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Hiking trail

Arcade to Pontevedra

· 2 reviews · Hiking trail · Soutomaior
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Enjoy wonderful views of the Bay of Vigo before heading to Ponteverda

easy
13.4 km
3:30 h
154 m
171 m

Begin the day by climbing the ancient stone paths of the Verea Vella da Canicouva. Explore the 13th century Church of Santa Maria with it’s wonderful views over the Bay of Vigo before arriving in Pontevedra.

Pontevedra is the most “city-like” town on the route aside from Santiago and a bustling place with a great atmosphere.

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Minna Harshbarger
Updated: April 29, 2019

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
143 m
Lowest point
0 m

Tips, hints and links

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WPSCPFULL

WPSCP5

WPSCP4&5

Start

Arcade (29 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.340519, -8.607053
DMS
42°20'25.9"N 8°36'25.4"W
UTM
29T 532368 4687659
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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.

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Coordinates

DD
42.340519, -8.607053
DMS
42°20'25.9"N 8°36'25.4"W
UTM
29T 532368 4687659
w3w 
///tailed.diarists.offerings
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Reviews

5.0
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Sharon Bennett
September 28, 2019 · Community
Beautiful route from Arcade to Pontevedra. All wooden area and passing small farms
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Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:58 PM
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Barbara Dunstan
September 09, 2019 · Community
Do the off shoot trail from main walk, we didn’t and walked along the road to Pontevedra.
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Nice walk
Photo: Barbara Dunstan, Community
Lots of grape vines
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Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:59 PM
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:58 PM
Nice walk
Lots of grape vines

Reviews
Difficulty
easy
Distance
13.4 km
Duration
3:30h
Ascent
154 m
Descent
171 m

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