Discover how Galicia's ancient Celtic inhabitants lived visiting the Castro de Viladonga Museum and Archaeological Site. You'll also explore the beautiful landscapes around the Miño River.
Castro de Viladonga Tour
Having been picked up from your hotel on the day of your tour, you'll set off from Lugo towards the town of Castro de Rei, where the ancient ruins known as the Castro de Viladonga are located.
Arriving at the pre-Roman hillfort, you'll embark on a guided tour of the archaeological site. Learn all about the culture, customs and way of life of the Celtic people who lived here thousands of years ago as you see preserved remains of city walls, houses and public buildings. The archaeological complex will give you fascinating insight into the "Castro culture" of these ancient fortified settlements which are dotted all over north-western Spain and Portugal.
Delve deeper into the history of this important era of Antiquity visiting the Castro de Viladonga Archaeological Museum. From scale models to artefacts found in the castro, the exhibitions will help you better understand daily life in pre-Roman Galicia.
After visiting Castro de Viladonga, you'll be taken to Fonmiñá Lake, located in the outskirts of the town of Meira. Enjoy walking around the beautiful natural landscapes of the source of the Miño River, and discover the legends associated with the springs, which originate from the nearby Pedregal de Irimia.
At the end of your tour, you'll return to your minibus for the journey back to Lugo.
This excursion includes a pick up service from hotels in Lugo around 9:30 am. If you're not staying in the city or you'd prefer to make your way to the meeting point, meet at Praza de Bretaña at 10 am.
|Adults||Children between 2 and 12 years old||Children under 2 years old|
Children between 2 and 12 years oldUS$ 24.5
Children under 2 years oldFree
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
Transport by minibus.
English speaking multilingual guide.
Entrance to Castro de Viladonga Museum and Archaeological Site.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Lugo local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
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.
Praza de Bretaña.