Nature in Ribeira de Piquín
With a benign climate and wet-continental transition
Rivers Eo, Rodil and Lúa
Biodiversity and ribeira landscapes
The nature of Ribeira de Piquín is characterized by the landscape that forms the Eo River in its high course. Deep valleys and mountains with spaces full of vegetation. Forests that are listed as a special conservation area. Native species such as oaks and chestnut trees that fit perfectly with pines and birch trees throughout the territory. Ribeira de Piquín is all a great natural heritage that accentuates the meander formed by the union of the Eo River and the Rodil River. Observing nature from its viewpoints besides being a visual spectacle is a way to check "in situ" its natural environment. A burst of assorted colors and clear waters is home to the extensive flora and fauna of Ribeira de Piquín. A paradise that is part of the Eo-Oscos-Terras de Burón Biosphere Reserve, the Geodestines of Galicia and Red Natura 2000.
The Carballido Forest, is located in the slope ravines of the Rodil River and small rivers of crystal clear water that converge in it, which makes this beautiful corner.
The two rivers, Eo and Rodil are ideal for lovers of fishing, aquatic adventures or those who want to know the beautiful towns in their path, their heritage, their culture and their gastronomy.
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.