N-122 road (Spain)
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|Carretera Nacional N-122|
|Length:||115 km (71 mi)|
|To:||San Martín del Pedroso|
|National roads in Spain|
The road starts at the north eastern corner of Portugal. On the Portuguese side of the border the road is the IP-4 or European route E82 to Porto. The border is formed by the Rio Macãs it heads east crossing the Esla river to Zamora and the Duero river valley. The N-630 crosses to the north and south.
After Zamora the N-122 follows the river passing Toro. Most traffic now takes the Autovía A-11. At Tordesillas there are junctions with the Autovía A-62 and Autovía A-6. The road becomes the A-62 to Valladolid where it meets the N-601. The road heads east as the A-11 and then after 14 km the N-122 again. The road crosses to the south bank of the Rio Duero to the town and castle of Peñafiel. It continues to Aranda de Duero and the Autovía A-1. After 52 km the road meets the N-110 and heads north out of the Duero Valley past El Burgo de Osma onto Soria. Here the road meets the N-111 and N-234.
To the northeast the road crosses Sierra del Morto by the Puerto del Madro and then heads tharough the Sierra del Moncayo. The Parque natural de la Dehese del Moncayo lies to the east. The N-113 passes to the north. The road heads into the Ebro Valley passing the Monasterio de Veruela, overlooked by the Balcón de El Buste and the Santuario de Nuestra Sa de la Misericordia. The road ends at Junction 19 of the Autopista AP-68 and N-232 43 km north west of Zaragoza.