We suggest you visit Casa de Carmen in Galicia and in particular a still little-known area in which we have the pleasure of living called the Costa de la Muerte. It is located in the western part of Galicia, on the Atlantic coast, in the province of A Coruña. It is not clear the name of Costa da Morte, but may be due to any of the following reasons, the first, and that seems the most real, would be named by the continuous shipwrecks that occurred in this area so abused by temporary and still producing the death of fishermen and sailors, the other, more poetic and the more we identify is referred to this end of the earth, the place where the sun dies.
It is an area yet to be fully discovered by tourism even though some are lucky enough to enjoy a while. We will find beaches, mountains, trails, towns, roads ... where it's worth spending a few days and even holidays. We suggest some interesting places to visit.
The first would be the climb to Mount Pindo, a hiking trail about four hours of intermediate level that will lead to its highest point, the Moa, here you can enjoy spectacular views. It is the most legendary of the Galician mountains, with their legends, sacrifices, excommunications, petroglyphs, fertility rites, strengths, etc ... also contemplate the strange forms of the rocks in which adivinaremos all kinds of monsters and animals.
Very close to this mountain have a quiet village called Ézaro, it is the mouth of the river Xallas plunges into the sea in a waterfall of 40 meters high.
Beautiful village is an historic district Corcuvion considered one of the best preserved of all the Costa da Morte. We recommend you visit it in the second half of July because in it the party of Carmen, patron of sailors and the medieval market in which fully involve their neighbors by dressing in vintage clothes is held.
And speaking of people with remarkable historical and artistic center cite Walls, retaining the sailor in the air and we will find arcades, narrow streets, traditional houses, cruises and car. Good entertainment is reading the names of its streets, namely: Hope, Patience, Loneliness, Descanso, Bitterness, Retirement, Health ...
Carnota Beach with its endless miles to walk in its entry is the granary of Carnota (typical Galician building that was used to store grain grown) and is now a national tourist landmark.
Camariñas villa with its famous lace, from the lighthouse part Vilán a route of 19 kilometers with beautiful views and a running track and well equipped ground that leads to Xaviña and Arou. In it we see the English Cemetery (where they are buried 175 died from the wreck of the British ship "Serpent"), beaches and Reira Thirteen ending in the fishing village of Camelle.
El Faro Finisterre, we have reached the end of the world, here we will enjoy his sunset, place full of all kinds of beliefs and pagan rites, in which the Romans (s. II a.) Were struck to see the huge sun disappear into the water. According to legend beyond spooky creatures inhabiting this place ... We have reached the end of our route in which the ancients believed guess the end of the known world and that is the end of the Camino de Santiago as always many pilgrims decided to extend their journey here for several reasons, all different.
To gain strength you can visit any of the restaurants in this town, we suggest some clams and grilled sea bass accompanied by good Alvariño. Would you like to come?