The Soutomaior Castle [English Ed.]


Size: 17×21 cms. 184 pp.
English ISBN 978-84-16460-86-1

A place full of history

Every castle has its own history, but the one inside the Soutomaior Castle’s walls is very special. Nowadays it sits majestically and in silence, dominating the valley of the Verdugo river in the province of Pontevedra. Its past is hidden behind its sturdy walls and goes back to the 12th century. The fascination provoked by this place has gone through all the stages of its history and arrived to our days. Illustrious proprietaries and visitors have left here their permanent marks and they will be forever part of the Soutomaior Castle.This book, The Soutomaior Castle, a place full of history (Alvarellos Editora-Deputación de Pontevedra) is not an historical essay or a common guide, but an illustrated work that will allow us to discover a fortress that went from being the centre of power in Galicia during the Middle Ages to complete oblivion, and was revived again at the end of the 19th century.

A narration full of anecdotes and information unknown until this day, including more than a hundred pictures (historical and current ones), illustrations and plans that will immerse the reader in the history of one of the most outstanding monuments of the Rías Baixas.

Way of St. James from Santiago to Muxía via Brandomil [English Edition]


A historic pilgrimage route featuring remains from Roman times


116 pp. 12 x 22 cms.
ISBN 978-84-16460-65-6


This guide invites us to travel along a historical trail that is still largely unknown. It is the shortest route between Santiago de Compostela and Muxía, used by pilgrims and travellers for centuries, with the medieval bridge of Brandomil as one of its emblems.

An 86-km route that is presented here with all of its attractions: map with stages, sites and monuments
to visit, and illustrated with 75 striking photographs. A practical guide that invites us to explore nature and history at leisure because, in the author’s words, “to walk old paths… is to claim the future.”