Stage 4: Camariñas-Muxía

The fourth stage of the Lighthouse Way is an exciting stretch that connects two of the most emblematic destinations on the Galician coast: Camariñas and Muxía. This stretch offers pilgrims a unique coastal experience, with trails winding along steep cliffs, pristine beaches and stunning seascapes. The route also provides the opportunity to reflect on places steeped in history and spirituality.

Towns through which the stage takes place:

  • Camariñas: Starting point of the stage, Camariñas is known for its bobbin lace and its seaside charm. Pilgrims can explore its narrow streets, visit the port and immerse themselves in the local culture before embarking on the next leg of the journey.
  • Muxía: Final destination of this stage, Muxía is a special place with a rich religious and maritime history. The town is located next to the Atlantic Ocean and is famous for the Virgen de la Barca and the stone known as “Pedra de Abalar”, which is believed to have mystical properties.

Monuments to see along the route

  • Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Barca: In Muxía, pilgrims can visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Barca, an important pilgrimage site with a church located in a scenic enclave by the sea.
  • Pedra de Abalar: Near the sanctuary, there is the Pedra de Abalar, a rock that is believed to have healing properties and is a place of great spiritual importance.
  • Touriñán Lighthouse: Along the way, pilgrims can spot the Touriñán Lighthouse, another emblematic landmark that stands out on the coastal cliffs.

Stage 4 of the Lighthouse Way offers walkers an unforgettable experience, combining the majesty of the coastal landscape with the spirituality and history of Camariñas and Muxía.

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StagesThe Lighthouse Way

Etapa 1

Ponteceso - Laxe

25 km
3/5
6h 30m
Etapa 2

Laxe-Arou

17 km
1/5
5h30m
Etapa 3

Arou-Camariñas

26 km
3/5
6h50m
Etapa 4

Camariñas-Muxía

32 km
3/5
8h
Etapa 5

Muxía-Nemiña

24 km
4/5
8h
Etapa 6

Nemiña-Finisterre

26 km
3/5
7h

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