Best trails in Forcarei, Galicia

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Explore the most popular trails near Forcarei with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Forcarei, Galicia
Top trails (3)
#1 - Nature Path to Candán
Forcarei, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 27 m
This circular route ends in the well-known Monastery of Aciveiro. Walking towards the village of Vilaverde, the still pueril river Lérez is crossed surrounded by many tree species until arriving, near A Rochela, to an old colmenar that offers testimony of the past presence of the bear in these high mountains of Pontevedra. Then, between meadows, bushes, tremedal trees and small forests, it ascends through the gentle slopes of the Sierra de O Candán, a natural space that participates in the European project of the Natura 2000 Network. The route descends gently towards Lamasgalán de Arriba where a primitive path of car drives the traveler to Lamasgalán de Abaixo. Enjoying the landscapes and humanized ecosystems of this place, you will reach the beautiful old bridge of Andón (Ponte Vella de Andón), then cross the banks of Lérez in search of the monastery. Forcarei stone houses, bridges, mills and crosses are signs of the famous work of the old quarries of these lands. Show more
#2 - Ruta das Pontes do Río Lérez
Forcarei, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 4 h 17 m
The Cistercian medieval monastery of Santa María de Aciveiro marks the beginning of this fishermen's path that runs along the banks of the river Lérez to the village of Gaxín. At present, his church is used for parochial worship while the monastic dependencies were subject to restoration and hosted a hotel-monument with the category of 3 stars. After visiting the monastery, the route descends towards the river that will accompany us to the medieval bridge of Andón. To this point, the path shares the route of the PR-G 100. The route momentarily leaves the river to go towards Pico Valiñas, a thick vegetation accompanies the hiker to Ponte da Carballa, where he recovers the company of the river Lérez. From this point and through a thick riverbank forest, the path will take you from one bank to the other, crossing the bridges of O Crego, Maril, Ponte Vella and Nova de Forcarei, as well as the medieval Gomail bridge where it is definitively abandoned The course of this beautiful river and ascends to reach the village of Gaxín. Show more
#3 - Outeiro do Couto
Forcarei, Galicia, Spain
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 57 m