Walk from the parking place to the beach. Ignore the first
walkway made of planks to the right, but take the
next one with a
white-yellow waymark to the right. The walkway comes to a beach
boulevard. Later you continue again on a walkway made of planks close
to the water front. When the planks end, continue along a
the harbour (11min) (5 m).
harbour, you take an asphalt road to the right.
Immediately after that, you turn left on a walkway made of planks.
It ascends above a small beach (Caliña de Santa Cristina), where you take
steps to the path,
which goes straight ahead (16min) (20 m). Ignore all paths that
fork off to the left and right
and continue to the
Cape of Prados (Punta dos
Prados). After passing some
path turns into a
track (21min) (45 m), which runs on the edge of the cliffs. When you
come to a narrow asphalt road (25 min) (50 m), follow the
white-yellow waymark to the left.
Walking round the
Espasante (Castro de Espasante) you enjoy a gorgeous
After passing a few stone buildings, including
Vela, the view encompasses four
beaches separated from each others by cliffs protruding to the sea.
The road slopes down to the village, where you turn left by the
chapel of San Antonio (37min) (20 m). After some 100 m, you follow
a green arrow left uphill to a narrow asphalt road by a
The road leads into an eucalyptus forest. After crossing a hill
(54min) (95 m) you come to the village of Os Pumares, where you follow the
green arrows first straight ahead at the crossroads and then to the
right. In a minute, you turn left (1h04min) (100 m). Later the road
bends down left (1h10min) (90 m).
When you come to a junction in the village of Barral, turn right
(1h16min) (70 m). Do not follow the sign for Mazorgán pointing to
the right, but continue along the road DP-6102 that bends left
towards the beach (1h25min) (30 m). When it forks, keep left
(1h35min) (15 m) and continue along a sand road to the
of San Antonio (1h38min) (5 m).
Walk to the other end of the
beach, where you take a path that
leads to the another
San Antonio(1h42min) (10 m). From the
beach you see the
village of Espasante, but if you want to continue along the beach to
the village, you have to wade or swim round the cliffs. There is
also a very steep path with a rope, which crosses the cape
separating the two beaches, but we recommend that you return to the
first beach of San Antonio.
From the beach of (1h47min) you take a narrow asphalt road to the
DP-6102 (2h03min) (80 m), and turn right. On top of the hill, just
before you reach the Campo da Silva, you turn right (2h09min) (95 m). Return on the familiar road back to Espasante (2h32min). Go
round the cape and return to the beach of Concha (3h10min).