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Parque Monte del Castro

Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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Lovely Park with great views

During our Cruise with P&O we stopped in Vigo and took a stroll up to this very pleasant park with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Markadlz
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Wow - Stunning Views!!

We visited Vigo on a cruise in August 2017. The ship docked right beside the A Laxe shopping centre... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Philip H
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

During our Cruise with P&O we stopped in Vigo and took a stroll up to this very pleasant park with great views over the city. Well worth it!

Thank Markadlz
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Vigo on a cruise in August 2017. The ship docked right beside the A Laxe shopping centre which has a bridge from its top floor over to the old town. A nice walk up through the town (just head uphill looking towards the...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the walk up to parque monte del Castro! Incredible 360 degree views! Perfect picture opportunities! In Vigo this is a must see!

Thank ryanjob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must for everybody visiting Vigo. Beautiful park with great views over Vigo, the RÍa and las Islas Cies.

Thank Jari L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple but interesting park to visit, to relax and to go for a walk, though walking it's way upwards it's not very difficult to get on top of the hill,where you'll find an old fortress with nice gardens and the best is the view you...More

1  Thank Gabriella R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's easy to get there, though walking it's way upwards. There's an old fortification on the top of the hill with nice gardens and the best is the view of the whole bay. I went up at sunset and it was magnificent.

Thank verotrip
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is the best place to get a panoramic view of Vigo city and see how it spreads along the coastline, its shipyards, commercial and fishing docks, residential quarters and above all the views across the bay to Cangas and Moaña. The fort at the...More

Thank traduccionessprint
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are visiting Vigo and you do not have a lot of time this place is great to get great city views and estuary views with the Cies Islands.

Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice castle at the top of a hill. Steep climb coming from the old city, but worth the trip. Good views from the top.

Thank Ewout S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We approached the park from the north side so had lots of steps to negotiate to get to the top but it was definitely worth it for the views and luckily we had a clear warm day. There are statues and ponds/fountains dotted about the...More

Thank sazzyj
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Nessis
9 June 2017|
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Probably, but you have to climb in order to get to the park. The park is at the top of a hill.
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Corundum
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
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