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Parque Monte del Castro

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Challenging but worth the effort

Went as part of a coach tour. The steps to the view on the left were definitely hard to get up and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AndyP1998
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
The climb is worth it

Monte del Castro is just one of many things to see in Vigo but is well worth the climb. It’s not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leo F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank Leo F
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank martimam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a good 30 minute uphill walk from the port (old town) to the top. The views are good and there are some nice gardens. If you didn’t want to walk it could be a good idea to get a taxi up and walk...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We climbed to the top and enjoyed spectacular views of the Vigo area. Interesting perspective and worth every step.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A definite must when you are in Vigo, amazing views and very peaceful. Bit of a climb but not too bad, you can have a rest when you get to the top and enjoy the peace and silence and hopefully some sunshine,

Thank Les D
Reviewed 31 July 2018

An absolutely amazing park with incredible views of the Ria De Vigo. The magnolia trees are the biggest I've seen. Unfortunately we visited on a rainy day and couldn't enjoy it as it deserved.

Thank atravelcat
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Nessis
9 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.
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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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