The Camino Primitivo from Oviedo to Lugo It is the oldest and millenary pilgrim route. Was the visited by Alfonso II El Casto when I walk Santiago de Compostela to recognize the remains of the Apostle. The whole route links Oviedo to Lugo and finally ends at the Cathedral of Santiago.
Stage 1: Oviedo-Degree

In Oviedo it is worth a tour through its old town, where its walled enclosure, its medieval city and its monuments will transport us to the origin of the city in the S.VIII.

As a most important monument untie the Cathedral of San Salvador, S. XV. Until it arrived numerous pilgrims in the Middle Ages, which were diverted to Oviedo to visit it. Hence the popular saying that goes to Santiago and does not go to El Salvador, visits the vassal and not the Lord. Due to its numerous reconstructions, it has different artistic styles, although the predominant one is flamboyant. Stresses the Camara Santa, for its relics of great value, its many chapels, the Old Tower, the Cloister, the Chapter House and the altarpiece of the High Altar.

In the Plaza de la Catedral we can admire a set of noble buildings.

In San Lázaro de Paniceres, its Hermitage of medieval origin stands out.

In Premoño, is the Chapel of Santa Ana.

In Grado we can see the Chapel of Dolores, of gray and pink limestone. We can walk its streets and admire its Indian architecture in houses and villas.

Stage 2: Grade-Rooms

In Cornellana highlights the Monastery of San Salvador, 1024.

In Salas we can admire the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria la Mayor and the Palacio de Valdes Salas, where its medieval tower stands out.

Stage 3: Salas-Tineo

In Tineo we can find the Church of San Pedro, which is believed to have been founded by the Order of the Temple. This one conserves its primitive tower and Romanesque cover. We can also find La Ermita de San Roque together with the Fountain of the Muses. It is worth noting its many palaces arranged throughout its council.

Stage 4: Tineo-Pola de Allende

In Borres highlights the parish church of Santa Maria de Borres, one of the oldest council.

In Pola de Allande we can see the Cienfuegos Palace, which was built on the basis of a primitive building from the 14th century and which underwent renovations in the 18th century. It has a very sober exterior appearance given its defensive nature.

The Church of San Andrés and its Indian houses are other points of interest that we can visit in this town.

Stage 5 and 6: Pola de Allende-Berducedo-Grandas de Salime

In Berducedo highlights the parish church of Santa Maria, S.XV.

The Mesa is a small town belonging to the council of Grandas de Salime.

In Grandas de Salime highlights the Church of San Salvador, an old collegiate church located in the center of the town. The early Church dates back to the twelfth century, although in the eighteenth century a great reform was made. The old Romanesque portal surrounding the baptismal font is preserved from it.

We can see the Ethnographic Museum inside which we can immerse ourselves in the forgotten rural world remembering the old trades, customs, ancient traditions ... which has been overcome by the technological advances and the industrial era.

Stage 7 and 8: Grandas de Salime-Fonsagrada-Cadavo Baleira

Fonsagrada, known as the sacred source of the pilgrims. One of the best waterfalls in Galicia (Semeira de Vilagocende) is very close to this town. We can visit the Church of Santa Maria, Baroque style. We can not stop going to the source, they say miraculous, which gives its name to this town.

In Cadavo we can visit its recreational area, in which its sculptural group stands out, belonging to the project that Gaudí conceived for the temple of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Throughout the entire municipality we can see vestiges of the Castresa culture. As well as numerous churches and hermitages.

On the other hand we can not stop enjoying all its nature, which will be accompanying us all our way.

Stage 9: Cadavo Baleira-Lugo

In Villavade we can contemplate the Church of Santa María.

In Castroverde, its fortress castle stands out, built on the ruins of an old fort of the 14th century, today only the keep is kept.

In Lugo, we can admire its walls, fortification of more than two kilometers. It is the only one of Roman origin that conserves its route. We could not stop visiting the Roman Baths, as well as the Sanctuary of Santa Eulalia de la Boveda and the Cathedral of Santa María. Other important monuments are: The Episcopal Palace and the San Marcos Palace, among others.

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