PCO-Day 12: Redondela to Pontevedra-19.5km

On Day 12: Redondela to Pontevedra when reaching Arcade, you will see the oyster beds of what are considered the best oysters in Galicia.

Cross the beautiful Pontesampaio medieval bridge where the great defeat (19th century) of Napoleon’s army took place.

Further on enjoy magnificent views over the Atlantic Ocean from the Church of Santa Maria (12th century).

Finally arriving in the monumental city of Pontevedra. It boasts many historical delights not to be missed. Santa Maria la Mayor Basilica, Town Hall, Capella de la Verge Pelegrina, and Teucro Square all deserve a visit.

Time to reward yourself with some of those famous oysters and a glass of  Albarinho wine to wash them down.

Buen Camino