Ventas de Narón - Palas de Rei

Ventas de Narón - Palas de Rei
Cross by Venta de Naron chapel with pilgrim keepsake box
Ventas de Naron Chapel

Outside Ventas de Naron we find this cross by the chapel, with a box where pilgrims leave messages. Legend has it that a battle ensued at this spot against the moor kings in their advance towards Galicia.

elevation profile for the stage ventas - palas de rei
Stage Profile
  • 7 miles (12 km)
  • 3-4 hours

Well conserved trails between eucalyptus trees and beautiful scenery. No slopes, easy to navigate.

Our Tour

Today we will leave Ventas de Narón. Before we enter the town of Ligonde we will see the famous cruceiro de Lameiros, from 1670, that represents Jesus' passion and death on its base. Towards the end of the stage we will visit the famous monastery of Vilar de Donas, with the Church of our Savior, where we will enjoy a guided tour. Back on el Camino, we will reach the larger town of Palas de Rei for dinner and overnight stay.