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7.10km → Embalse de Salime → 1.90km → Scenic overlook
To end of camino: 
185.70
Altitude: 
220

Bar and Restaurant 1km from the dam on the way back up.

History: 

The hydroelectric dam here was built in the early 1950. The abandoned concrete structures on the north side of the dam are leftovers from its construction, which required that most of the materials (primarily the concrete) be produced on site.

The Road: 

What goes down must go up, in this case it is about 300m back up to Grandas de Salime. It is mostly, but not entirely, along the road. Along the way is a scenic overlook (about 2km from the dam). Shortly after the most severe turn in the road (a 180 degree bend) the camino turns left to follow a trail uphill.

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Bar: 
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Photo of Embalse de Salime on the Camino de Santiago

Accommodation in Embalse de Salime

Comments

Camino de Santi... (not verified) said:

Best tortilla and second breakfast I’ve ever had, with a lovely view of the water. Perfect rest stop.