What to see and do in Pontedeume
The old town of Pontedeume is full of traces of the past that make it fascinating and envelop the tourist in a halo of mysticism. The indelible mark of the Andrade family and the efforts of the Archbishop of Santiago, Bartolomé Rajoy y Losada, among others, have left in the town a series of monuments and spaces that must be visited. To walk around the old town and soak up all that history is to go back to the golden age of the town.
If there is one construction that stands out, it is the bridge that gives its name to the town. Rebuilt in 1863, it replaced an old Gothic bridge built by Fernán Pérez de Andrade “O Boo”, together with two towers, a chapel and a hospital for pilgrims. From the Gothic bridge today