Vigo, Spain

Hill & Trail Running Options Around Vigo

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There’s an excellent variety of well-waymarked, longer distance trails just outside Vigo. They’re set in the mountains above Vigo, winding through forests, olive groves, and more, with some nice views of the city and estuary. Overall, there are 130 km of trails. Some sections are alongside paved roads, while others are more designated hiking  trails. Below are links for additional information.


Senda del Agua (Water Trail). This is a nature trail in Vigo that runs along several access points and service roads to the channel that carried water from the Eiras reservoir, in Fornelos de Montes, to Vigo. The terrain is not very challenging. Some sections are along the road. There’s a section that is accessible from the Lavadores neighbourhood in Vigo, though the more natural and scenic sections are in the town of Redondela. INFORMATIONROUTE MAP (Vigo Section).

Panoramic GR-53 Trail. This nature trail in Vigo circles the whole city through its mountains. The trail runs along 25 miles and is Vigo’s longest hiking trail. There are some sections that are low-moderate in difficulty, hence are more ‘runnable’.  INFORMATION. ROUTE MAP


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