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Castillo de San Carlos

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Castillo de San Carlos

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Finisterre and Coast of Death
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Finisterre and Coast of Death

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The rugged Coast of Death, in the north of Spain, is an ancient part of the country, with legends dating back to the Celts and Romans. Learn the history—and see the sights—of this stunning coastal area on this daylong tour around Galicia. Visit towns including Muxia, Finisterre, and Carnota, and see the waterfalls in Ezaro. Enjoy easy, round-trip transportation, so you can enjoy the views as you're whisked from Santiago de Compostela.
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Tiago Borlido wrote a review Jul 2019
Viana do Castelo, Portugal334 contributions84 helpful votes
This is one of those places were the guide completely makes an otherwise small and uninteresting musem come alive. For two euros, you have access to this museum where the guide will plunge you into the world of galician fishing. A very entertaining and interesting guided tour (of a room), where the guide will show you what each artefact is used for and explain how the fishermen caught octopuses, crabs, sardines and other fishes. Definitely the highlight from Finisterra!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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MikeMc wrote a review Jun 2019
Orlando, Florida82 contributions12 helpful votes
This is a fishing museum. The curator or guide was great. He took pains to explain everything. We even talked about the onotted ropes for measuring depths. He ask who the American auther who used this? MARK TWAIN
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Monica M wrote a review Aug 2018
Palmela, Portugal37 contributions28 helpful votes
Arrived in Finisterra at lunch time for a one day stop. With just one afternoon to explore around, the last thing on my mind was to spend part of it inside a Museum. We came to the door, intending to pay 2€ just to take a look at the place and move on, however we were held hostage by the enthusiasm with wich we were welcomed at the gate by Manolo, who is so much more than a guide to the Museum. This is a man who not only knows his business, he knows how to tell a story. More than that, he loves to tell them, and you will love to hear them.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Elisa Cipriani wrote a review Jul 2018
Genoa, Italy84 contributions5 helpful votes
I really enjoyed the time spent in this museum. You understand that fishing has started from simple thing. I really want to thank Manolo and his mujer, they are very kind. For 2€ i think that you have to see it! Little but amazing, it opens your eyes. In the photo you can see a bone from a wale.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Paula M wrote a review Jun 2018
Wellington, New Zealand18 contributions9 helpful votes
A great activity while having a post-Camino rest day. For just €2 I spent an hour or more looking at the small museum and sitting in the beautiful little garden reading the English booklet explaining the history of fishing in Galicia and how this has impacted the world of fishing. I was provided with a guided tour where our guide gave vivid explanations of how the clever octopus are caught, when is the best time to eat sardines (now) and how the Spanish coast was mapped by fishermen, amongst other things. I have no particular interest in fishing history but found this trip very interesting. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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