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Castro de Viladonga Tour

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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

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.

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.

Important information

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.

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Price

Adults Children between 2 and 12 years old Children under 2 years old
US$ 47.50
US$ 22.10
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 47.50
  • Children between 2 and 12 years old

    US$ 22.10
  • Children under 2 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

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?

You can book up until 36 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

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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Pets

Not permitted.

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.

  • 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.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 47.50

Meeting point

Praza de Bretaña.

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