The Winter Way

Stage: Quiroga-Monforte de Lemos

  • Length 35.2 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-High
  • Estimated Duration 7h 00min

The River Lor, which flows down crystal clear from the Serra do Courel, regales us with its snaking progress, boxed in by the valley. We cross it over a magnificent medieval bridge. Then we reach Monforte de Lemos. We are in the middle of the Ribeira Sacra, art and nature in a territory recognised in 2003 by the European Council as an Itinerary of Interest.

Quiroga- Nocedo

  • Length 4 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-High
  • Estimated Duration 50min

We leave Quiroga by the right bank of the Sil. We pass the town of Espandariz (the N-120 road) and by O Pontido. We cross San Lourenzo de Nocedo. The route continues along stretches of the LU-933 provincial road.

Nocedo- Carballo de Lor

  • Length 9.4 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-High
  • Estimated Duration 1h 50min

We arrive at the Hermitage of Los Remedios and go down to the course of the River Lor through the town of O Carballo de Lor. The river, which flows down crystal clear from the Serra do Courel, regales us with its snaking progress, boxed in by the valley. We cross it over a magnificent medieval bridge.

Nocedo - Carballo de Lor