The Primitive Way

Stage: Paradavella-Castroverde

  • Length 21.6 Km
  • Difficulty Medium-Low
  • Estimated Duration 3h 55min

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. There are two complementary ways, one enters Villalle (north) and another reaches Castroverde passing through Vilabade (0.470 km and 5.29 km, respectively)

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 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.