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Amazing scenery and history

It’s a bit of a drive from city center to here but the narrow, steep and winding roads are easily... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
CarmenV3
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Fall City, Washington
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Truly inspiring, a must see destination

My experience of this wonderful sight was from Mirador de Orellan, a lookout where you can get... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
SeemsTVL
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“gold mining”(5 reviews)
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Las Medulas | Province of Léon, Las Medulas, Spain
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+34 619 25 83 55
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a bit of a drive from city center to here but the narrow, steep and winding roads are easily forgotten once you step off your car and see the scenery and breath in the fresh mountain air. After parking, there is another steep hill...More

Thank CarmenV3
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My experience of this wonderful sight was from Mirador de Orellan, a lookout where you can get fantastic views of this natural feature and gold mining legacy It was a wet / damp day, so a visit to the Medulas themselves would have been be...More

1  Thank SeemsTVL
Reviewed 9 November 2017

One of “must see”. It is area of old Roman gold mine. They run two aqueducts to flush down entire mount. I think it was great environmental disaster of that times. Fortunately Nature reclaimed this place and rearranged it in great style. I can assure...More

Thank gregskim2016
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This area is now a UNESCO World heritage Site. As the landscape was obscured by fog at the time of our visit, we were very disappointed not to be able to see the physical changes created by the mining activities of the Romans. There is,...More

Thank 53Shadrach
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We went to Las Medulas without a clear idea of what we would find or what we could do there. We knew that this was the site of Roman gold mining activities and had seen the photos - but found the official web sites quite...More

4  Thank David B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

There is an special place to see the scenery. You should go to Orellán. There is a landscape area. You drive there, and then you walk just 5 minutes. Pictures there are incredible. This place is world heritage. Deserves a lolt to go there

Thank GlobeTrip78
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Such a pleasure to notice there are still beautiful things to see without paying a lot. You can drive all the way up (even with a mobile home, if you do some effort) and park there for free. Then it's only a 10 minute walk...More

Thank MeInTheClouds
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to spend a day. Especially the mirador de oréllan and the galleria de oréllan were really beautiful. Definitely go inside the caves. They cost 3€ but you must do it! The way up is steep and it is hot there so put on...More

Thank Sven V
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best landscapes in the word in my opinion, for sure one of the best I've ever seen. A perfect mix of history and nature, just walk down there on those beautiful red hills.

1  Thank Typerx
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing nature at it's best! We loved the views and it is maintained well and I was happy to see that it wasn't all yoo crowded with tourists.

Thank rzondag10
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Not sure you can - why not contact the tourist board in ponferrada and see if they can help?
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