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Caminho do Este de Portugal (Tavira - Santiago de Compostela)

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This Caminho is for pilgrims on foot,by bicycle,on horseback,by motorcycle or by car.

Bom Caminho!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2019 - 28th Interntional Stage between Chaves(P) and Verin(E.), about 25 km, Via de la Plata.

**2019 - End of January - Guiding mixed Group of Pilgrims by Internet, 1 day ahead. ***Although it might be fresh in the morning leaving Chaves direction Verín in Spain, you will be walking most day with the sun on the sky and temperatures up to 20°. Along todays stage, villages like Outeiro Seco, Vila Verde da Raia, Tamaguelos, where you can buy or consume water or warm drinks, fruit and food in Cafés and Restaurants, but also the fresh-markets are open. You do not have to walk all the way on Tarmac/asphalt using N-522, but keep eyecontact and use pathes and secondary roads parallel N-522 until Verín. *Must see in Verín: Castelo de Monterrei and Carnaval de Verín! Parador-Hotel de Verín, 0034 988 410 075 - Email: *Concello/Ayuntamiento de Verín, Plaza do Concello, Email: / Website: / Travesia do Concello, N° 1, 32600 - Verín, Ourense, tel. 0034 988 410 000, / tel. 0034 988 411 900 / *Turismo de Verín, Email: / tel. 0034 988 411 614 / at Turismo information about restaurants food. Email2: / Rúa irmáns da Salle,/ ***Nuevo / Albergue de la Xunta de Galicia, 24 plazas, / "Casa do Asistente", edificio de 1731, aparcamiento para bicicletas, tel. 0034 988 411 614 / in Verín! **Albergue Nuevo Monterrei, 20 plazas, antiguo Hospital de Peregrinos, Xunta de Galicia, tel. 0034 988 418 002 / *Hotel Dos Hermanas, Email: / tel. 0034 988 410 280 / *Hotel Villa de Verín, Monte Mayor, N° 14, Verín - Ourense - Galicia, 32600, tel. 0034 988 411 981 / *Hostal Brasil, Verín, tel. 0034 988 410 249 / *Hostal Zapatillas Verín, tel. 0034 988 419 729. / -Restaurante "Casa do Pulpo" Verín, tel. 0034 988 410 088. / *Guardia Civil de Verín, tel. 0034 988 410 005. / *Policia Local de Verín, tel. 0034 988 411 612. / *Concello de Monterrei, tel. 0034 988 418 002. / *Concello de Laza, tel. 0034 988 422 002. / ***Iter Stellarum, Bom Caminho. --------------------------------------------------------------- Crossing the border to Spain you might notice a difference, between two neighbouring Countries, if so, please let us know. From Verín on Caminho de Santiago do Este de Portugal, Caminho Tavirense, Camino Via de la Plata leaving from Sevilla and Camino Sanabrés from Zamora, join the same Way/Route until the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. ---------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------- ***CHAVES, CIDADE DE ÁGUAS QUENTES.*** "AQUAE FLAVIAE", a antiga designacao de Chaves, alude às fontes termais que aqui brotam, das mais quentes em exploracao na Europa e que sao uma das riquezas desta cidade. ***CHAVES***, Trás-os-Montes is an arid province, but Chaves is well favoured as it was built on the banks of Tâmega River, in the center of a sunken basin, which is particularly fertile. The small town of Aquae Flaviae, known to the Romans for its thermal springs, was transformed into an important resting point on the Astorga-Braga road when Trajan built a bridge over Tâmega River, within its bounds. In 1160, after being recaptured from th Moors, Chaves was fortified to ensure its command of the valley facing the Spanish fortress of Verín. In the 17th Century ramparts were added, after the style of the French military architect Vauban. Even now the old castle huddled close by picturesque white houses with corbelled wooden verandas give the town considerable style. CHAVES is now a quiet spa town, equally known for its excellent smoked PRESUNTO HAM.06.04.2016. ----------------------------------------------------------------

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  1. July 17, 2019/ CHAVES - FESTA DOS POVOS.
    Chaves regressa à época romana durante a "Festa dos Povos", entre 23 e 25 de agosto, numa iniciativa que conta com 100 expositores e visa promover a cidade, a gastronomia, o património e atrair mais visitantes.
    *2019 Correio da manha - Terca-Feira 13.08.2019 - CHAVES.*