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As Catedrais Beach & Ribadeo Tour

Discover the incredible natural monuments of As Catedrais Beach on this unforgettable tour from Lugo. You'll also get to explore the beautiful historic centre of Ribadeo!

Discover the incredible natural monuments of As Catedrais Beach on this unforgettable tour from Lugo. You'll also get to explore the beautiful historic centre of Ribadeo!

As Catedrais Beach & Ribadeo Tour

Having been picked up from your hotel or the meeting point on the day of your tour, you'll leave Lugo behind, heading in the direction of As Catedrais Beach. This area of the northern Spanish coastline, whose name translates as "Beach of the Cathedrals", is characterised by its awe-inspiring rock formations. The arches and caves, which can only be seen at low tide, have earned the beach the status of Natural Monument.

You'll be left completely speechless by these enormous cliffs, whose sheer size has been compared to cathedrals, giving the beach its nickname. It is also known as the Praia de Augas Santas, or Beach of the Holy Waters, and you'll certainly be enchanted by the sacred feel of the natural landscapes.

After making the most of the breathtaking views, you'll set off to the next stop on your tour: the historic town of Ribadeo. Embark on a walking tour of the old town, taking in the curious architecture of houses built by the so-called Indianos, emigrants who returned from the Americas after making their fortune there. One of the most striking of these lavish mansions is the Los Moreno Tower, whose Modernist-style recalls the work of Gaudi - and rightly so, as the building's designer was a student of the famous architect.

At the end of an unforgettable day of sightseeing, you'll make the return journey Lugo.


This excursion includes pickup from hotels in Lugo. If your accommodation is located outside the city centre or you'd prefer to meet elsewhere, please make your way to Praza de Bretaña for 10 am, where you can get straight on the bus.

Schedule & documentation

The departure time for this tour varies depending on the tides. The local tour provider will contact you 48 hours before the start of the activity to confirm the running times.

As Catedrais Beach is a protected area with a maximum number of visitors per day. In order to access this beach, you need a permit from the Xunta de Galicia. Our local provider will arrange the permit for you, so you'll only need to provide us with your ID cards and dates of birth when making your booking. Your ID card must be valid and not expired, otherwise we can't guarantee access to the beach. 

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6 hours.


The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in Spanish.


Hotel pickup and drop off

Transport by minibus

Spanish–speaking guide

Entrance to As Catedrais Beach

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Not wheelchair accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

Sustainability Code

Our providers commit to:

  • Provide a safe and satisfying experience.
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Incorporate eco-conscious technologies.
  • Uphold fair employment standards.
  • Foster the growth of local communities.
  • Preserve the integrity of local culture.
  • Safeguard both cultural and environmental heritage.
  • Ensure ethical treatment of animals.
  • Operate with honesty and transparency.
  • Encourage sustainable behaviors among customers and staff.

This particular activity contributes as follows:

  • Printed material is avoided.
  • No single-use plastics are used.
  • The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.
  • The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
  • The activity promotes local production.
  • No printing of documentation required.
  • Promotes local employment.
  • Has a gender equality policy.
  • Has a carbon footprint offset policy.


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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Why do this activity with Civitatis?

    A - At Civitatis we guarantee the best quality and prices, click here if you want to know how we select our activities.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Meeting point

Praza de Bretaña.

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