San Andrés de Teixido road

Cultural route


The Way to San Andrés de Teixido has its origins also in the port of Ferrol Curuxeiras to drive up there, take the road towards Cedeira. Then go up to the mountain of Capelada, on the way surprise us "greas" or herds of wild horses, here also have their "gigs" for the "Rapa das bestas". We leave the old ways of the sanctuary with the "amilladoiros" which are accumulated piles of stones one by one by the devotion of the pilgrims and vendors we receive votive offerings "migalla Pan" offering "Sanandresiños" the "herba of namorar ", a whole universe of symbols in connection with the renewal. In this sanctuary a relic of the Apostle Andrew, where legend and says "A San Andrés de Teixido vai de morto, quen non foi de vivo" was venerated mean that he does not know San Andrés de Teixido in life you know a once dead because his soul will go there. Following the tradition will drink without supporting, in each of the three pipes of the miraculous fountain. Follow the path towards Cariño, skirted the highest cliffs in Europe, the viewpoint of Punta Herveira, with the gatehouse of the eighteenth century, a must stop point, the foot is the wind power station, ecological, biological and especially geological paradise