Via Nova Milestone XXVIX - Barragem de Vilarinho Das Funas, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 41° 46.277 W 008° 11.271
29T E 567500 N 4624701
Quick Description: The Roman Road called the Via Nova (New Way) was probably built in the last years of the 1st century.
Location: Portugal
Date Posted: 10/29/2011 1:05:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMCZ5X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
Views: 6

Long Description:
It connected Bracara Augusta (nowadays Braga) to Asturica Augusta (nowadays Astorga in Spain). It is about 215 miles long, that is, about 318 km (each mile equals 100 steps, about 1418 metres).

In Peneda-Gerês National Park this road is usually known as "Geira " (Acre). Some parts of it still keep the original pavement, walls, bridges and a large number of milestones.
Condition: Worn

Material: Stone

Latin inscription

Name of road: Via Nova XVIII

Date placed: Not listed

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