Sendeiro da Pena Guímara Route PRG139
Ruta da Pena Guímara
PRG 139, is the hiking trail of Pena Guímara, which we start on the Escola de Vilardíaz, going up the road towards A Fonsagrada, the LU-740, to turn on the left road and enjoy the trip, where the different ups and downs, keep us company, while the crystal clear rivers and forests give us their magic. Incredible nature landscapes, which surprise us step by step also with varied architecture.
Perfectly signposted. Easy access.
Until A Fonsagrada, we arrive from Lugo by the LU-530 road, and we will take the LU-740 detour, before entering A Fonsagrada, to reach the village of Vilardíaz, where is the Escola de Vilardíaz just as we pass the village, which is where we started this wonderful route, within the Lucense mountains of A Fonsagrada, the largest town hall in Galicia, which belongs to Terras de Burón , and the Biosphere Reserves.
- Distance: 10 Km.
- Duration: approximately 5 hours.
- Type of tour: circular, with departure and arrival in Escola de Vilardíaz.
- Difficulty: medium-high, with average elevation of 230 meters.
Description of the route
In the direction of A Fonsagrada, going up the LU-740 road, we turn along the road on the left and reach some typical houses of the area, highlighting among them Villa Severina, a complex of apartments of rural tourism, surprising the hórreo that it has on its roof.
We continue along the road on the right to return again to the road, the which we cross and by a path on the right, we begin to descend to a beautiful place, where the native and centenary trees as the yation surround us, seeing at the same time two coals, then the journey makes us go down some stone stairs to the route PR-19-05 , through which we climbed about 340 meters and went back into the forest.
We go down to the Veiga de Logares River, and going back, we get to see the ruins of two old mills, we skirt a stone wall and the road shows us narrow steps between rocks to overcome them and get back to the river following their side, to the path that leads us to the left side of the village and to the Castro de Romeán , enjoying popular, traditional and landscape architecture in a state of very good conservation.
We start climbing again towards a beautiful village, called San Martín de Robledo seems to come out of a story, with its houses adapted to the ground and fitting into the rocks, we can also contemplate its beautiful Church.
After so much beauty in our footsteps, we crossed a small forest, seeing several caves naturally excavated by the water, and, we continue even with the freshness of beautiful images in the retina, to take the road on the right bank and find again, the route PR-19-04 that leads us to the School of Vilardíaz, the starting point of the beautiful route traveled , between pure waters with small jumps, cozy trees, intense colors and abandoned mills.
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