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Absolutely fascinating 1st century AD Celtic settlement on the coast. The structures are... read more

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Lin D
Royston, United Kingdom
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Amazing 1st century BC Celtic settlement

This is definitely in my top five most astonishing places visited in recent years. It’s quite a... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Nicholas H
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today via mobile

Absolutely fascinating 1st century AD Celtic settlement on the coast. The structures are brilliantly intact and the scenery is stunning. We were there out of season so the information booth at the side of the road was not open. The trek down on foot is...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This is definitely in my top five most astonishing places visited in recent years. It’s quite a long and hard walk down from the main road but it’s worth every step. The remains of the settlement are on a rocky headland reminiscent of the Cornish...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The Castro de Barona is a stunning sight to see for anyone in the Rias Baixas region of Galicia, and even from further afield. The ruins are very well preserved for something of that age and furthermore they are unspoiled by other more recent edifices...More

Thank Camillo P
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Well worth a trip for itself or in combination with another local attraction (Faro de Fisterra?). Take a picnic/swimming gear on a nice day (small beach) and you can almost imagine Carthaginian and Roman ships beaching here to trade with the locals back in the...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed August 10, 2018 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 lucapE9494DU
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

Thank ultrapop
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

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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 tsvetle
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

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