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Outstanding short detour on the Camino Portugues

There are a number of Celtic sites on the Portugués and Spanish coasts, but Santa Tecla is... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited this village, it is very much worth the drive. It is a well paved road, a lot of curves... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Municipio de A Guarda, Pontevedra, A Guarda, Spain
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

There are a number of Celtic sites on the Portugués and Spanish coasts, but Santa Tecla is outstanding, with the bases of around 100 dwellings and a small handful of reconstructions to give a further idea of what life might have been like. The fact...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tiggy20
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We visited this village, it is very much worth the drive. It is a well paved road, a lot of curves but an easy drive.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This was a great place to explore - the celtic village itself, the great views into Portugal and the environs of A Guarda, the excellent cafe for refreshments at the top, the museum, the outdoor stations of the cross to walk along, the little sanctuary...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank EleanorStoneham
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting set of archaeological works. It is worth the trip to also see the views down the coast and across to Portugal.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RCKat
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Very nice historic place to visit with great views to the sea and A Guarda. You can walk from the city to here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paulo L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a 5 star must see place. The Celtic ruins are situated on the side of a mountain with a great view of the coast below. The ruins are well preserved and give one the idea of what communal life was for the Celts....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank beentheretooo
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is a mandatory trip for those you like archeology. Great views and the citu is really well preserved.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Elsa S
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings.... A must when visiting try to use the ferry boat. Magical place... takes you way back!

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ruicostar
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Amazing ruins of an ancient tribal village spanning the slopes of a mountain in Northern Spain. Santa Tecla Celtic Village clearly displays celtic village life. The uncovered ruins are a sight to see obviously each hut is connected to the group sharing a partial circular...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Well worth a look around, if you want to get the best of your time here, take the car. Its a killer walk. parking is good and free and from here you can go on up the hill the the monastery. Superb views out over...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JCB933
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Response from Hugo C | Reviewed this property |
If you are at the harbor, it will take you around 1h30 up the hill. Driving will take you around 15 minutes, and you can park the car before the paid area.
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Response from Angel092014 | Reviewed this property |
El monte Santa Tecla es todo autentico¡ Galicia es toda autentica¡ Visita Galicia y lo comprobarás¡ Te lo recomendamos¡
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