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 Camino de Fisterra-Muxía...
A Coruña - 4 Stages - 118Km. - Medium - One-way Route - November 2007
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The Jacobean pilgrimage as such finds in the city of Santiago de Compostela. However, almost since the discovery of the tomb of St. James (s. IX) in what is now the city of Compostela, many pilgrims decided to extend their trip to the Costa da Morte ("Coast of Death"), in the area most Western Galicia against the rough waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

The reason for this tradition due to various reasons, all different, but all relatable, and the result is what is known as the Camino de Finisterre-Muxia. The Costa da Morte was for the former, as it were to the end of the Middle Ages, the last stronghold of the known world, the western point of continental Europe, the final leg of a route marked in the sky by the Milky Way a mythic-symbolic space in his impressive bulk of Cape Finisterre ("Finisterre") extreme hand.

It was aplace filled with all kinds of beliefs and pagan rituals in which the Romans (s. II BC) is startled to see the huge sun disappear into the water.

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A Coruña 4 118 Km. m. m. Media Recorrido Solo de Ida

Camino de Fisterra-Muxía | Entre Montañas

1. Santiago de Compostela - Negreira


Distance: 21 Km.Time: 04:30 h.
Santiago de Compostela - Negreira

AFTER & eacute; s to visit the Cathedral of Santiago, is left for the Camino de Finisterre-Mux & iacute; a from Obradoiro Square, the space m & aacute; s emblem & aacute; tico of the city, which is abandoned, passing between the palace Raxoi and Hostal dos Reis Cat & oacute;. Utilities and former Royal Hospital for the missing door or Trinidad Pilgrim

Map Santiago de Compostela

AFTER & eacute; s to cross to the baroque church of San Fructuoso and its facade oriented contemplation & oacute; n from the Obradoiro, which is topped with four notable statues of the Virtues of Prudence, Justice, Fortitude and Temperance, Way forward for pethat & ntilde; as and t & iacute; spades streets, among which the Hortas


The next destination is the & ldquo; carballeira & rdquo; (Oak) San Lourenço, which Rosal & iacute; de ??Castro devoted to one of the poems Follas Novas, referential work of poetry & iacute; a nineteenth century. The manor of San Lourenço de Trasouto, ancient medieval Franciscan monastery, noted for its architectural ensemble & oacute; nico, the medieval church and the works of Renaissance and Baroque art contained within. The cloister is embellished with a unique GARDEN. Boxwood n

The R & iacute; o Sarela approaches at times the semiurban layout of the route. If we walk at sunset and d & iacute; a & aacute est; clear, from some initial point of this itinerary is possible for exceptional sunsets over the old city and the facade of the cathedral.

Back in the town of Ames, the road reaches the n & uacute; Augapesada core of which retains a small & ntilde, or medieval bridge before beginning the ascension & oacute; n at high Ovellas Sea, from which it is contemplated in all its glory Valley A Ma & iacute; a


We are in an area that offers also & eacute; n interesting examples of religious architecture, such as the Baroque church of Trasmonte, and traditional buildings, which have their culmination & oacute; n in the n & uacute; core of Ponte Maceira. The houses and the remains of alg & uacute; n old restored mill, spread on both sides of r & iacute; o Tambre, provided by the m & aacute bridge; s all this meaningful way. This is a beautiful construction & oacute; n. Of the late fourteenth century, rebuilt in the eighteenth, which for centuries had great importance in communications between Santiago and Finisterre lands

Across the bridge opens for the region of A hiker Barcala, high production & oacute; n & aacute l; c & aacute CTEA;. Arnica

Negreira, the capital of this region is thelarger population & oacute; n & ndash; over two thousand & ndash; crossing the pilgrim before reaching the coast. The manor of Chancela gives way to this town, whose coat the bridge with his destruction & oacute shown; n there will be & iacute; a cut over the soldiers persegu & iacute; an to the disc & iacute; ples of Santiago hu & iacute; n the Roman legacy Finisterre.

Negreira medieval town referred to by Ernest Hemingway's novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, has in the manor of O Cot & oacute; n, restored medieval fortress in the seventeenth century, and in the adjoining chapel of St. Maurus , monuments M & aacute; s character & iacute; appliances

Itinerary Camino Finisterre

2. Negreira - Olveiroa


Distance: 33 Km.Time: 07:00 h.
Negreira - Olveiroa

A LITTLE or bridge over the r & iacute; o Barcala sit & uacute; a pilgrim Negreira off. The route returns to coincide at various points along this stretch, with the old road to Finisterre. As & iacute; remind us places like Cami & ntilde; o Real and Portocami & ntilde; or


At times, the course covers areas of highlands that allow broad prospects land in the municipalities of Negreira and Mazaricos this STILL last longer in the county of Xallas, known especially for its craftsmanship & iacute; as of cester & iacute; ay original women's hats, made of straw.

Another character & iacute; stica this stretch is popular architecture that has survived in part on the n & uacute; rural nuclei, with modest but beautiful and varied examples and alg STILL set of h & oacute; couriers & ndash; buildings intended for the conservation & oacute ; n of farm products & ndash; of remarkable beauty, as, inter alia, the location of Maro& Ntilde; as, which also & eacute; n has in its vicinity with rom & aacute church; nica Santa Mari & ntilde; a.

One of the points of greatest inter & eacute; s Landscap & iacute; stico offers the walker in the foothills of Mount Aro (556 m), from which part of the Terra Xallas contemplated


In the final part of this section the water is the main character. The R & iacute; o Xallas and its banks are present mainly in Ponteolveira, whose bridge was built in the sixteenth century and later renovated, sit & uacute; to Walker Township lands Dumbr & iacute; a. The route, which runs pr & oacute; XIMA Fervenza the reservoir on the Xallas, comes to an end when the place Olveiroa is reached, again with outstanding examples of the architecture of the area

ItinerAryan Camino Finisterre

3. Olveiroa - Fisterra


Distance: 35 Km.Time: 07:30 h.
Olveiroa - Fisterra

On leaving hospital, a village cont & oacute; with a modest hospital for pilgrims now gone, the road forks: be & aacute; necessary to decide whether the route leading to Finisterre or leads to follow Mux & iacute;. ay to the shrine of A Barca

If the traveler is directed first to Finisterre, the way you carry & aacute; the vicinity of the shrine of A Nosa Se & ntilde; ora das Neves (s XVIII.) with its & ldquo; & rdquo holy source; and a busy romer & iacute; each September 8, and also & eacute; n popular shrine of San Pedro M & aacute; martyr, another source & ldquo; miracle & rdquo; for various ailments. Already on top of O Cruzeiro da Armada (247 m), Walker provides, for the first time in the lejan & iacute; as & uacute; n, Cape Finisterre


The place is the s & iacute; I symbol of the district of the same name, which travel in the rest of the way whether we go to Finisterre like we do to Mux & iacute; a. This region, given como few all sorts of legends, boasts one of the coastal strips of greater beauty of the Pen & iacute; insula Ib & eacute; rica, where the large and tranquil beaches with rugged rock formations and brave as few sea alternate. Shellfishing, fishing and agriculture, with high quality handicrafts, also & eacute; n contribute to making the area a to & iacute;. So for the eyes and senses

Cee, the first town in the county to which the pilgrim has a remarkable business and highlights its Sunday services market. The manor of O Cot & oacute; ny building decimon & oacute; nico the Foundation & oacute; n Fernando Blanco are two of the s & iacute; symbols of the town, which also & eacute; n is the Church of Xunqueira, head g & oacute;. Tica

Very pr & oacute; XIMA est & aacute Cee; the villa Corcubi & oacute; n, which retains an old town declared hist & oacute whole, rich-art & iacute; stico, reflecting in large meextent of the former importance of its port. The church of San Marcos, g & oacute; tico-sailor and NEOG & oacute; tica, owes its name to the image of the patron of the town, a piece of wood Walk Corcubi & oacute; n, with Cee the bottom Shipyard Cee polychrome, of Italian origin from the late fifteenth century. Corcubi & oacute; n shellfish worships wealth of the area celebrating the first s & aacute; Saturday August each a & ntilde; or & nbsp; Clam Festival.

The road comes to Finisterre AFTER & eacute; s skirting, for about two kil & oacute; m, the dune formations of beautiful sandy beach Langosteira. Finisterre, tough town of sailors and fishermen, est & aacute; linked to the tradition & oacute; n pilgrimage since its inception


And the epicenter of that relationship & oacute; n is the church of Santa Mar & iacute; a das Areas, medieval, located at & nbsp; Outside the resort, way of Cape Finisterre. An archway, which is considered to form & oacute; part of DESAParecido medieval pilgrim hospital, gives way to a temple in which shines the Santo Cristo de Finisterre, unique size of the fourteenth century sec STILL legend appeared & oacute; AFTER the coast & eacute; s to be thrown into the water by a boat during a storm. For many ancient pilgrims visit after Hajj & oacute; na Santiago, which considered the m & aacute; s Western representations of Christ was a form id & oacute;. Nea finish your trip

Finisterre held every Easter the Feast of the Holy Christ, declared Inter & eacute; s Tur & iacute; National stico. It is a representation & oacute; n of the life and death of Jes & uacute; s reaches its peak on Easter Sunday with his resurrection & oacute; n, bail & aacute; ndose as colof & oacute; n, an ancient and unique dance (& ldquo; to dance das areas & rdquo;). The representation & oacute; n perform nonprofessional actors, neighbors Finisterre


Adem & aacute; s baroque chapelSanto Cristo (1695), stands in the church of Santa Mar & iacute; a Renaissance das Areas of

4. Fisterra - Muxía


Distance: 29 Km.Time: 6:00 h.
Fisterra - Muxía

It has the tradition & oacute; n the Virgin Mar & iacute; a recal & oacute; a stone boat in what is now the shrine of A Barca in Mux & iacute; a, to give & aacute; ne to ap & oacute; stol James in his preaching & oacute; n by the Northwest Pen & iacute; insula Ib & eacute; rica. Ah & iacute; part of the signification & oacute; n pilgrimage of this place and its inclusion & oacute; n in the Jacobean routes from the Middle Ages


The distance between Finisterre and A boat is 31 kil & oacute; m. The first and immediate appointment is San Marti & ntilde; or Duio, near which & nbsp; is hide & iacute; n the ruins of the lost city of Dugium. Ins & uacute; n the tradition & oacute; n medieval, here & iacute; resid & iacute; a legacy of Rome to the disc & iacute; ples of Santiago went to the tomb in Compostela autorizasen land of the remains of ap & oacute;. stol

The road goes between villages, farmlands, forests, and the presence of the sea, as wild beaches likeO Face, to LITTLE r & iacute; a Lires, where you can see a remarkable variety of birds. En route are unique examples of traditional rural architecture interspersed with notable churches, including those of Roma origin & aacute; nico Santa Leocadia de Frixe and Santa Mar & iacute; a of Morquinti & aacute; n


& uacute; last effort before Mux & iacute; a represents the ascent to the top of As Aferroas (289 m), with its sweeping views. Lourido Beach is the gateway of the town, located in a beautiful coastal setting. Founded in the twelfth century iacute, Mux &; color to explode each July with the celebrations of Carmen and its colorful and crowded procession & oacute; n & iacute sea; esteem. The town has fishing and craft & iacute; a lace two activities M & aacute; s character & iacute; sticas


From Mux & iacute; a, the shrine of A Nosa Se & ntilde; ora da Barca est & aacute; one step. A & eacute; l comes along Mount Corpi & ntilde; o,by the & ldquo; Cami & ntilde; o da Pel & rdquo; (Way of the Skin), as & iacute; called because in its vicinity a source where pilgrims aseaban & ndash it stood, a s & iacute; & oacute symbol of purifying; ny respect at the end of the road & ndash; before entering the sanctuary.

Itinerary Camino Finisterre

5. Albergues y hoteles



New building
R & uacute; a Sponsorship s / n. Negreira
22 places
3 seater bike
Pr & oacute; maximum shelter,
33.2 km (Olveiroa, Dumbr & iacute; a)

Rehabilitation & oacute; n a n & uacute;
cleo traditional buildings of the pa & iacute; s *
Olveira, s / n. Dumbr & iacute;
34 places
Parking for bicycles
Pr & oacute; maximum shelter,
30 km (Finisterre);
29 km (Mux & iacute; a)

Rehabilitation & oacute; n *
Building R & uacute; Real, 2.
Finisterre 18 places
Parking for bicycles
Mux & iacute;
New building
R & uacute; a Enfesto, 22. Mux & iacute;
32 (+ 32) places

Hostels Camino Finisterre


Hotel Tamara - 2 Stars
Av. Of James, s / n
Tel & eacute; phone: 981885201
Web: http://www.hotel-tamara.com/
E-mail: info@hotel-tamara.com

Pensi & oacute; n As P & iacute; as - 3 Stars
Tel & eacute; phone: 981741520

HotR & uacute; stico Insula Finisterre - 2 Stars
C. insula, 76
Web: http://www.insulafinisterrae.com/inicio.htm
E-mail: info@insulafinisterrae.com

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