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Parque Monte del Castro

Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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must visit place in Vigo

This place is located a little bit far away but will not be a problem to reach if you are ready to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A MUST do, if you want to enjoy SPECTACULAR views of the city.

We were lucky and went up there on a clear sunny day. There is a fair amount of parking but it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is located a little bit far away but will not be a problem to reach if you are ready to walk. You will be lucky to see a nice view of the city if you can climb up. This is one of the...More

1  Thank sozbayrak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky and went up there on a clear sunny day. There is a fair amount of parking but it is at a walkable distance from the centre for the fully fit ones. Delightful gardens with plenty of interesting features. To get to the...More

Thank Tony36
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you are looking for a spot to get a birds eye view of the city without a drone then this is the place to visit. Offseason and in the morning during the week we had trouble finding parking. This may be the worst thing...More

Thank Izonhim2007
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with a good variety of lovely flowers, a gorgeous pond with a sculpture fountain and many areas to wander through and enjoy the views of the city and beyond. It is on a high hill, so it's a good climb...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Bit of a trek to the top but you get incredible views! Theres a lovely fortress and there's a cafe up there too.

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Dear all, I recommed, there is a excellent overview, and you could see all vigo. It's very fanny and pleasure.

1  Thank Ester V
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Many people visit here when their cruise ship pulls in and if you're one of those people, then it is well worth the climb. Its steep but manageable and all on tarmac, steps, etc, no grass, mud, etc. I was staying in Vigo and had...More

1  Thank SarkaCZ
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A visit to this park is well worth the climb, or if you feel lazy a trip on the hop on hop off bus. The gardens are well kept and the view of the Bay from the top is magnificent, but the climb is not...More

1  Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A wonderful walk well worth the effort of the climb, with stunning views from the top and beautiful gardens/natural scenery. Unfortunately I visited when it was foggy but even still, the views were excellent! Information stands in English, Spanish, and Galician are a nice touch...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

the ancient fortress point with nice park surrounding is a very pleasant tourist attraction ; you can walk up from plaza Espana and go down to old VIGO via the stairs to plaza do Rei

1  Thank JThF
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Can we go to this park by taxi ?
9 June 2017|
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Response from | 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.
We are arriving in Vigo by train and will probably only have a few hours before catching a train?/bus? to Santiago de Compostela. How long would it take to walk up to the viewing point in the Parque Monte del Castro? Any other suggestions for a brief stop in Vigo would also be welcome. Thanks,
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