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.
Yearly feria de Rosca in Sober (Lugo Galicia - Ribeira Sacra) Once a year in August the feira da Rosca is dovetailed onto the market day. So the normaly sleepy SOber explodes into a hive of activity. It's a market day plus local artisans and the local Rosca.
A view across Ribeira Sacra - A short walk from Doade There is an excellent short walk at Doade/ This rewards with breath taking views across the river Sil and the vines of Amandi in the Ribeira Sacra. It's just about 10 minutes from us.
Cataratas (Waterfall) de Toxa Not that easy to find but worth the walk/ One of Galicias main waterfalls about 30 meters high. It's near Silleda. Bring a pick nick and there are further walks for example to the Monasterio de San Lorenzo de Carboeiro