A Fonsagrada

A Fonsagrada is the second stop after entering Galician territory if you cross the Primitive Road starting in Asturias. This locality has great patrimonial attractions as it is, of obliged visit, the Chapel of Santa Maria, where there was a shelter and a fountain, whose name (Fontem Sacra) could be the origin of the toponym of “Fonsagrada”. Another building that deserves special mention is the Royal Hospital of Santiago de Montouto built in the middle of the fourteenth century, intended for pilgrims who traveled these homes. Finally, the Castle of Burón of which only a tower is maintained, which was part of the original construction dating from the fifteenth century. Here we explain where to eat and sleep in A Fonsagrada to enjoy this locality. 

Where to sleep in A Fonsagrada

At bedtime in A Fonsagrada we find several options, especially of rural character. The Rural A Roxoa hotel where, in addition to spacious and comfortable rooms, you can enjoy the typical gastronomy of the place in its restaurant. Another option is Pensión Casa Manolo located in the center of A Fonsagrada and has rooms with own bathroom and various amenities such as television, heating, wi-fi … In the surroundings we discover several rural apartments like Casa Do Cabo, Old stone house restored preserving the typology of the area and divided into four apartments with capacity for two, four and six people.

A Roxoa

Casa do Cabo

What to eat in A Fonsagrada

More and more people are coming to eat at A Fonsagrada. And it is that the variety and quality that predominate in this council is incomparable. They emphasize the meats, especially of beef so opt for some steaks and the churrasco in some of the establishments is a perfect option. But if something is really essential to taste in A Fonsagrada is its delicious butelo (botillo), a special type of traditional sausage from this zone made by hand made from pork. Of such importance is this sausage that every year is celebrated the Fair of Butelo in A Fonsagrada. If this were not enough, you can find other typical Galician dishes such as octopus a la gallega, cocido gallego and much more. Finally, what better than to end with one of their most traditional desserts: the cake of Fonsagrada. It is made with butter, sponge cake, almonds and cream and it attracts attention its half-sphere shape adorned with toasted almonds.

Where to eat in A Fonsagrada

The options where to eat in Fonsagrada are wide and of quality. For octopus lovers, the O Caldeira grocery store does not disappoint any diners. They also have a special pilgrim menu that includes other typical Galician dishes. Another option, with this same specialty, is Candal where the quality is undoubted. To be able to taste traditional dishes a perfect option is the Cantábrico restaurant. Their menu varies according to the season so you can taste quality products and great taste.

Finally, we leave you with a list of accomodations of where to sleep in A Fonsagrada.

  • A Parrilla
  • Catro Ventos
  • Prados
  • Pulperia O Candal
  • O Pineiral
  • DiscoPub Devaneo
  • Manaia Sea Ela!
  • Camping A Fonsagrada
  • Casa As Parda
  • Casa da Fonte
  • Muiños de Rosario
  • O Ventorrillo


  • Cantábrico
  • A Roxoa


  • Apartamentos Rurales Vilarchao
  • Casa de Bastida
  • Casao de Braña
  • Casa Do Cabo
  • Pensión Manolo

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