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Aragonese branch. Stage 1: From Artieda to Sangüesa

Hiking

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Monasterio de Leyre
Monasterio de Leyre
Javier
Sangüesa
Monasterio de Leyre
From Artieda, the route descends down a gentle slope to continue on further roads and tracks. After 10 kilometres along flat ground, it enters the village-fortress of Ruesta.

The route enters Navarre along the Undués trail, a packed earth track that descends and crosses the narrow road of the Bardenas Canal, next to the Arbea farmyard. From there, a wide track takes you among cereal fields and hills dotted with kermes oaks. You can admire the Shrine of Nuestra Señora del Socorro atop a hill close by. To the south, the crowded medieval town of Sos del Rey Católico is clearly visible.

Under a barren crag, the route leaves the main track to continue along a narrower one on irrigated land. The numerous buildings in assorted styles announce the proximity of Sangüesa, which we enter on a paved road that passes by the Cross of San Lázaro. We cross Sangüesa and leave over the iron bridge crossing the Aragon river.

How to get there and move around

Tomar la Autovía del Pirineo A-21 hasta Yesa y continuar en Aragón por la carretera N 240 y la A-1601 hasta Ruesta.

Starting point: Artieda (Aragón)

End point: Sangüesa

Path classification: Others

Type of route: Earth, Gravel, Road

Form: Linear

Services

  • Information point
  • Pub
  • Signposting
  • Tourist Resources

Observations

What is there to do and see at the end of the stage?

- Guided visit around Sangüesa
- Guided visit around the church of Santa María la Real
- Monastery of Leire: Gregorian chants (at 12 km) 
- Castle of Javier (at 8.5 km)

 

You may also be interested in...

- For more information: Tourism Office of Sangüesa
- To stamp your credential: Pilgrims' hostel / Tourism Office
- Sale of credentials: Tourist Office

Opening hours, dates and guide prices. We recommend you confirm with the entity in question.

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