Casa de las Flores en Mer in the heart of the Ribeira Sacra - Perfect to relax The total property consists of 4 small houses of which 2 are converted into a comfortable upstairs apartment and access to the garden.
The Caurel or O Caurel is another area of outstanding beauty. It's easy to get lost there but that is part of the fun. There are lots of signed walks. This is short one from vilat yp a site of ancient round houses. This was in January with very harsh light.
Monforte is just 15 minutes by car. Great for shopping, fiestas or just hanging about Monforte de Lemos just 15 minutes by car from us in Mer is the next bigger village (city) with about 19.000 inhabitants. Great place to shop, for fiestas or just hang about and sip a coffee and sample tapas.
Walk along the rio Sil near Pombeiro Nice walk about 6Km one way with some medium steep bits in it. Well cleared and marked path. Take water the springs may not be there in summer.
A trip to the roman gold mines in Las Medulas Las Medulas near Ponferrada just over the border to Castila Y Leon is a world heritage site. The romans mined gold here - big style.