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Arcade to Pontevedra

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Begin the day with a climb to the  Church of Santa Marta with views over the Bay of Vigo before continuing to Pontevedra.
easy
Distance 12.6 km
3:30 h
145 m
163 m
143 m
0 m
Begin the day by climbing the ancient stone road of the Verea Vella da Canicouva past small fields and into a forest area. Explore the 13th century Church of Santa Marta with its panoramic views over the Bay of Vigo before arriving in Pontevedra. This bustling city has a wonderful atmosphere and some great restaurants offering fine Galician cuisine.
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Author
Laura Paterson
Update: August 01, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
143 m
Lowest point
0 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries: 

WPSCPCW 

WPSCPCW2

 

Start

Arcade (26 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.342045, -8.608798
DMS
42°20'31.4"N 8°36'31.7"W
UTM
29T 532224 4687828
w3w 
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Destination

Pontevedra

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
42.342045, -8.608798
DMS
42°20'31.4"N 8°36'31.7"W
UTM
29T 532224 4687828
w3w 
///incidentally.forwarded.pathways
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Rating

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(1)
Arnold and Nancy Ames
March 12, 2020 · Community
And probably the second best day..Of course it's short and Pontevedra is a neat place.
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When did you do this route? March 11, 2020

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
12.6 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
145 m
Descent
163 m
Highest point
143 m
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