O Barco de Valdeorras
In the central access to O Barco, from the ational 120 road, is located the Hotel O Camiño.
Its privileged location makes it an interesting accommodation for both passing travelers
and occasional residents for business or vacation purposes.
From the Hotel O Camiño, because of its situation, you have a panoramic view of the
locality of O Barco in all its extension.
O Barco is the obligatory step of the pilgrim to Compostela by the alternative route of the
Winter Road that is born in Ponferrada and enters Galicia by the region of Valdeorras, its
natural entrance, crossing the four provinces of the community, therefore is without a
doubt the most Galician way of all those which approach us to Santiago.
With nearly 15,000 inhabitants, O Barco is the capital of the region of Valdeorras, located in
the southeastern part of Galicia and natural access to it. Center of great economic activity,
mainly by the mining of the slate, motor dynamizing of the zone, with animated streets
and commerce of high quality. The river Sil crosses the population in its entirety, becoming
an active part of its extraordinary landscape; By its beautiful shores you can walk, while
contemplating its abundant fauna as colonies of birds, ducks, herons, cormorants, storks
and more, which confers a special charm. Its extraordinary Malecon, full of terraces,
playgrounds, pools and lush vegetation, is the leisure and amusement center of the village.