GR 53 PANORÁMICO DE VIGO

Hiking
3389
On the Way of St. James

Location

Pontevedra

Gondomar | Mos | Redondela | Vigo

Coordinates:
42º 14' 54.9" N - 8º 40' 34.4" W
42º 10' 02.9" N - 8º 48' 17.8" W

Description

This itinerary skirts the municipal borders of Vigo across its mountainous side, giving remarkable views of the city and the ria.
It is a route designed to show people from this large city the natural environment that spreads out just a few metres from their homes. A series of forest parks have been located in parishes in Vigo District which, equipped with everything necessary for leisure and rest, are decisive in this pathways massive success at weekends.
There is also place for history, however: the Fragoselo petroglyphs, the dolmens in the area of El Mercantil and the remains of the old defensive wall of Monte O Galiñeiro.
Rural architecture in Chandebrito and Fraga, the beautiful site of the As Maquías mill on the River Zamáns, autochthonous forests and this whole natural environment far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, making this a highly attractive and much-visited pathway.

Access

By town bus to Saiáns, A Garrida, University, Rebullón, Airport and A Madroa. In Saiáns, leave from the Church of San Xurxo. In A Madroa set off from in front of the zoo.

The Ways of St. James

Portiguese Route
Portiguese Route by coast

Longitude

The main pathway covers 39.9 km and the variations GR 53.1 and 53.2 cover a distance of 8.1 and 10.2 km respectively.

Point of Departure / Arrival

Point of arrival: A Madroa (Vigo).
Starting point: Saiáns (Vigo)

Route

Saiáns, A Garrida, Puxeiros and A Madroa.

Difficulty

Medium

Duration

This is a very long route, so it is recommended to be tackled over several days. It has a large number of ups and downs although the
going is quite gentle.

Equipment

If the plan is to do the whole pathway in a weekend, you will need enough equipment. Water is easy to find all along the route.

Services

Provisions in the towns surrounding Vigo.

M.I.D.E.

Effort M.I.D.E.:
Itinerary M.I.D.E.:
Displacement M.I.D.E.:
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Bicycle access

Partially suitable

Horse access

Totally suitable

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

Nº 223-II Redondela, 223-III Vigo, 223-IV Mos, 261-I Baiona, 261-II O Porriño.

Further information

Federación Galega de Montañismo

Tel.: 986 208 758 / Fax: 986 207 407
e-mail: sendeirismofgm@yahoo.es
www.fgmontanismo.com

Kind of route

Large travel

Interest

Scenic interest

Connections with other trails

Map

Initial pickup date: 01/08/2019
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