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There is lots of very interesting information available in museum style of the history of this fascinating lighthouse. You can buy a ticket to enter the lighthouse and climb to the top of the Torre from the Visitor's Centre which is a few hundred metres...More
Sadly it was overcast when we visited because a monument of such stature really deserved a blue sky backdrop. Wished we had had time to visit the interior because I’m sure it had lots of interesting tales to tell.
The publicity of the site tells you that this is the last Roman lighthouse still in use in the world (but I suspect they have updated the technology of the light) and it is beautifully situated on a headland in the North west corner of...More
Parking is very hard to find, but keep going around until someone leaves. We are glad we did that and did not give up. We walked all the way up. It is quite a walk, but well worth it. The views from the stop are...More
The renovations of 1791 probably made the original 2nd centrury Roman Lighthouse unrecognizable. A 4th level was added and the Neo-classical appearance reimagined this piece of history. Tours are available if a walk up the lighthouse stairs is on anyone's to-do list.
The setting is...More
The Tower of Hercules is definitely the most iconic landmark of A Coruña, the views from the tower are breathtaking thanks to the Tower's location on a hill pushing into the sea. In general a nice place to walk around and do a short hike...More
Dodge the tour groups and even walk off the road and follow the track and get some super photographic angles.e .New restaurant on the adjoining headland and accessible via cable car as well as a road to drive up is worth the effort.
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The Hercules Tower opens from October to May, from 10:00 to 18:00 and from June to September, from 10:00 to 21:00.
The entrance fee is 3€
Reduced fee 1.5€ (under 14s and over 65s years old)
Monday free of charge