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Route by the surroundings of Corcubion

Seen of Fisterra from Redonda

The municipality of Corcubion covers a small peninsula in the centre of his estuary, in the final segment of the way of Fisterra. To the coat of his strategic port, the villa was growing along the coast until forming a walk of white galleries of sailor flavour, with samples to live hidalgo. They do not are missing the houses blasonadas delivered by the squares and streets inner, neither the contributions of the called indianos. Besides that, for being head of judicial party, here situate the courts and the delegations of the distinct administrations and public organisms.

Corcubion is a city council that is composed by two parishes: San Marcos and Redonda.

In this route go to visit the no urban zone of Corcubion. It is a route of 9 Km roughly, by what can do walking (can carry of 2 to 3 hours) in bicycle or in car. The distances km that indicate are regarding the Castelao Square, beginning of our route.

We split of the Castelao Square of Corcubion. We follow the maritime walk in direction to the port.

From there we can advance by the walk of Plácido Castro Rivas until the Quenxe beach. Also it can go by the road AC-442 until the cemetery of the village.

From Quenxe it is necessary to take a road that goes above the urbanisations. From the road AC-442 can take to the left to the height of the cemetery (0.8 Km).

To the little to take this road find a pair of water mills (1.1 Km).

This road goes going up, giving us another vision of the estuary of Corcubion and Cee.

To the 2.1 Km find the castle of Cardenal.

Sight from the Lighthouse Cape Cee

We go on down the same road and arrive until a very big curve to the right (3.2 Km), of where splits to the left a small road that goes to arrive to the field of municipal football of Corcubion and to the Lighthouse Cape Cee (3.7 Km).

From this cape can see one of the most beautiful seen of the estuary of Corcubion. In front it sees the mountain Pindo and in the sea can see the islands Lobeiras that save the entrance of the estuary. Looking the right can see the peninsula of Fisterra in whose western extreme situates his mythical lighthouse.

We go back for backwards and we continue by the road that abandon. Continuing arrive to the place of Redonda (5.8 Km). At the end of the road that runs by the centre of the place is the San Pedro de Redonda Church (12th century) (6.2 Km). It is worthwhile to approach until there to see this temple and his adro chaired by a traditional cruise.

Redonda is the another parish of Corcubion in addition to the one of San Marcos and, unlike this, is fully rural. In her we can admire a big number of horreos and samples of popular architecture. Besides, there are some very beautiful sights of the coast of Corcubion and Fisterra.

After giving a turn by Redonda can follow the road in the same sense that carried before diverting us in Round and finish arriving to the hostel of Corcubion (7.9 Km). This hostel is one of which receive to the pilgrims that do the way jacobeo until Fisterra.

Next to the hostel runs the AC-442 that arrives until Fisterra. To go back to Corcubion recommend to cross this road and go on down the way of in front of the that arrive. This is part of the prolongation of the way of Santiago until Fisterra but go to visit it in contrary sense.

Quickly we arrive to the place of the Vilar (8.4 Km), where also there is big quantity of horreos and several interesting samples of popular architecture.

From there until San Marcos there is something less than 1 km, that visits in permanent descent. If we go walking or in bicycle can use the way of Santiago, but if we go in car it is necessary to take the road that goes down directly to the centre of the villa. From the crossing of the centre of the place, to the left goes the way of Santiago (walking and in bicycle) and in car it is necessary to follow rectum. If has some doubt, the neighbours of Vilar will inform them kindly

If we follow this walk, have some very pleasant minutes, since we will advance at the side of the mountain of Corcubion and there is seen very beautiful of the village and his estuary. At the end, we will arrive to the core of Corcubion by the Camp of San Antonio.