Panoramic Route of the Picon


DDESCRIPTION OF THE ROUTE
The "Panoramic Route of the Picon" runs through the parish of Arca, highlighting beautiful places of cultural interest and great beauty, which are easily accessible with the refurbishment of several roads and with the help of the virtual audio guide, which tells us and leads to different assets, in addition to making us a graphic and documentary of each description.

This route is intended to be a pleasant journey through the most emblematic places in this parish of O Pino, creating a predefined route which passes through the environment of one of the most important mountains of the municipality, the Mount of the Picon, which gives its name to this route, as well as lead to the user by the historical nucleus of A Rúa and the mills of Astrar.

This route also passes through magnificent natural landscapes such as the oak wood of Santa Cristina or geodetic point of Arca, popularly known as"O Marco". In the site of O Marco, one of the highest points of the Council, there is a lookout, from which you can see the territory of the municipality of O Pino and its region.

The main objective of this route is to learn about the rich heritage of the parish of Arca, within the Municipality of O Pino, and the enhancement of its natural environment, creating a trail that provides an interesting and enjoyable tour of this area, and with the virtual audio guide for the description of roads.

LENGTH OF THE TOUR
It is a circular trail about eight and a half kilometres of length. The starting point for this trail offers accommodation at A Rúa (42 ° 54'46, 8 ° 21'13) and passes through places of O Picón, O Marco and Astrar to return to its starting point.


MAJOR HERITAGE ATTRACTIONS

OAK FOREST OF SANTA CRISTINA
Beautiful oak forest with large trees.


O MARCO
Geodetic point of higher altitudes in the municipality of O Pino from which there is a stunning panoramic view of the neighbouring municipalities of Santiago de Compostela, Boqueixón, Touro, Arzúa, Frades and Oroso among others.

CORREDOIRA AND ASTRAR WATERMILLS
Beautiful "corredoira" which links the places of Astrar and A Rua. This "corredoira" runs along the bank of two watermills.



MAP
Ver Ruta de Picón en un mapa máis grande

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