Between Allariz and the city of Ourense, the pilgrim crosses small hamlets with the extraordinary stonework and beauty of their houses although many of these have been abandoned.
Monterrei variant , Allariz - Ourense
Allariz- Santa Mariña de Augas Santas
Length 7.9 Km
Estimated Duration 1h 25min
After Allariz, the pilgrim travels on to A Frieira, crosses the parish of Santiago de Folgoso and passes by Roiriz de Abaixo, Roiriz de Arriba, Rubiás, Espiñeiros, Turzas and A Vila. Small hamlets with extraordinary stonework in the houses, although many have been abandoned.
We enter the area of Santa Mariña de Augas Santas, an interesting religious, ethnographic and archaeological complex, as well as a popular sanctuary. Santa Mariña was a martyr in the Roman era, whose life mixes legend, tradition and hagiography, as well as ancient devotion which is still alive today.