MC-Day 16: Melide – Arzua 14km

Today Day 16: Melide – Arzua, you will wind your way in and out of pine and eucalyptus forest. There is quite a steep descent into Ribadiso da Baixo.

Soon after arriving at the town of Arzúa. The most significant city (6,000 inhabitants) before Santiago. Famous for its local cheese Queixo Arzúa-Ulloa. Here you will also meet Pilgrims from the Camino Norte trail as the two paths merge.

Visit the 14th-century Capilla de la Magdalena, all that is left of a former Augustinian monastery.