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Parque Monte del Castro

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Amazing views

This park is very pretty and when you get to the top the views are amazing. It is a bit of a hike... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Denise T
Llandudno, United Kingdom
Excellent views

This place is really nice, clean and perfect for a good hike. Excellent and breathless views of... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

This park is very pretty and when you get to the top the views are amazing. It is a bit of a hike to get to the top but you can rest when you get to the top of each set of steps! Well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Denise T
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This place is really nice, clean and perfect for a good hike. Excellent and breathless views of Vigo and the bay. Free admission. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Parque Monte del Castro is a free park surrounding the Fortress in Vigo Spain. After visiting the fort, you can stroll down and take your time. Taking a taxi to the fort and then walking down is recommended unless you really like hiking and want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Delbe M
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

There are many lookout points in the park with beautiful views of the city and the sea, worth a visit for sure!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Went as part of a coach tour. The steps to the view on the left were definitely hard to get up and even harder to get down. However the view you get is well worth the effort, particularly on a blue sky day. This stop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Monte del Castro is just one of many things to see in Vigo but is well worth the climb. It’s not that strenuous really and you can take a cab. But if you ave a sense of history the climb up lets your imagination wander...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

It's a long walk uphill, but worth it. Beautiful views of Vigo when you get to the top. It was nice to walk around and enjoy the fresh breeze. If you are too tired to walk down, ask the cafe to call you a taxi...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Agree with other reviews. This is a nice way to spend a few hours ehilst in Vigo. The views were excellent and there is even a cafe where you can stop for a well earned cerveza. Not to be missed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NicolaM3446
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Worth the "climb", recommend with clear weather even though with rainy weather is the truest way to experience Galicia. Great views of the city and surrounding areas and just a pleasant park in itself.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank martimam
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Walked up here from the old town , if you walk up the street past Puerto Gamboa hotel there are "moving stairs" for the first part of the walk . It is not too much of a Trek but for older people it would be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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8 June 2017|
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Response from vsand51 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, but you have to climb in order to get to the park. The park is at the top of a hill.
28 July 2016|
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Response from MisterNev | Reviewed this property |
Monte del Castro is a park centred on the peak of a steep hill - from base to top a good half hour if you are moderately fit. Actually not that scenic either. Vigo seems more of a working city than for non-native day... More