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Caldas de Rei to Padron

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Cross the deep forests of Mount Castelo before crossing a bridge to the province of A Coruna and Padron.
easy
Distance 18.8 km
5:00 h
149 m
163 m
Leaving Caldas de Reis,  cross the area of Mount Castelo where deep forests are dotted with the waters of the Valga River and ancient mills.  Cross a bridge separating the provinces of Pontevedra and A Coruna to find Padron, home to illustrious Galician writers such as Camino Jose Cela and Rosalia de Castro.
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Author
Laura Paterson
Update: August 01, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
165 m
Lowest point
3 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries: 

WPSCPCW 

WPSCPCW2

Start

Caldas de Reis (24 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.603672, -8.642888
DMS
42°36'13.2"N 8°38'34.4"W
UTM
29T 529294 4716866
w3w 
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Destination

Padron

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
42.603672, -8.642888
DMS
42°36'13.2"N 8°38'34.4"W
UTM
29T 529294 4716866
w3w 
///unconscious.hospitable.hyped
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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Arnold and Nancy Ames
March 19, 2020 · Community
Nice walk today.....Padron is big and industrial...have a beer and walk across the river!
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When did you do this route? March 13, 2020

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
18.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
149 m
Descent
163 m
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