The Bridges and the Medieval Village

The Bridges and the Medieval Village

The name of As Pontes de García Rodríguez comes from a bridge over the Eume river known as "a ponte vella" or "a ponte dos ferros", that was commisioned on the fifteenth century by the lord of the land, García Rodríguez de Valcárcel, and the existence of many other bridges, of different ages, in the city, from the one known as "a ponte romana", of medieval origin, located over the Chamoselo river, aflluent of the Eume, to the more modern, such as the Isabel II and the Ponte da Presa de Alende.
Between the latter two there is a quaint riverside walk among oak trees, where remain the ruins of the Molino de Alende , built at the beginning of the nineteenth century and currently abandoned.

Access

All the noted bridges and the Molino de Alende are on the urban area of As Pontes de García Rodríguez.