Route



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Gontán, Abadín, Castromaior, Martiñán, Goiriz, Vilalba

Description

Route belonging to:
The Way of Saint James

Name of route:
Northern Route

Distance:
24,00 km

Flora, fauna and crops
The local vegetation comprises mainly oak forests. The most common fauna includes frogs, salamanders, large and small lizards, snakes, trout, eagle, birds of prey, storks, crows, hares, mice, moles, foxes, wolves, bats, wild boar, and deer. The main crops in the area are turnip greens, potatoes, corn and wheat.

Gastronomic products, cakes and pastries
Typical local products are caldo gallego (hearty bean soup) and steak (Abadín beef). The typical products with the Designation of Origin label are potato, turnip greens, sausage, boiled ham, botelo (cured stuffed meat), tetilla and San Simón cheeses.

Rest areas
Gontán recreational area "A Roxica" and Arnela-Castromaior recreational area.






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