Itinerary Sanabria Way Routes Puebla de Sanabria to Santiago de Compostela
|Day 1. Arrival to Puebla de Sanabria
Once you get to Puebla de Sanabria, you should visit the old town and the main square, the Castle and the church of Nuestra Señora del Azogue.
Accommodation in Puebla de Sanabria.
|Day 2. Puebla de Sanabria - A Gudiña (53,3 Km)
Breakfast in Puebla de Sanabria.
You will leave Puebla de Sanabria crossing the medieval bridge over the river Castro. You will keep cycling until reaching the Church of St James, next to the village of Terroso. This stage is quite challenging, as you will have to go up Padornelo Pass before reaching A Gudiña. This town belongs to Ourense (Galicia), and it features the churches of San Martiño (from the 18th Century) and San Pedro (from the 17th Century).
Accommodation in A Gudiña.
|Day 3. A Gudiña - Laza (35 Km)
Breakfast in A Gudiña.
This stage will take you from A Gudiña to Laza, passing by some nice villages along the Way, such as Campobecerros, Portocamba and As Eiras. Finally, you will arrive at Laza, where you can visit the church of San Xoán de Laza. This town is also very popular beacause of the Carnival festivities.
Accommodation in Laza.
|Day 4. Laza - Ourense (55,2 Km)
Breakfast in Laza.
You will leave Laza today and will head towards Ourense, the capital of the province. Once in Ourense, do not miss the opportunity to visit its wonderful Cathedral, a great temple of Romanesque style. Other landmarks to take into account include the Ponte Vela over the river Miño, the church of the Saint Trinity, the old town and the Church of Saint Francis.
Accommodation in Ourense.
|Day 5. Ourense - Oseira (30,8 Km)
Breakfast in Ourense.
In this first stage, you will leave Ourense through the Roman Bridge and will start walking towards Oseira, which features a beautiful monastery from the XIII century. On the Way, you will pass by Cea, where you can taste their delicious bread.
Accommodation in Oseira.
|Day 6. Oseira - Silleda (34,3 Km)
Breakfast in Oseira.
From the Monastery of Oseira, you will continue the route passing by Vilarello, Carbadeliña and A Gouxa, entering the province of Pontevedra. Greenery and rural landscapes surround the Way. Leaving Prado, you will walk towards Ponte Ulla, crossing the beautiful bridge of Taboada. Before arriving at Silleda, the biggest town on this stage, you will get the chance to see the Romanesque church of Santiago do Transfontao and a lovely 18th- century manor.
Accommodation in Silleda.
|Day 7. Silleda - Santiago de Compostela (41,1 Km)
Breakfast in Silleda.
You will keep walking, crossing the river and entering the province of A Coruña, arriving at Ponte Ulla. This last stage leaves from Silleda, crossing several roads and railway lines, until reaching the nice chapel of Santa Lucía. Once in Santiago, you will be surrounded by many landmarks. The main points of interest are the Cathedral and the Square of Obradoiro, but that does not mean those are the only remarkable places, as it is also recommendable to take a stroll around the historic district, to taste the gastronomy and to visit some other iconic buildings such as the Catholic Monarchs Inn, the Monastery of San Martín Pinario or the Pazo of Raxoi.
Accommodation in Santiago de Compostela.
|Day 8. Breakfast and end of services