Mesón, 12 • 36690 Ponte Sampaio
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The Environment of Ponte Sampaio
Top things to do in Ponte Sampaio, a place whith Galicia’s natural charming


Hostel Albergue O Meson Ponte Sampaio is strategically located in the Way of St. James, just next to Redondela, Arcade and Soutomaior gardens, thus offering a unique opportunity to enjoy Gallician natural environment and historical heritage.

One of O MESÓN main attractivess is its proximity to A Xunqueira fluvial beach (Ponte Sampaio), at only five-minutes-walk.

We highly recommend visiting  Verdugo River’s Mouth and its beautiful istlet, kown as Medal Island o Insuiña, which belonged to the renowned Gallician painter Medal and where you gain access by crossing a drawbridge.

Hostel Albergue O Mesón de Ponte Sampaio is located in a pleasant setting, ideal for resting and enjoying the natural environment  only a few metres away from Medieval Ponte Sampaio Bridge. Enjoy an unforgettable experience on your way!.

After a few minute’s walk you’ll find Matilde de Arcade beach, with a beautiful promenade along the river mouth that will bring you back to Ponte Sampaio.

You’ll also enjoy the high ecological value of Do Ulló salt marshes and the Monte de A Penda, a natural viewpoint giving you a stunning panorama of the stuary.

Within a 10 minute drive we find the Castle of Soutomaior and its perfect natural setting.

On our way to O Mesón we’ll cross Redondella villa, overlooking Cesantes Beach and San Simon Island.