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Caaveiro Monastery, Pontedeume

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The Monastery of Saint John of Caaveiro (Galician Mosteiro de San Xoán de Caaveiro) is a Galician monastery founded in the tenth century by Saint Rudesind. It is situated in Pontedeume, Ferrolterra, Galicia, within the Fragas do Eume Natural park.
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  • It will take you approx 45 mins low bike ride to the monastery from the parking. On foot it is an excellent 8+ klm stroll by the river. Careful if you decide to rent a bike because the guy renting the...  more »
  • The Caaveiro Monastery is a restored building (former monastery) in the middle of the Fragas del Eume Natural Park. You can get there by car; however you will have to walk about 1km, as you will have ...  more »
  • Excellent natural environment, protected properly. You can access with own vehicle to the interpretation centre. Once there you can choose to go on a bus that makes the route up to the monastery or rent an electric bike. This last option is highly recommended if you want to integrate us in this wonderful forest and enjoy the river Eume, quality give it go and peace of the surroundings. Once at the monastery, beautifully renovated, we can visit and enjoy the waterfalls that are to its around.
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