→ 4.80 → O Cádavo Baleira → 0.90km → Pradeda

Altitude
720
To end of camino
129.60
ATM
Yes
Bar
Yes
Correos
Yes
Grocery
Yes
Medical Center
Yes
Pharmacy
Yes

O Cádavo remains a largely agricultural town and is a checkpoint for travelers heading uphill in the opposite direction as its slightly lower altitude makes for a substantial difference in snowfall. The industry here is cows, both for dairy and for meat, and you are bound to see more than one dairy tanker cross your path. The town itself is otherwise rather unremarkable but for the vistas.

The Road

The camino between here and Castroverde manages to avoid the steep LU-530 entirely. From O Cádavo it continues uphill along a farm lane to the town of Pradeda where you can look back for a nice view of O Cádavo. Beyond Pradeda the climb continues up to the Alto de Vacariza.

Comments

michael

The eligio pension is reasonably priced. However the food is terrible stay away from the restaurant.

michael

Great experience. Owners couldn’t be nicer. Pilgrim menu was 10 Euros and very good.