Route Fervenza Pena dos Portelos PRG 228
Fervenza Pena dos Portelos Route
Route PR-G228, approved in 2017, it starts on the LU-751 road, a few meters from Chao do Pousadoiro, following towards the waterfall by a path parallel to the River Eo, passing through San Xurxo and continuing through a century-old fraga of chestnuts and oak trees, near the Fervenza, a wooden railing allows us to contemplate it and access the foot of it, enjoying its spectacular jump and the beauty of the environment. A perfectly signposted route and easy access.
The N 640 road takes us from Lugo to Meira, then we will take the LU-751 road until we reach Ribeira de Piquín, where the route begins and where we will enjoy in addition to the walk, the impressive nature that surrounds us, recreational areas, cultural and religious heritage, and we can stay in beautiful rural tourism establishments and taste the authentic sabrosura of its gastronomy.
- DISTANCE: 4.4 KM
- ROUTE TYPE: LINEAR, WITH RETURN TO THE STARTING POINT.
- DURATION: 1 HOUR 40 MINUTES.
- DIFFICULTY: AVERAGE WITH 388M RISE LEVEL. AND 101M DOWNSINK.
Description of the route
Ribeira de Piquín, is part of the Biosphere Reserve Eo-Oscos-Terras de Burón is in all its corners, pure beauty, where streams form spectacular jumps such as Fervenza Dos Portelos.
We start the route on the LU-751 road, approximately 400 meters from Chao do Pousadoiro, a recreational area in the surroundings of the River Eo, from here we continue along a dirt road along the banks of the River Eo, from where you can see the village of Barcia, we cross the road to the village of San Jorge, with its chapel of San Juan Degollado , to deviate to our left by a forest track during a stretch until we reach the derivation that leads to fervenza Dos Portelos.
A path through a forest of centuries-old oaks and chestnut trees called forge, where nature seems magical and accompanies us for the rest of the journey until we reach the spectacular waterfall, a waterfall of the Rego de Survial Do Couso, which falls down a slate ravine from more than 15 meters, thus giving an impressive beauty to the “fervenza”.
Back, our steps go along the main road between pines and eucalyptus trees until we reach the starting point LU-751.
Ribeira de Piquín, a place to enjoy
Rural accommodations, restaurants and activities to discover our municipality.
In this area of the Lugo mountain called Ribeira de Piquín we have for you and yours that special charm that gives our gastronomic products a unique and authentic flavor.
Quality and kindness is what you will find in rural tourism of Ribeira de Piquín, where the rural houses are in perfect harmony with the purity of the landscape of the region.
In Ribeira de Piquín there are three approved routes that you can choose from, to stay in shape, to enjoy the views or to know the culture and gastronomy of our surroundings.
This festival of Ribeira de Piquín has as its main protagonist the fishing of trout. In it, which takes place in May, there are several activities among which stand out a fishing competition in the varieties of lance, bait and fly, popular food and verbena.