The Sobrado Route
The Sobrado Route

Because of the humid climate of Galicia, this is an extraordinarily green route through forests and villages and along fields. The village Sobrado is charming, since it seems time has stand still here. Many houses still have stables on the ground floor. When we reach the village Manzaneda, we return to A Pobra de Trives. The route has a lot of shadow.

  • From the starting point of the route (1) we descend – following the white-yellow marking - to eventually cross again with the OU-636 (2).
  • The trail continues at the other side of the road. When we cross an asphalt road (3), we go straight on.
  • At the next two forks, we keep left. Eventually we arrive in the village of Sobrado (4). Here we take the road to the left, and a bit further on we turn left again, walking past the church.
  • We get past the cemetery and continue straight on. The trail now descends towards the river San Lázaro. Where below the path seems to turn to the right, we keep left to - after a couple of metres - cross the small river through the stones that lie in it (5).
  • The path continues through dense vegetation and climbs to the village of Manzaneda(6), the destination of our excursion.
  • The way back follows the same trail.

The Sobrado Route

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Location of this Hike

Region: Sierra de Queixa
Near: A Pobra de Trives
Cubierto con lluvias
21 °C
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Fact Sheet

Duration: 2:30 hrs.
Distance: 10.5 km
Route type: Round trip
Path type: Forest trails
Marking: White-yellow and signposts
Total difference in altitude: 470 m.
Highest point: 736 m.
Difficulty: Medium (3/14)

Profile the Sobrado Route
Last update: August 22, 2011

How to get there?

The route starts along the OU-636, just outside the village A Pobra de Trives, in the direction Petín/N-120. On the left side of the road there is a signpost “Ruta de Sobrado” that marks the beginning of the route.

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: N 42 20.347
Longitude: W 7 14.817