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Arzúa to Rúa

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  • Walking to Rua
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    Photo: Heleen Bosch, Macs Adventure
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moderate
Distance 18.8 km
5:00 h
263 m
390 m
420 m
279 m
Upon leaving Arzua perhaps pick up some of the region’s delicious cheese for lunch. Throughout the day you’ll be walking through different villages: Brea, Calzada, Rua and A Calle; the meaning of which is synonymous with ‘Camino’.
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Author
Heleen Bosch
Update: November 23, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
420 m
Lowest point
279 m

Start

Arzúa (389 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.927252, -8.160480
DMS
42°55'38.1"N 8°09'37.7"W
UTM
29T 568508 4753078
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Destination

A Rúa

Turn-by-turn directions

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Coordinates

DD
42.927252, -8.160480
DMS
42°55'38.1"N 8°09'37.7"W
UTM
29T 568508 4753078
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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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
263 m
Descent
390 m
Highest point
420 m
Lowest point
279 m

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