Monte Aloia Nature Park

Monte Aloia Nature Park
 

Overview
Located on the southern border of the Sierra do Galiñeiro, the Monte Aloia Nature Park covers a total of 746ha. The Aloia mountain rises up to 629m and provides the visitor with excellent views of the river Miño and its esturary.

Walking
Although the Nature Park is not particularly large, it still has around 10km of trails to explore. There are also five view points and seven water mills that can be visited within the park.

Sightseeing
Among its main tourist attractions is the archaeological remains of the Cyclopean walls and the Alto dos Cubos site.

Animals/Birds
Animals found here include fox, hedgehog and newts .

Plants
Cork oak and holly grows amongst common gorse and heather. The Monte Aloia Nature Park has also been reforested with Cypress pines and cedars.