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Aragonese branch. Stage 1: From Artieda to Sangüesa

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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.

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

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.

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