Miño-Eo Route

Miño-Eo Route

The Miño-Eo Route has its zero kilometer in the Irimia scree, the source of the Miño River.The altitude of this route varies between 875 meters at the top of the Sierra de Meira, to 175m in La Treita, next to the Eo river .

Route description

The views throughout the route are exceptional, being able to observe the difference between the two slopes of the mountain range and contemplate the flora and fauna of this environment, finding wild animals such as horses, mountain cows, foxes, roe deer, hares, wild boar and birds. of all kinds such as partridges, crows and magpies among many others. One of the points to uncover on this route is A Mexadoira; waterfall of approximately 15 meters high that is located in the so-called Rego de Murias. The descent to this place is complicated and requires special care and attention, but reaching it is really worth it. Located right next to the Eo river (trout river with an abundance of salmon) is the A Treita power station. On the last ascent towards the end of this route in the Estreito, we can observe a great variety of flora: oak, chestnut, birch, walnut, cherry, pine, olive tree that will allow us to enjoy the different shades of green that prevails in the Galician geography.

Route information

Distance: 17.2km
Duration: 5h.
Difficulty: Medium-high
Well marked route by means of signs, arrows and panels.
Possibility of reducing it in two shorter circular routes.
It has a signposted shortcut to reduce it after the waterfall.
Minimum altitude: 889 masl.
Maximum altitude: 175 meters above sea level.
Type of route: linear, with the possibility of making it circular by adding 4km.
Accessible on foot, mountain bike and horse.



From Meira, along the CP-3003 (next to the Meira church) to Pedregal de Irimia (2.5km.) There is parking for vehicles. The route begins next to the rest area.

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