The Primitive Way

Stage: Paradavella-Castroverde

  • Length 20.4 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-Low
  • Estimated Duration 3h 40min

Sections of dense forest alternate with more open areas. There are also a number of cultural sights, including the baroque altarpiece at Santa María Church in Vilabade and the medieval tower in Castroverde.

Paradavella- A Degolada

  • Length 1.9 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-Low
  • Estimated Duration 20min

From Paradavella we continue on to O Cádavo. Sections of dense forest alternate with more open areas near the C-630 road. We pass through A Calzada and enter the municipality of Baleira at A Degolada.

Paradavella - A Degolada

A Degolada- A Lastra

  • Length 3.1 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-Low
  • Estimated Duration 35min

We reach O Cádavo (710 m), capital of the municipality of Baleira and second most important town – after A Fonsagrada – on the Primitive Route in Galicia. The route continues up to A Lastra.