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Sanabrés Way

The shortcut of the Vía de la Plata

El Sanabrés Way o Mozarabic, is a variant of the Vía de la Plata that was born more as a means of communication than of pilgrimage.

Steps

Points of interest

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Castle of the Counts of Benavente

El castle of the Counts of Benavente It was a military fortress located in Puebla de Sanabria, a town belonging to the province of Zamora.

It currently houses in its northern part the "Visitor Center in the" Governor's House "" and the "Municipal Tourist Office", with various thematic rooms on the "Route of the Pimentel", as well as on the historical wealth, ethnographic, landscape and fauna of various enclaves of Sanabria and the Sierra de la Culebra. In the tower of the tribute, popularly known as the Macho, is the so-called "Center of the Fortifications" with information on both the history of the castle and town as well as the fortresses of the province of Zamora, as well as excellent panoramic views of the outside. The east wing houses the "House of Culture", composed of three rooms for the auditorium, municipal library and exhibition hall.

Monterrey Castle

El Monterrey Castle (in Galician: Monterrei Castelo) is a fortress-palace, located in the parish of Santa María in the municipality of Monterrey (Orense, Galicia). It is located on a hill overlooking the Támega river valley, at the confluence of the roads that link Puebla de Sanabria and Orense and about 28 km from Chaves, (Portugal).

It is one of the best preserved fortresses in Galicia. It was declared a National Monument on June 3 of 1931 and is currently a Cultural Interest Property, within the catalog of monuments of the historical heritage of Spain.

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Monaserio of San Lorenzo de Carboeiro de Silleda

El monastery of San Lorenzo de Carboeiro It is an old Benedictine monastery currently abandoned and under restoration located on the banks of the Deza River, in the parish of Santa María de Carboeiro, belonging to Silleda, province of Pontevedra, Spain. The church is one of the most outstanding Romanesque architectural works in Galicia

Gundian Bridge

El Gundian Bridge, also known as Gundian Viaduct, it is a bridge that saves the passage of the Ulla river, in the old railway line between Ourense and Santiago de Compostela.

Located at the height of Gundián, in the parish of Ponte Ulla (Vedra), in the part of Coruña, and the parish of San Miguel de Castro (A Estrada), in the Pontevedra band.

It stands on two outcrops of quartzite rocks, in a place of great beauty.

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