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Breathtaking views of the River Sil

This panoramic viewing platform is perfect for seeing another of nature’s miracles, the steep rock... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Spectacular View -- but don't miss the Mirador de Cabezoás

The view is breathtaking -- once you arrive. The signage is not great and the left turn you have... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
MarioCavaradossi
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New York
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pista Senalizada Desde Pueblo de Parada de Sil, 32740 Parada de Sil, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Watching the river Sil along tis path is a beatiful ride. You may want to use your car to drive along the road crossing Concello Parada de Sil, but it is worthwhile. Do not miss any of the panoramic viewpoints.

2  Thank joseluis_ucieda
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This panoramic viewing platform is perfect for seeing another of nature’s miracles, the steep rock hillsides plunging down to the River Sil. It doesn’t quite put the Grand Canyon into the shade, but it’s close. This an absolute must see if you’re in Galicia.

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed October 1, 2018

The view is breathtaking -- once you arrive. The signage is not great and the left turn you have to make at the restaurant is not well marked. Worth the drive (from Ourense). The real post-card site is the Mirador de Cabezoás down the road...More

Thank MarioCavaradossi
Reviewed September 13, 2017

You arrive here by taking a good paved road from Parada de Sil. You leave your car and walk about 100 meters to the viewpoint. Below flows the winding Sil in a deep canyon before it enters the Minho north of Orense. The Balcones de...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Watching the river Sil along tis path is a beatiful ride. You may want to use your car to drive along the road crossing Concello Parada de Sil, but it is worthwhile. Do not miss any of the panoramic viewpoints.

2  Thank joseluis_ucieda
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