Stage 2: Sanxenxo-O Grove

Stage 2 of the Route of Father Sarmiento offers pilgrims a unique experience, taking them from the vibrant town of Sanxenxo to the picturesque O Grove. This section combines coastal landscapes, rural trails and the opportunity to enjoy the rich gastronomy and culture of the region. Walkers immerse themselves in a journey that links natural beauty with Galician cultural tradition.

Towns through which the stage takes place

  • Sanxenxo: Starting point for this stage, Sanxenxo is a well-known coastal town. In addition to its beaches, it offers a lively nightlife and a varied gastronomic offer with restaurants serving delicacies from the sea.
  • Portonovo: On the way to O Grove, pilgrims can pass through Portonovo, a fishing village famous for its fishing port and excellent seafood restaurants.
  • O Grove: Final destination of this stage, O Grove is a peninsula with a rich fishing tradition. Known for its seafood restaurant and port, O Grove offers pilgrims the opportunity to explore its maritime heritage and enjoy sea views.

Monuments to see along the route

  • Church of San Ginés (Sanxenxo): Located in the center of Sanxenxo, this church is a historical and architectural landmark that pilgrims can admire before beginning their journey.
  • Portonovo Fishing Port: As pilgrims pass through Portonovo, they can enjoy views of the fishing port and explore the seafaring atmosphere of this charming town.
  • Siradella Viewpoint (O Grove): Just outside O Grove, the Siradella Viewpoint offers stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Ría de Arousa, providing a picturesque end to this stage.

Stage 2 is a trip that combines the essence of the coastal towns with the richness of the Galician seafaring tradition, providing pilgrims with a unique experience on their way to O Grove.

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StagesPadre Sarmiento Way

Etapa 1

Pontevedra - Sanxenxo

25 km
6h 20m
Etapa 2

Sanxenxo-O Grove

20 km
Etapa 3

Circular stage in O Grove

29 km
Etapa 4

O Grove-Cambados

23 km
Etapa 5

Cambados-A Illa de Arousa

18 km
Etapa 6

A Illa de Arousa-Vilanova de Arousa

17 km
Etapa 8

Vilagarcía de Arousa-Padrón

26 km
Etapa 9

Padrón-Santiago de Compostela

23 km

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