Full services and plenty of historical landmarks to check out. Monforte is the first major city you encounter since leaving Ponferrada, though still not large. Visit the tourist information for an up to date list of accommodation.
From Monforte de Lemos it is a long way before getting to...
If you look closely, you will see faded arrows pointing in various directions. Most people I talked to in these parts recommend staying on the road. Even after long periods without rain it can be very muddy. If in doubt stay on the road until you arrive in Regueiro de Moreda.
From this 12th. c. Roman church with fanciful carvings the camino begins a steep descent along a roman road. The romans have not been around to repair them lately and the going can be rough.
One very nice bar owned by Marcos and his wife. It is up the road on the right-hand side, and it is the only place to get a drink or bite to eat. There is, in fact, nothing on the other side of the bridge except the start of a climb. You have entered the Ribeira Sacra region now, with its...
All services. Wifi at one of the local bars.
Private accommodation only:
H Hostal Yoel: General Franco, 16 (982 440 294) (recommended)
H Hotel Mogay: Antonio Lorenzana (982 440 847)
Leaving Chantada from the Praza de Santa Ana, continue along Alferez Baanante where...