Surroundings and Baixo Miño
Pozas de Mougás (Serra da Grova) – Monastery of Santa María de Oia – A Guarda (Santa Tecla) – O Rosal (Muiños de Folón) – Tui – Monte Aloia.
Centuries-old culture. Incredible scenery, striking views, all of this will accompany you on this road trip designed for the Mougás Campsite’s clients.
Pozas de Mougás
Pozas de Mougás are natural pools, the biggest in the area, set in idyllic mountain scenery. You can get there on foot from the centre of the village or by car going towards Torroña
Santa María de Oia Monastery
The only monastery that you will find facing the sea, with a fort-like appearance. It was used as a prison and a pilgrim hospital, on the coastal Portuguese route. It can be visited by means of the Acamo association. Strolling around the village of Oia is a delight with its typical seafaring constructions. Houses featuring entrance stairs, with an amphitheatre layout and facing the sea.
It Still reflects its status as the capital of one of the seven ancient provinces making up the kingdom of Galicia. Not to be missed is its Cathedral- Fort of Saint Telmo and the panoramic views from its gardens, as well as its old town that sitll features medieval charm. Its location gives us an idea of this town´s historical importance. You will get a great photo if you go to the iron bridge over the Miño River.
Muíños de Folón
A historic-ethnographic site made up of 35 waterwheels declared a Monument of Cultural Interest. They are arranged in cascade fashion to take advantage of the running water, resulting in a unique visual impact. Along the trail you will be accompanied by pools, waterfalls, engravings. From the top at Chan da Cereixeira, there is a viewpoint overlooking the Miño River and the possibility of returning via Picón with another 31 waterwheels.
A Guardia – Santa Tecla
A fishing town that tastes like lobster… and like all the wonderful sea produce that you can find in the port’s many bars. The best view is from the top of Monte de Santa Tecla, a must due to its Celtic “castro” (fortified settlement), a site declared a Historic-Artistic Monument, its Way of the Cross and the saint’s “Hermita” (chapel). The views are breath-taking.
Declared a Nature Reserve featuring a walled area and San Xian chapel. A great quantity of plant species and an enormous variety of animals. The final stop featuring numerous viewpoints where you can sit down and contemplate the mouth of the Miño River and the sea, letting yourself be enchanted by the horizon.
Casa Henriqueta Restaurant (Oia)
With set fish dish and specialising in octopus and noodles. Pleasant with friendly service.
A Camboa Tapas Bar
Dining room inside and magnificent terrace featuring wood decoration and views of the Monastery of Oia; menu with all kinds of meat, fresh fish or seafood. Good tapas.
Riveiriña Restaurant ( La Guardia)
Seafood speciality with its own hatchery. An economic choice in a traditional space. Good harbour location.
With a lot of quality, the same as the service and reasonable prices. A good choice is lamprey in season, swordfish and seafood.
O Vello Cabalo Furado Restaurant (Tui)
Good quality, traditional cuisine.