Stage 3

 STAGE 3: BERMILLO DE ALBA-ALCAÑICES


TOURTRIP = 25.8KM

 

Bermillo de Alba – Alcañices

Poste informativo en Fonfría (Zamora)

This third step leading to Fonfría, first town travel. Has the output point where the previous stage ended in Bermillo de Alba, and is done by the Long Street Bank, leading to continue on the path of riparian land with vast meadows by the right of way and dense scrub along the left bank, leaving the banks and the people who are located within the same, Bermillo. The road runs along the top of the hill, between work farms dotted with trees and scrub sheer, stained jara. The road ends at Highway Carbajales is taken left two hundred meters of asphalt across the N-122 highway, which connects Zamora and Braganza, to enter among the first houses of Fonfría to the Plaza Mayor.

Parroquia de Sta. María Magdalena (Fronfía – Zamora)

The town of Fonfría extends along a hillside and only retains vestiges of the past, which combines traditional stone architecture with modern housing, which includes the Church of Mary Magdalene from the Plaza Mayor. Within it you can see different religious works of a great popular fervor. In this church two important works of art in silver, the Processional Cross and custody carved in the eighteenth century are also saved. Fonfría qualifies requiring pilgrims in this inhospitable road. Hostel offers pilgrims and a monolith as a monument to the pilgrims of Portuguese Way of the Via de la Plata.

 

Church of Fornillos de Aliste (Zamora)

It starts from Fronfría looking out on the street of the town, take the road along the canyon that runs parallel to the left side of the N-122 road, which has to turn right, past hundred meters from the junction Castro Alcanizes to enter Fornillos de Ready for street Ermita.

Placa en Ceadea (Zamora)

The path of the road that runs between Fonfría and Fornillos the left is wrapped by scrubland, steep and harassed by the winds of the plateau. On the right bank steppe of farmland dotted with trees throughout his appearance.

Ermita de Ceadea (Zamora)

The hamlet of Fornillos de Ready to early twentieth century had its own municipal government, which was built in the administration of Fonfría. It features the Church of San Bartolomé, inside which the eighteenth century altarpiece is saved. The tour around the village there are some traditional elements of local architecture, such as balconies and structure.

Church in Ceadea (Zamora)

The exit to Ceadea occurs by Samir street, which was to leave after a few hundred meters to the left, on a dirt road wrapped by dense stands of oak groves and farmland, the picture changes completely. How beautiful is this Fornillos and Ceadea path, the path crosses the road to Rio Gallegos to reach Ceadea, a small town located to the right of the N-122 which features chapel and church. The first in the center of town, honors the Virgen del Rosario. The second, off towards Arcillera, honoring the cult of San Saturnino. The road now runs almost parallel to the N-122, where open areas offer beautiful views on the right, with a backdrop of the mountains of Sanabria.

Arcillera (Zamora)

You reach Arcillera, where the Church of San Pedro, built in 1929, the street’s Landing. In this small village in the region of Ready. The last section of the stage leading up Vivinera, along a path where the forest disappears to give way to vast prairies, fenced some slabs of stone and slate is taken. After crossing the N-122 is reached Vivinera, was coming down the street, and exit onto Church Street. He is the former village to village Alcanizes end of this third stage. You enter through the Monte Alcanizes Sahu, where a recreational area after crossing through a tunnel. We continue down the street from school and Castropete to reach the Plaza Mayor, so this third stage. Landmarks of the village, the Clock Tower at the Palace of the Marquis of Alcañices; Church belonging to the convent of San Francisco, the sixteenth century; and the Parish Church of the thirteenth century.

Vivinera (Zamora)

Placa en Alcañices (Zamora)

Torre del reloj in Alcañices (Zamora)

Travesía en Alcañices (Zamora)