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If you want to re live the experience of living 3k years ago in a dream go to this place. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Luca P
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Castro de Baroña Celtic Ruins

A local friend recommended we visit The Castro de Baroña, the archeological remains of a 1st... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to re live the experience of living 3k years ago in a dream go to this place. The setting is a tiny peninsula with two half moon bays of serene beauty the rock on which the Castro was located is incredible and...More

Thank Luca P
Reviewed October 2, 2017

A local friend recommended we visit The Castro de Baroña, the archeological remains of a 1st century BCE Celtic settlement. What makes this site unique is its impressive coastal location, perched on a rugged rock outcrop facing the Atlantic ocean. The entrance can be a...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Castro de Baroña deserves every recommendation as the higlight of the area. It is possible to spend hours immersed in the peculiar and magical unity of rocks, sea and wind, with the everlasting sound of ocean waves sweeping the suroundings... Truly spectacular! (And just as...More

2  Thank Almondlove
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The only restaurant from this place is the worst from entire Spain. Run ! Castro Taberna has the most stupid waiters. Appears after 45 min. They come with food and drink after another 50 minutes. And ... surprise! It's not the food you ordered! You...More

Thank Lucian P
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

I was amazed that these ancient ruins were free to access and walk around. The setting was beautiful and unspoilt. I can imagine if in the UK there would be gates and guards and lots of interactive boards. Instead we could wander at our leisure,...More

Thank docdoyer
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

The ruins are located in Porto do Son area. A scenic road next to the ocean is leading you to the place. It is a very nice place to watch the sunset. It is not very known place so usually it is not full of...More

Thank Tsvetislava I
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Every time I go to Galicia and they ask me where I want to go, I ask them to take me to the Castro de Baroña celtic ruins. The view of this historical site with the roar of the ocean the wind in our face...More

Thank Carolle C
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off to visit the Celtic Ruins. We parked next to a bar restaurant and made our way down. The views are wonderful and the ruins are well wort seeing. Given my Scottish roots it was nice to visit here. A great place to spend...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed August 26, 2016

We spent almost two hours wandering around this headland enjoying both the ruins and the location. The ruins are magical, and well preserved. The location is spectacular, and includes a nice sandy beach. Travelers tip: Enjoyed a good cold beer at the cafe, which is...More

1  Thank Stuart D
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Barona Castrum it's a good example of iron age settlement and it remind me the Dun Aengu coeval big rocky castle in Inis Mor (Isole Aran Islands, Ireland).

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