Northern Route stage 11: El Pontarrón de Guriezo - Colindres


Route



This stage passes through...

El Pontarrón de Guriezo, La Magdalanea, Manás, Liendo, Barrio de Hazas, Tarrueza, Santa Ana, Colindres

Description

Route belonging to:
The Way of Saint James

Name of route:
Northern Route

Distance:
25,00 km

Mode of transport
  • 6,00. Horseback

  • 3,00. Bicycle

  • 4,00. Walking

Main difficulties
The climb up to La Magdalena is hard going; this is a legendary stage on the Vuelta Ciclista annual Spanish cycle race.

Flora, fauna and crops
The local vegetation features abundant oaks, chestnut, yew, holm oak and acacia; and the fauna includes both horses and cows.

Craft products
Wicker baskets and wood crafts.

Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
Red kidney beans, scale fern (known as "harbour tea"), and fish preserved in brine.






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