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Santa Tecla Celtic Village

Municipio de A Guarda, Pontevedra, A Guarda, Spain
+34 986 61 45 46
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Walk along the ruins of an Archealogical Village footprint

Amazing ruins of an ancient tribal village spanning the slopes of a mountain in Northern Spain... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Durham, Canada
Fantastic remains and a drive with stunning views

Well worth a look around, if you want to get the best of your time here, take the car. Its a killer... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Municipio de A Guarda, Pontevedra, A Guarda, Spain
+34 986 61 45 46
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Amazing ruins of an ancient tribal village spanning the slopes of a mountain in Northern Spain. Santa Tecla Celtic Village clearly displays celtic village life. The uncovered ruins are a sight to see obviously each hut is connected to the group sharing a partial circular...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Well worth a look around, if you want to get the best of your time here, take the car. Its a killer walk. parking is good and free and from here you can go on up the hill the the monastery. Superb views out over...More

Thank JCB933
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I decided I wanted to see this after my wife and I had seen the castle, but access is a problem. I was going to walk up but it was a long and zig zag road. My wife did not want to go so I...More

Thank greatscott24
Reviewed 4 October 2017

When our friend told us he was taking us to the Celtic Village, we had visions of an awful staged tourist attraction. We were totally unprepared for the enormity and significance of this place. The archaeologists seem to have done an excellent job of unearthing...More

Thank cruising_kitty_57
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Walked up here with the Wandering the World team, so thankful Dawn suggested it, what a revelation and a great look into the past. if you're in this part of Spain it's a must see!

Thank Paul2706
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Our Backroads hiking group hiked to the top of the peak, and were awarded with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, and marveled at the remains of ancient Celtic ruins that date back to 400 B.C.! It's amazing to imagine how ancient civilizations built their...More

Thank joyful1LasVegas
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

What a magnificent place! You can believe the beauty and the skill, just to think of how old the settlement is put everything into prospect, plus magnificent views.

Thank Martha Patricia d
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We went to see the ancient Celtic village at the Santa Tecla Celtic Village, dating from the 1st century B.C. Celts used to live in Spain in these olden days. Amazing! We had to get up the mountain. However, the road is quite safe and...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It's amazing to me that something this old is in such good shape. The remains are extensive and two houses have been restored. The trail up the mountain continues to an old church passing the stations of the cross. The views are magnificent in every...More

2  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Magnificent Old Ruins, One wonders how they managed! So Little space in each Little Round House But they knew how to find a View!!,

1  Thank Richard E
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2 February 2016|
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Response from Hugo C | Reviewed this property |
If you are at the harbor, it will take you around 1h30 up the hill. Driving will take you around 15 minutes, and you can park the car before the paid area.
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22 April 2015|
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Response from Angel092014 | Reviewed this property |
El monte Santa Tecla es todo autentico¡ Galicia es toda autentica¡ Visita Galicia y lo comprobarás¡ Te lo recomendamos¡
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