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From Santiago de Compostela: Lugo and Cathedrals Beach

4.7 / 5

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From Santiago de Compostela: Lugo and Cathedrals Beach

From US$ 69.58 per person

Visit the city of Lugo and the remnants of its Roman wall, one of the best preserved. Enjoy Cathedrals Beach, one of the world's most special beaches with awe-inspiring rock formations. Seeing this unique place will be an unforgettable experience.

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Duration 9 hours
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Experience

The experience
  • Tour the city of Lugo and see the Roman wall
  • See the amazing rock formations at Cathedrals Beach
  • Visit one of Galicia's most beautiful enclaves
Full description
From Santiago de Compostela, you will head to the wonderful city of Lugo, a city recognized by its incredible Roman wall that surrounds it. A 1.5-hour guided tour will take you around the historic center, giving to the chance to discover the famous wall, a practically intact Roman wall, the cathedral, as well as simply wander around and get lost in this old city. Afterwards, you will head to the beach of Aguas Santas, or as it is popularly known, Playa de las Catedrales (Cathedrals Beach), due to the large rock formations that evoke the flying buttresses of the Gothic cathedrals. Take advantage of the low tide to enjoy the rock formations made by the erosion of the sea. This is one of the most beautiful enclaves of Galicia!
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Plaza de Galicia, Hotel Universal, Santiago de Compostela

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Know before you go

  •  The tour itinerary will vary depending on the tides: we may visit the city of Lugo first, or head directly to the beach.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Let's see ... The beach of the cathedrals is divine, but it has made us a horrible day (gale, rain, cold) although it was worth it, since we were already aware, and entered the pools. For those who go on this date: Long sleeves, long pants, rain poncho, umbrellas (better the poncho because the other thing flies), and even if it sounds funny, some socks and if they have spare sneakers, the better. I'm done with my feet full of water and ice cream. There are considerable puddles, which you must get into to keep moving forward. Lugo has been boring, bland ... A waste of time, in a word, just like Ribadeo, neither chicha, nor lemonade. Two hours one way / two hours back is worth it for the beach, but not for the rest. I think that a tour with only the beaches would be much better. I would pay the same. Maria, our guide, very nice, attentive, and trained. And José, the very friendly driver.

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September 1, 2019

Excelente experiencia, un día completo con dos guías de primera María y Antón que nos acompañaron en todo momento con sus explicaciones, en la visita al centro de Burgos con Antón fue extraordinaria con sus explicaciones detalladas y amenas que nos enriquecieron con su conocimiento más que sobrado. También decir que el día acompañó en todo el Tour.

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August 11, 2021

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A well organised tour with very knowlegdegable and friendly guides. The covid sanitization measures were well thought out. Could have spent a little more time on the beach and skipped the town we went to for lunch. Though I dont know what was available as food on the beach!

July 12, 2021

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