When you arrive
at A Ramallosa the pilgrim has the option of choosing the alternative that continues
through the interior crossing Nigrán and Coruxo to get to Vigo.
Keep in mind that this variant of the Camino has more sections of asphalt than
the one that advances along the coast, but also has great examples of Galician
architecture such as the Pazos (manor houses) and the Cruceiros (Calvaries) of
Mallón and O Pereiro in the municipality of Nigrán.
Only 4.2 km (2,6 miles) separate A Ramallosa from the municipality of
Nigrán, where this variant start through the “Camiño do Souto” and the “Camiño da Rosiña”. Crossing Nigrán
this route continues with views of the old Pazos (manor houses) of Urzáiz and
Cea before climbing the Sanromán mountain. It will be the last important climb
before reaching Priegue.
E This road
has a low difficulty but, if you get distracted, the 550 local road can serve
as a guide until you reach Vigo. The next town to Nigrán will be Saiáns,
where you can relax your feet in its magnificent sandy area. This marks the
entrance to the municipality of Vigo, although there are still a few kilometers
before reaching the city. It will be necessary to cross San Miguel de Oia and
later San Salvador de Coruxo.
Route approaches the coast again on this point to make its entrance through the
"Camiño de Muiños" to the beach of Samil, one of the most popular beachesamong
the people of Vigo. A few steps separate the pilgrims from the largest city of