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Parque Monte del Castro

Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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Nice short sightseeing spot

It's easy to get there, though walking it's way upwards. There's an old fortification on the top of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
verotrip
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Best panoramic view of Vigo

This is the best place to get a panoramic view of Vigo city and see how it spreads along the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
traduccionessprint
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Vigo, Spain
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Paseo Cedros s/n, 36203 Vigo, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 June 2017

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 29 May 2017

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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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
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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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