Os antigos camiños portugueses do interior en dirección a Santiago son numerosos e penetran na provincia de Ourense por toda a fronteira sur, uníndose aos xa descritos en diferentes puntos do seu percorrido: Verín, Laza, Xinzo e Ourense.
Etapa A Canda - A Gudiña
Length 18.9 Km
Estimated Duration 3h 45min
The Road comes from Chaves, crosses the border and passes through Feces de Abaixo, on the banks of the Támega and Mandín rivers. Once in the municipality of Verín, cross the village of Tamaguelos, where there is a church dedicated to the apostle Santiago, and continue through Mourazos and Tamagos. In this villages the churches are dedicated to San Martiño and Santa María.
Portugal and Galicia avenues lead into the historic district of Tui. The route soon comes to the Parador de Turismo, part of the state-owned hotel chain. A milestone indicates that it is 115.4 km to Santiago. The charms of Tui–one of the seven capitals of the ancient Kingdom of Galicia and declared an area of artistic and historical importance in 1967–make their presence felt in every street, alley and passageway of its fine historic district. Santa María Cathedral, with both Romanesque and Gothic elements, presides over the town’s medieval street plan. Bispo Maceira and Baixada or Arrabal de Freanxo streets lead to the church. The route continues along Travesía do Hospital, followed by Concello Square, the convent of the Sisters of St. Clare, and Tide and Antero Rubín streets. Before leaving the city, the route follows Canónigo Rubín and Calzada streets to San Bartolomé Park.