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Location: San Cirpian de Hermisende
San Ciprián de Hermisende
Places of Interest: San Ciprián de Hermisende, Hermisende, Ola de Valdecabritos, Pedra das ferraduras
We take the A-52 motorway towards the exit of Lubián and Hermisende, we go towards Hermisende by the ZA-P-2669. When arriving at Hermisende we will go towards San Ciprián de Hermisende by the ZA-L-2698. At the end of San Ciprián de Hermisende we parked on a small esplanade behind the church and at the bus stop where the route begins. We leave from San Ciprián de Hermisende by the road to Castromil leaving the road quickly to our right, we will go by a traditional way by which one went up to Val de Buitres, we will see landscapes of the saw of Marabón and views of Rabo de Gato. Before reaching Val de Buitres we will pass through the Portela area of Rebordelo and O Castelo de Rebordelo, then we will have to cross the trail of Velois in the area of As Pombeiras which is located about 3.5 km from the beginning, a little Above the Wave of Valdecabritos where we will see the waterfall of the Stream of Velois a tributary of the river Tuela, said waterfall is approximately 4.2 km. Further up and after climbing a firewall with a great difference to the top of Cachendo, we can observe the Pedra das Ferreduras (it is a flat stone with horseshoe shaped petroglyphs, testimony of ancient civilizations. Archaeologists on its origin and chronology). We continue through the firewall to the area of Alto do Ladiairo which we do not get to crown. Going down a new path towards Castelo de Rechouso (a group of stones mostly granite placed on top of each other, where we must take precautions as it is a very dangerous area, we can stumble or slip falling between their huge cracks). From here we can see wonderful panoramas of the villages of Moimenta and Castromil, said Castelo is 6.91 km from the beginning of the route and about 4.3 km from the end of it. From here we will descend towards San Ciprián de Hermisende by a traditional way of access to communal mountain and private farms by the zones of Rechouso, As Curbuízas and As Rozadas, from here we are, before arriving at the town we have 2 small sections of road where we must Extreme caution.
Traditional way of access to communal mountain for grazing cattle of the Town Hall of Hermisende, can be done at any time of the year looking for the charm of each season, it is a path of access to particular farms, communal mountain and sierra with some road stretch , Track and fire, can be done on foot, by bicycle, horse and motor vehicles (for motor vehicles consult the environmental regulations of the area). In this habitat we will be able to see animals like roe deer, wild boar and eagles among others, in summer it is a hard route with few zones of shade, since it runs in the majority of the sites by open zones without trees. This valley is dedicated mainly to livestock and agriculture.It is addressed to everyone who is physically well prepared. The route has some hard stretches. Suitable for children taking precautions somewhere, especially in the areas of road and Castle of Rechouso.