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Visit of the historical part of Lugo.

Into the historical centre of Lugo, is rising the imposing and famous Roman Wall of the city, this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Great place to spend the day or longer

My wife and I visited Lugo on our drive from Santiago de Compostela to Ribadeo in order to see the... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Into the historical centre of Lugo, is rising the imposing and famous Roman Wall of the city, this walls are surrounding the historical part in a perimeter of more than 2 km in length. As Lugo is considered the oldest city in the complete Galician...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed November 20, 2018

My wife and I visited Lugo on our drive from Santiago de Compostela to Ribadeo in order to see the Roman Wall and to spend some time in the old town within the wall. We found underground parking just outside the wall near one of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank canoeboy
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The walls stand about 10 metres high and are roughly 5 metres wide enabling you to walk their entire circumference, which is about 2.5km I think. They surround the old city of Lugo which is situated atop a small hill so you've a great view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Morgan O
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The Roman wall of Lugo runs for over 2 kilometres and completely surrounds the old city centre. You can reach the top of the wall from a number of different points around the city and complete a full circuit of the city from the top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing, both the walls and the city of Lugo. I have now travelled through almost the entirety of Spain and by far one of my favourite memories. The grandness of the walls is amazing, yet they are subtle. Go, and enjoy. Ensure you stay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

What an experience, seeing the whole 2km of these fortifications built in the 3rd century by the Romans. The purpose was not primarily defensive but more to impress the local inhabitants. There are 79 towers, most of them round. They were originally twice as high...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed September 27, 2018

By walking along the Roman walls you get an idea of how large the city is and can see the location of the cathedral, etc

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robin v
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The walls around Lugo had been let decline but they have now been repaired and you can walk around. They are well worth visiting and walking on even if you don’t go the whole way around. There is also an excellent museum about the walls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ce105wine
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The wall surround the entire inner city. It is a real classic with its bastions, most of them rounded sometimes alternating with square ones. They can be walked and they have several gates for cars and other for pedestrians only. Even this was a far...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martinezcm
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I'm a passionate fan of walled cities. The walls of Lugo are wide, easy to walk and full of history. Walking on the outside of the walls includes good views of the gates.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from A3869CTcatherines | Reviewed this property |
Why not walk the wall in the rain? It's not that long a walk and I found it quite a thrill to walk along and imagine how it looked when it was built. The old city within the walls is interesting and there are good... More