Recreation areas

RECREATIONAL AREA OF A CORTEVELLA

Anyone seeking breathtaking natural landscapes should head for A Cortevella magnificent built and environmental heritage. Situated 20 km from O Cádavo, it can be reached via the LU-750 (O Cádavo-Meira) road, taking the turning to Martín in A Muiña. This beautiful spot on the banks of the River Eo will surprise and delight visitors thanks to its magnificent meanders that trace a stunningly capricious landscape shaped by river erosion.

The viewpoint affords a superb view of this whim of nature. The facilities also include picnic areas where visitors can spend a delightful day by the river. Hiking lovers can take the relatively short Mine Route that departs from A Cortevella, following the banks of the Eo as far as a former gold mine. Alternatively, they can walk along the meander formed by the river in this area.

Cortevella recreation area is situated 12.8 km from Fonteo recreation area and 25.8 km from A Fontaneira recreation area.

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RECREATIONAL AREA OF FONTANEIRA

Fontaneira recreation area is located on the road linking the LU-530 Vilar de Adrios, where the waters of the source of the River Neira form a delightful natural spring in the hamlet known as Lameira. This area also has a series of facilities and amenities to enable visitors to make the most of this magnificent natural setting.

Fontaneira recreation area is situated 13.6 km from Fonteo recreation area and 25.8 km from A Cortevella recreation area.

RECREATIONAL AREA OF FONTEO

Fonteo recreation area, nestling 6 km outside the municipality’s main town on the LU-750 road between Cádavo and Meira, is the site of the source of the River Eo. The waters from the Serra do Mirador mountain range spring from the foot of an ancient chestnut tree. Fonteo recreation area has furniture for enjoying outdoor meals, and is also the site of the River Eo Visitor Centre and the Marronda Route, which is located next to the source of the river.

Fonteo recreation area is situated 12.8 km from A Cortevella recreation area and 13.6 km from A Fontaneira recreation area.

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RECREATIONAL AREA OF O CÁDAVO

O Cádavo recreation area, located at the side of the LU-350 road leading into O Cádavo from Lugo, boasts a large rest area and is noted for the striking sculpture that presides over this site: the only sculpture included in renowned architect Antonio Gaudi’s project for the Church of the Holy Family in Barcelona that is located outside this construction.