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Parque del Castro

Parque del Castro Review

South of Vigo's old town, this is a quiet, stately park with sandy paths, palm trees, mossy embankments, and stone benches. Atop a series of steps are the remains of an old fort and a mirador (lookout) with fetching views of Vigo's coastline and the Islas Cíes. Along its shady western side lies the Castro de Vigo, the remains of Vigo's first Celtic settlement, which dates back to the 3rd century BC.

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  • Address: Av. Marqués de Alcedo, between Praza de España and Praza do Rei, Vigo, 36202 | Map It
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Castro de Vigo: May–Sept., Tues.–Sun. 10–1 and 5–8; Oct.–Apr., Tues.–Sun. 10–2 and 4–6
  • Location: Vigo
Updated: 06-10-2014

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