Topographical Guide English

426 views

Published on

Topographical guide: "The Ribeiro Wine Route Network" of Walking & Cycling Trails. Topoguía: Rede de Sendeiros e Rutas Cicloturísticas da "Ruta do Viño do Ribeiro". Serviterra Enxeñería

Published in: Sports
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
426
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Topographical Guide English

  1. 1. TOPOGRAPHIC GUIDE “The Ribeiro Wine Route Network of Walking & Cycling Trails”BLUE TRAILGREEN TRAILRED TRAILACCESSIBLE TRAIL
  2. 2. Title: Network of Walking & Cycling TrailsPublisher: Ribadavia CouncilProject cofinanced by FEDERContent Creation. Texts: ServiTerra Enxeñería S.LDesign & Layout : ServiTerra Enxeñería S.LYear: 2011
  3. 3. The history of the Ribeiro region has long been intertwined with the wineof the same name, cornerstone of the local economy. The gentle slopesleading down to the Avia River, plush with vines, are the main resource formany parishes on either bank.The beautiful landscape resulting from these vineyards, so characteristic ofour region, offers multiple leisure opportunities. The Ribeiro Wine RouteNetwork of Walking and Cycling Trails has been created to aid and informyour full enjoyment of the area.The path along any one of the routes forming the Network will lead us toenigmatic places such as the Arenteiro Stately Home, or the natural beautyspot of the Prexigueiro Hot Springs. The many wineries which dot ourregion must not go without mention, the traditional knowledge containedwithin them being what confers that special flavour on our wines.
  4. 4. Finding our way aroundWe use a simple system of signs to guide us easily around the trails.On each route there are specific signs which indicate the trail, tell us if wehave taken the wrong path, and point out places of natural, cultural orethnographic interest.Depending on the route we are following we will find signs in four differentcolours:Green: Whenever we see a green sign we know that we are on the Green Trail.Blue: The blue signs indicate the Blue Trail.Red: We’re on the Red Trail.Blue and Red: We’re on a path shared by the Blue and Red Trails.Purple: We’re on the Accessible Trail.We will come across the following types of sign:MARKERS: these are wooden posts with a plastic plaque on top, where thecolour of the trail and the Ribeiro Wine Route logo appear. If we are on theright path, we will see two parallel lines, whereas if we have strayed from thetrail the two lines will be in the form of Satire cross.
  5. 5. Right way Wrong wayAn example of a Green An example of a GreenTrail marker Trail marker The logo of the Ribeiro Wine Route and the corresponding colour will always appear on the marker.PAINTED MARKINGS: just as the markers do, the painted markings let us knowif we are following the right path. They will be mostly found on electricity posts,walls or rocks along the trail. There are two types of paint markings:Right way: Wrong way:These markings are of two parallel lines These markings are of two lines in aabout 5 cm long. The upper band is white diagonal cross. A white line crossesand the lower one indicates the trail on over a line corresponding to the colourwhich we find ourselves: green, blue, red of the route we are following: green,or purple. blue, red or purple. An example of a right way paint An example of a wrong way marking on the Blue Trail. paint marking on the Blue Trail.
  6. 6. ARROWS: The arrows we will come across along the trails indicate points ofnatural, cultural and ethnographic interest, and the different estalishmentsforming part of the Ribeiro Wine Route which are to be found in the vicinity.The arrows point us in the right direction and give the distance to the spot inquestion.Each arrow includes a square with the Ribeiro Wine Route logo and the colourof the trail we are on: green, blue, red or purple. MODEL 1: The arrow indicates a place, MODEL 2: The arrow indicates an its distance, the path to follow and the establishment linked to the Ribeiro colour of the trail, the Green Trail. Wine Route, its distance, the path to follow and the colour of the trail, the Red Trail.
  7. 7. START AND FINISH PANELS: At the start and finish of each trail we will finda wooden panel, 1 x 0.7 m large, which gives the characteristics of the route.Just like the other signs along the route, the panels coincide with the colour ofthe trail: green, blue or red. In the case of the Accessible Route, instead ofpanels, purple wooden stands offer us the same information. The panels and stands contain the following information: Map of the complete course of the route. Topographic profile of the route. Establishments forming part of the Ribeiro Wine Route which can be found along the trail. Some information about the local grape varieties, the tipe of work undertaken in the vineyards, and some extracts of Galician poetry. Drawing 1: Start Panel for the Blue Trail.
  8. 8. On these pages we can see a series of photographs of the signs we mayencounter along the various routes: PHOTO 1: Right way PHOTO 2: Arrows indicating places on the marker on the Green Trail. Blue Trail, the Red Trail, and appearing on both Red and Blue. PHOTO 3: Start panel for the Blue Trail.
  9. 9. PHOTO 4: Arrow indicating an establishment on the Green Trail. PHOTO 6: Wrong way marker on the Green TrailPHOTO 5: Right way marker on the shared in A Veronza park.Blue and Red Trail. PHOTOS 7 & 8: Right and wrong way paint markings on the Green Trail.
  10. 10. GREENTRAIL
  11. 11. General Characteristics of the TrailThe Green Trail is a circular path covering a total of 35km. We recommendcompleting the route in the direction indicated on the map and following thedescription in this topographic guide.To avoid getting lost along the way the trail is signposted from start to finish.The signs which we will find along the path are as described at the start of thisguide. They are all green.This trail will take us through countryside packed with vineyards, the heart ofthe Ribeiro region. The indigenous grape varieties that flourish across thelandscape give those special flavours to our wines.In addition to vineyards we will pass by medieval towns, Romanesquechurches, beautiful oak woods, wild forests, river banks and abandonedvillages which even today conserve the traditional charm and magic of ourland through age-old legends.All along the trail we will encounter opportunities to savour Ribeiro wine. Ahost of establishments offer not only wine but delicious Galician meals and thechance to spend the night before continuing along the route. GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES START/FINISH POINT Latitude 42°1746.06"N Longitude 8° 816.13"W
  12. 12. Description of the TrailPKm 0 - The Green Trail begins in the municipality of Ribadavia, in AVeronza park. We follow the earth track which crosses the park towards SanCristovo de Regodeigón.PKm 2.07 - At San Cristovo football ground the path splits in two. To the leftit heads in the direction of the municipality of Beade. This is the routesuggested for the Green Trail and which this description follows. Were we tocontinue straight ahead we would be moving towards the parish of SanClodio which is found in the municipality of Leiro.Pkm 2.37– We cross the road at the pedestrian crossing and go straight onthrough San Cristovo parish, continuing the route along the paths which runthrough the vineyards.PKm 4.17– Four-way crossroads. At this point the trail continues straightahead on an uphill path. On the right we find the Cooperativa San Roque deBeade Winery.PKm 4.45– Arrival at the Beade Municipal Sports. Hall Going straight on, wecross the road into the heart of the town of Beade. Following the route we arewell-placed to visit Manuel Formigo Winery. After crossing the road the pathascends straight ahead towards the Arco da Vella and Eladio Wineries.
  13. 13. PKm 5.76—Once past the winery we take the right hand path down towardsCalvario and the church of Beade. We keep going along the track on the left ofthe church, which will lead us from the area of Beade into that of Leiro. Photo 1: Beade churchPKm 6.18 - Here in the municipality of Leiro we arrive at the Pazo de VieiteWinery. We keep going straight along the path which will take us to the townof Vieite, then along the road which crosses through it and ascends towardsthe church. The path continues to rise, and when we reach “O Priorato” wetake the right-hand path which goes through the vineyards, later turning ontoa track on the left which takes us deeper in amongst the grapes.PKm 8.19 - The trail leads us through the vines until the abandoned village ofO Ibedo. At this point we follow the tracks through the forest upto the villageof Barzamedelle where a fountain and a shady spot offer us the chance of arest. Crossing the village, we slope down towards the main road where wewill take a left turn into Leiro town centre.
  14. 14. PKm 10.7- Having passed Leiro town centre we get to a crossroads wherewe will see the Post Office. At this point, the trail divides in two. Walkersshould take the left-hand path uphill, following the “Camiño Real” into theparish of Lebosende. Cyclists should keep going straight ahead until takingthe road which leads directly to the Stately Home of Arenteiro within themunicipality of Boborás.PKm 11.5- Having passed along part of the Camiño Real we get to the parishof Lebosende where we take the uphill road on the right which goes throughthe parish and its vineyards. Following the tracks of the Ribeiro hills, wearrive at the Stately Home of Arenteiro in the municipality of Boborás.PKm 15.8- At the Stately Home of Arenteiro cyclists and walkers are re-united once more. We follow the course of the River Avia and go uphilltowards the town centre, taking the right hand path which will take us up tothe lodgings at the Pazos Rectory. Here we take the descending path in frontof us towards the Thermal Springs of Os Fumes until we reach the bridgeover the Arenteiro River. Photo 2: Bridge over the River Arenteiro. Photo 3: Stone statue at the river.
  15. 15. PKm 16.2 - Crossing the bridge over the Arenteiro River we then take a righttowards Cabanelas, a parish in the municipality of O Carballiño.PKm 16.9 - After a light ascent along paths between wild forests and acacias,we reach a dirt track. At this point we go right, heading back down towards theRiver Avia and following its course until Cabanelas electrical power station.PKm 19.7- Leaving behind the Cabanelas power station we go uphill in thedirection of the road, where we go right towards the Alemparte Winery,situated in the parish of Gomariz in the municipality of Leiro. There we takethe downwards path on the right.PKm 20.6 - We continue along the path which meanders between wild forestsand vineyards, and then ascends to the road. Having reached the road we takea right, walking around 100 metres to the junction and taking a left uphilltowards the parish of Gomariz. Photo 4: Vineyards in Gomariz.
  16. 16. PKm 21.5 - Once through the square of the parish of Santa María de Gomariz,we take the path on the right hand side which leads to the Coto de GomarizWinery. From there, we take the right hand path which crosses numerousvineyards until arriving at the village of Cubilledo.PKm 22.6 - In the village of Cubilledo we cross the square, Praza da Pepa, andtake the trail on the right, going through very large vineyards. We follow thedownhill path towards San Clodio Cemetery.PKm 24.7- At the cemetery we turn right towards the medieval Monastery ofSan Clodio, where there is accommodation and a restaurant. Following the trailup to the central square of San Clodio, we take a left passing the Dona Blancalodgings. Photo 5: San Clodio Monastery.PKm 26.2- Having left San Clodio, we take the road towards Cenlle. On thisroute we can rest at the Viña Mein Winery or keep going until the village ofCuñas where we find the Valdavia Winery.
  17. 17. PKm 27.2- Once through Cuñas, we will take the path on the left which leadsdirectly to the road. We follow the path as it continues parallel to the road,later crossing the road to continue on the path alongside the River Avia.PKm 28.3- We border the river until coming to a left turning which takes usthrough a tunnel under the road, beginning a mild ascent. At the nextcrossroads we take a right to head down once more to the banks of the Avia.PKm 31.2- We continue along the banks of the River Avia through the parishof Esposende in the municipality of Cenlle. On this path we will get to themunicipality of Ribadavia, crossing through the parishes of Esposende andCamporredondo in the direction of Quinza.PKm 32.7- We arrive at the bridge of A Quinza, where A Quinza restaurantoffers meals and refreshments. Crossing the bridge over the Avia we turn lefttowards the football ground of San Cristovo.PKm 33.0- Here we continue in the direction of Ribadavia until reaching thepark of A Veronza where this route finishes.PKm 35.0 - End of the trail. We are back at A Veronza park. Photo 6: A Veronza
  18. 18. BLUETRAIL
  19. 19. General Characteristics of the TrailThe Blue Trail is a linear route of 27.8 km, thus having separate start andfinish points. The start of the route is at Santa Cruz de Arrabaldo, and it comesto an end in Prexigueiro (municipality of Ribadavia).The trail is fully signposted along the route to keep us on the right path.The signs which we will find along the path are as described at the start ofthis guide. They are all blue.This trail is defined by the constant presence of the River Miño and the manystreams which flow into it along the way. In these waters we find the thermalsprings so characteristic of the Ribeiro region, originating from the ascensionof hot, sulphurous water through granite soil.All along the trail we will encounter opportunities to savour Ribeiro wine. Ahost of establishments offer not only wine but delicious Galician meals andthe sulphurous waters of our spas. G C E START O O O G Latitude 42°2040.57"N R R D Longitude 7°5850.08"W A I P N H FINISH A I T C Latitude 42°1510.08"N E A Photo 1: The sulphurous waters of S Longitude 8°103.12"W L Prexigueiro.
  20. 20. Description of the TrailPKm 0 - To begin this trail we leave from Santa Cruz de Arrabaldo in themunicipality of Ourense. We start the route going up the road towards thePazo Casanova Winery and take the path on the left-hand side.PKm 0.28 - This path takes us to the main road, which we cross, continuinga few metres uphill to then turn left onto the path which takes us away formthe road.PKm 1.66 - We keep following this path until we reach the road again. Atthis point we turn right, passing below the motorway bridge. A few metresfurther on we take a minor road which runs parallel to the main road.PKm 2.75 - We keep going until we reach the bridge over the RiverBarbantiño. Here we leave the municipality of Ourense and head into that ofPunxín and the parish of Barbantes.PKm 3.60 - Having crossed the bridge we go uphill towards the road, wherewe turn left. Walking along the pavement for 250 metres, we then cross theroad to take the right-hand path which will lead us to the main road. Herewe recommend walking on the left-hand sideof the road, wearing easily-visible clothingand a reflective tabard. Photo 2: Reflective Tabard
  21. 21. PKm 4,47- At this point we leave the municipality of Punxín and arrive atthe village of Barbantes Estación, in the municipality of Cenlle. We continuealong the road until we reach a raised stone granary, where we take theleft-hand path which descends to the start of the promenade along the banksof the river.PKm 4,56– From the promenade we can enjoy the beauty of the landscapeof the River Miño and the characteristic vegetation of the area. Thepromenade is around 3 kilometres long. Photo 2: Castrelo de Miño Reservoir Photo 3: Castrelo de Miño Reservoir as seen from the promenade in Barbantes Estación.
  22. 22. PKm 7.45 - At the end of the promenade we find the Spa of Laias. Our routepasses under the railway bridge and ascends towards the parish of Laias.PKm 8.00 - On reaching the road, we cross it and continue uphill, then take thepath which runs parallel to the dual carriageway and leads us to Laias petrolstation.PKm 9.58 - We continue along the road for about 200 metres, then cross it totake the path going down on the left, which will lead us to the village ofRazamonde.PKm 11.5 - We follow the signs through the village of Razamonde. Passingunder the road, we get to a communal washing area where we take the path onthe left which leads us through the vines to the road. Here we turn left forabout 200 metres and then take the left-hand path into the village of Xubín.PKm 12.3 - Having passed through the village of Xubín and the vineyardswhich surround it we ascend once more towards the road where we turn leftand continue for around 400 metres. When walking along roads werecommend taking suitable precautions.PKm 12.7 - Leaving the road we take the path on the left. We will walk throughfields of grapes until reaching Trasariz Park and Cenlle Town Hall.
  23. 23. PKm 13.5 - We keep going to the left along the road until we arrive at thejunction with the main road, where we turn once more to the left. This part ofthe route goes along the road and due care is advised.PKm 14.5 - Leaving the main road we turn left. At this point we cross fromthe municipality of Cenlle into Sanín in the municipality of Ribadavia.PKm 16.4 - Always following the signs, we go through the town of Sanín, intothe vineyards which border the bed of the River Miño. Upon reaching thevillage of As Chavolas in Ribadavia we may branch off from the trail to visitthe Parente García Winery at a distance of 200 metres. We take the bridgeover the railway tracks and follow the path around the Castrelo de MiñoReservoir. Photo 4: Vineyards on the banks of the reservoir.PKm 19.0 - At this point the Blue and Red Trails converge, thus the signpostsare shared by the two routes. We go up the right-hand path which will take usin the direction of San Paio de Ventosela. Arriving at the road we continue200 metres to the left, cross the road and take the path downwards on ourright.
  24. 24. PKm 20.2 - We follow the paths through San Paio, crossing the train tracks tothe road. We take a path to the left bordering the River Avia which will take usto Ribadavia town centre.Photo 5: View of Ribadavia from San Francisco Bridge.PKm 21.7 - Following the course of the River Avia we get to San FranciscoBridge, which we cross, then descending towards the river promenade and themouth of the Avia. Photo 6: Mouth of the Avia River as it flows into the River Miño.PKm 24.1– We leave the bank of the Miño River to take a right uphill towardsthe parish of Francelos. Once there we take the road on the left towards thefootball ground.
  25. 25. PKm 25.0- Bordering the football ground we reach the road, where we go lefttowards the village of Prexigueiro, paying due care and attention at all times.Pkm 25.9 - We leave the road briefly and descend towards the mini powerstation.PKm 26.4 - At the junction of the power station we take the tarmacked laneon our right which leads up to the road. We cross the road carefully and takethe left-hand path which goes uphill to the village of Prexigueiro.PKm 27.2 - We pass under the road bridge and go into the heart ofPrexigueiro village. At this point we turn left for around 200 metres untilreaching another junction, where we take a right down to the Prexigueiro HotSprings.PKm 28.0 - End of the trail. At Prexigueiro Hot Springs we can take arejuvenating soak in the warm sulphorous waters. Photos 7 & 8: Images of the Prexiguei- ro Hot Springs.
  26. 26. REDTRAIL
  27. 27. Caracteristics of the TrailThe Red Trail is a linear route of 13 km, with separate start and finish points.The trail takes us through two municipalities, Castrelo de Miño and Ribadavia.Just as on the previous trails, all along the way we can enjoy the differentestablishments of the Ribeiro Wine Route, such as wineries, bars, restaurantsand rural lodgings.We recommend following the trail in the direction indicated on the map on thestart panel, as the route is very steep and much easier to climb than todescend.To avoid getting lost along the way the trail is signposted from start to finish.The signs which we will find along the path are as described at the start of thisguide. They are all red.At the start of the trail we can see the largest extension of vineyards in thewhole Ribeiro area. These fields are an example of the management andrecovery of non-productive land. GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES START FINISH Latitude 42°2040.57"N Latitude 42°1510.08"N Longitude 7°5850.08"W Longitude 8°103.12"W
  28. 28. Description of the TrailPKm 0 - The Red Trail leaves from As Bouzas, a village in the municipality ofCastrelo de Miño. We start from one of the largest areas of vineyards in allGalicia and take the road down towards Parada. Photo 1: Expanse of vineyards in As Bouzas.Photo 2: Promenade throughthe vineyards of As Bouzas.Pkm 1.19 - We leave the road to take the path on our right through the villageof Parada and its vines. We continue along the path to O Souto.PKm 4.0 - Remaining on the road we follow the signs up to the village of SantoEstevo. Along the way we are treated to spectacular views of the landscapeformed by the Castrelo de Miño Reservoir and the vineyards which envelop it.
  29. 29. PKm 4.7– Leaving Santo Estevo behind we continue the route on the left-handpath out of the village. We weave through vines and wild woods until arrivingat Barral. As we reach this parish we can sample some Ribeiro wine in theEduardo Peña Winery.PKm 5.38 - We keep going along the road through Barral. After a tight curvewe turn left down a narrow path, at the start of which we will find thePousadoiro Winery. Continuing down the path we reach the Castrelo de MiñoRoad. At this junction we go straight ahead. The trail will continue on thepromenade alongside the Castrelo de Miño Reservoir.PKm 5.80 - On the promenade we will pass the Castrelo de Miño NauticalClub, an ideal spot to rest or engage in one of the many leisure activities onoffer. Photos 3 & 4: Sports facilities at the Nautical Club of Castrelo de Miño.
  30. 30. PKm 6.07 - Having passed the Nautical Club we continue our route taking theleft-hand path which heads towards the road. On getting there we turn right,to find two local establishments offering us a chance to savour the taste ofRibeiro wine, Bar Ludeiro and Café-Bar Parque.PKm 6.32 - Following the main road of Castrelo de Miño along the pavementfor about 300 metres, we then cross the road to take the uphill path on ourleft.PKm 7.34 - We pass through Cortiñas and O Pazo amongst the vines beforedescending once more. At the junction we cross the road and continue straighton, going down again to the Castrelo de Miño Reservoir.PKm 7.9 - Onwards we go for around 400 metres before taking a left up to theroad, which we cross, continuing straight on towards Santa Mariña.PKm 8.07 - We reach the centre of Santa Mariña. A 150 metre detour to seethe church of Santa Mariña is highly recommendable. Photo 5: Santa Mariña church
  31. 31. PKm 8.76 - Once through the village of Santa Mariña the trail continues alongthe path to O Ponto, where we take a track on our right down to the reservoir.Following the signs we get to Santa Cristina Bridge which crosses the MiñoRiver and from which we can se Castrelo de Miño hydraulic dam.PKm 9.55 - Once over the bridge we are in the municipality of Ribadavia. Wecontinue along the road until taking a right down a dirt trackPKm 10.8 - We follow this track around the Castrelo de Miño Reservoir up toa crossing of the tracks. At this point the Red Trail and the Blue Trail take acommon path, thus the signs will indicate both colours. We take the path upon our left. Photo 6: Views of the reservoir from the path along its banks.PKm 11.0 - We follow the path up towards the San Paio de Ventosela Roadand turn left. We walk along the pavement for about 200 metres and take thepath down on the right.
  32. 32. PKm 12.1– Following the signs, we go through San Paio between houses andvines, until reaching the junction with the road. Here we turn left and followthe trail along the bank of the Avia River towards Ribadavia.PKm 13.0 - End of the trail. We continue along the route, passing behind theMunicipal Sports Hall of Ribadavia until the San Francisco Bridge where thetrail ends. Past the bridge we are in the heart of the Old Town of Ribadaviawhere numerous establishments associated with the Ribeiro Wine Route willtempt us. We recommend a wander through the town, stopping to see thespots of cultural interest to be found there. Photo 7: Ribadavia. River Avia Promenade. Photo 8: Ribadavia. Main Square.
  33. 33. Photos 9 & 10: Ribadavia CastlePhotos 11 & 12: View of Ribadavia’sJewish Quarter
  34. 34. ACCESSIBLETRAIL
  35. 35. General Characteristics of the TrailHaving described the other trails forming part of the Network, we will nowdescribe the trail particularly designed for people with mobility difficulties orphysical disabilities, the Accessible Trail.In addition to the description of the trail, at the end of this section we find a listof all establishments linked to any of the trails which have wheelchair access.To avoid getting lost we have only to follow the purple signs with thewheelchair symbol. We will see the following sign: ACCESSIBLE TRAIL: Start Point: Ribadavia Finish Point: Francelos Total distance = 3.24 Km Difficulty: Low Sings: Purple with the wheelchair symbolAt some points this trail coincides with the Blue Trail. For this reason we willsee only one marker but with two plastic plaques, indicating in each case thepath to follow, be it on the Blue Trail or the Accessible Trail. GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES START (Ribadavia) FINISH (Francelos) Latitude 42°1736.68"N Latitude 42°1636.03"N Longitude 8° 829.44"W Longitude 8° 920.53"W
  36. 36. Description of the TrailPkm 0. We take Ribadavia as a starting point, at the beginning of the RiverAvia promenade in the direction of Francelos. We may also happily begin thetrail in Francelos and follow it in the opposite direction, towards Ribadavia.Our route follows the course of the Avia River along the earth path whichborders Ribadavia towards Francelos. “ Ribadavia is the capital of Ribeiro, a historic town where visitors may lose themselves amongst the stone streets, in which the important Jewish presence of medieval times is still felt. Declared a site of historical and artistic interest in 1947, Ribadavia is a good example of the glorious past history of a region where wine is a raison detre. This high quality product places amongst the best white wines of the world; its universal fame has taken the name of Galicia to the best tables for centuries.” “ The Jewish population established itself in Ribadavia in the 11 th century. The population grew and developed during the 12th and 13th centuries, with a Jewish population of 1500 inhabitants at the start of the 14th century, half of the total population of the town, according to the chronicler Froissar. The Jewish and Christian peoples lived in harmony together, intertwined in all aspects of life except religion.”
  37. 37. PKm 0.40 - We go under the San Francisco Bridge. On the opposite bank ofthe Avia we can see a big poster which is the Finish Panel for the Red Trail.We however continue along our own trail, on which from now on we will alsosee signs for the Blue Trail.PKm 1.3 - We keep following the signs. At this point we can see the beautifullandscape of the mouth of the River Avia as it flows into the River Miño.PKm 3 - Here we reach a fork in the road. The Blue Trail continues along theleft-hand path, but we will take the right-hand path, along which we arescarcely 600 metres from the end of the trail.PKm 3.24 - End of the trail. We have reached the parish of Francelos, endpoint of the Accessible Trail.The best place to bring this route to a close is the Chapel of San Xes deFrancelos. This small Visigothic chapel originally belonged to an old medievalmonastery which is no longer standing. The importance and value of thechapel derives from the integration of Pre-Romanesque decorative andarchitectural features of earlier eras in later reconstructions.Photo 1: San Xes de FrancelosChapel.
  38. 38. Establishments with access for people with disabilities:The establishments indicated below are drawn from all of the trails describedin this guide.We have included all the places linked to the Ribeiro Wine Route whichprovide access for people with physical disabilities or mobility difficulties.COMBINED SERVICES: ESTABLISHMENT NAME ADDRESS TRAIL WHERE FOUNDViña Meín Rural Lodgings San Clodio s/n Leiro Green Trail 32420 Leiro. OurenseHotel Monumento San San Clodio s/n Leiro Green TrailClodio 32420 Leiro. OurenseSan Clodio Restaurant.Hotel Spa & Restaurant Lai- N120 Road Km 585 Blue Trailas Caldaria. 32459 Laias. Cenlle. Ourense
  39. 39. WINERIES: ESTABLISHMENT NAME ADDRESS TRAIL WHERE FOUNDEduardo Peña Lugar de Barral s/n Red Trail 324030 Castrelo de Miño. OurensePousadoiro A Capela. Barral Red Trail 32232 Castrelo de Miño. OurenseParente García Lugar de As Chabolas Blue Trail 22. 32454 Cenlle. Ourense.Manuel Formigo Cabo da Vila,49. Green TrailAlemparte r/Lg. Gomariz Green Trail 32429 Gomariz, LeiroACCOMMODATION: ESTABLISHMENT NAME ADDRESS TRAIL WHERE FOUNDA Reitoral de Pazos Pazos de Arenteiro s/n Green Trail 32514 Boborás. Ouren- se
  40. 40. THEMED LEISURE: ESTABLISHMENT NAME ADDRESS TRAIL WHERE FOUNDA Tafona da Herminia Travesía Porta Nova 2 Blue and Red Trails(Local craft products and 32400 RibadaviaJewish sweet shop)Castrelo de Miño Nautical Alejandro Ferrer s/n Red TrailClub 32430 Castrelo de Miño. Ourense
  41. 41. PRACTICAL ADVICEBefore starting a route, plan the stops you willmake along the way.Always wear comfortable footwear and suitableclothing.Take a mobile phone with you in case of emergency.Always carry water with you.Wear a reflective tabard and easily-visible clothingwhen walking along busy roads. EMERGENCY NUMBERS Emergency Services 112 Forest Fires 085
  42. 42. REMEMBER ... Leave places as you would hope to find them. Follow the paths marked to avoid trampling crops or eroding the soil. Respect the flora and fauna so that we may always delight in Galicia’s natural beauty. Keep all rubbish with you until finding a suitable container for its disposal. We recommend taking cold or prepared foods with you. Fire spreads quickly. Check your bicycle thoroughly before setting off if you intend to cycle and consult the weather forecast.. Protect yourself with a helmet when cycling. MORE INFORMATION Ribadavia Tourist Office 988.47.12.75 Council of Ribadavia 988.47.71.00 www.ribadavia.es Weather Forecast. Galician Parliament www.meteogalicia.es
  43. 43. Ribeiro Wine Route Trav. Ribeiro nº3, baixo32.400 Ribadavia (Ourense) T (+34) 988.47.20.44 F 988.47.22.40 www.rutadelvinoribeiro.comruta@rutadelvinoribeiro.com

×