Follow the wall around the
chapel until you encounter a
"PR.G.2, Galiñeiro" (615 m). The route is marked with white-yellow
waymarks, but it is difficult to follow.
Follow the sign down the slope, past a
recreation area to a fork
(7min) (590 m), where you go right. In a minute the track comes to a
where you turn left. Right after that you have to follow a waymark to the right, to a path.
Keep on the path until it comes to a
sand road (16min) (510 m).
Turn left and follow this
road, which bends left, without paying
attention to a track branching off right (20min) (520 m). A couple
of minutes after passing this track, branch off right to a
(22min) (530 m). The track narrows into a
path lined by ferns. On
your way, you enjoy nice views of the surrounding
as well as of the
When you come to a track on the hill of O Estripeiro (28min) (545 m), turn right. Be careful
not to miss a track that branches off left, steeply downhill
(32min) (540 m). It has a waymark, but to see it is difficult
because of ferns. The
to a sand road (39min) (495 m). Cross the road and follow a
path gently uphill. Soon a white-yellow waymark guides you to the right
by a stone pile (43min) (500 m), but
this path is stony and difficult to walk. You might as well follow
the wide path first to the crest of the Serra de Prado with a nice view of the
and Galiñeiro (48min) (545 m) and then downhill,
because the stony path joins it later.
From the crest the path slopes down to an eucalyptus
you come to a track (1h) (495 m), turn left. At this point you can
climb up to the rocks to admire the view of
Walking on the track you see the
Bouzas on your left. When
forks (1h05min) (465 m), go left. After few minutes, you
need to be careful that you do not miss a wide path branching off
right. Next you branch off left (1h18min) (490 m). You go past a
quarry, and continue along a
track across an asphalt road to a path
(1h31min) (465 m).
At the next fork in Barranquillo (1h38min) (500 m), go right to a track. Later
you see a village of on your right. At the following fork
(1h50min) (525 m), go downhill to the right. When you come to a
junction (2h06min) (570 m), turn left. The track continues
At the next junction, you encounter all kinds of waymarks
(2h10min) (600 m). Ignore the white-yellow cross and turn left along
the track. It comes to a sand road, which you follow to the right.
road bends sharply to the right and starts to slope
down. Ignore the track to the right (2h21min) (555 m). At the
junction (2h23min) (530 m), turn right. Next you turn right again, to a
track with a white-yellow waymark (2h28min) (515 m), which ascends
slope of Galiñeiro and opens up a
The grassy track leads to the
cottage of Miguel Regueira (2h41min) (510 m) with
a view of of the
Return on the same route back to San Xiao (5h20min).
The plateau of San Xiao has several lookout spots, which are
Follow the sign for "Miradoiro" to the right from the signpost
"PR.G.2, Galiñeiro". The stone paved walkway leads to the
spot of Gonzáles Páramos with a splendid panorama. The sea view
encompasses the island of Estelas as well as the archipelagos of Cíes
with the islands of San Martiño, Faro and Monteagudo and Sálvora
with the islands of Onza, Onsi and Sálvora. The mountain view is
dominated by the
Serra de Galiñeiro. From the deltas of Rías Baixas
you see the Vigo and Pontevedra.
Next you can follow the signpost "Mirador da Cruz", which takes
you from the asphalt road to a
lookout spot lined by
view reaches all the way over the Miño river to Portugal.
Before you return to the asphalt road, follow the sign for "Mirador
del Castelo" to a curious looking
lookout spot from which you see
most of the natural park of Monte Aloia.