
Circular constructions predominate, in many
cases with an entrance hall, but there are also
oval and square constructions.
There is also a small museum which exhibits
pieces from the excavation.
7,7 km (The main route is 1.9 km and the other routes
Point of Departure / Arrival
Point of arrival: O Trega Forest House
(A Guarda) - UTM:29T X:510914 Y:4637955
Starting point: Areses Viewpoint (A Guarda) - UTM:29T X:510964 Y:4638267
Areses viewpoint, Santa Trega Hill Fort, O Trega
40 minutes for the main route and 2 hours for the
On top of Mount Santa Trega.
cartography I.G.N. (1:25:000)
298-IV A Guarda.
Concello da Guarda Tel.: 986 610 000