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Nice views

As we are walking, and enjoying the views, we can´t forget to walk around all the steps in monte... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
Elsa S
,
Chaves, Portugal
Walkway of hommage

Monte de Santa Tecla is a mountainous region in Spain where you can find the remnants of ancient... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
chickandbeast
,
Durham, Canada
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A Guarda, Spain
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

As we are walking, and enjoying the views, we can´t forget to walk around all the steps in monte Santa Tecla.

Thank Elsa S
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Monte de Santa Tecla is a mountainous region in Spain where you can find the remnants of ancient village ruins.

Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Follwo the signs from the centre of A guarda and its about 10 mins by car. parking at the top can be an issue so we parked a couple of minutes walk from the top. The views are fab. There are facilities at the top,...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

You can see why the Celts and the Christians picked this place to live. It is a place of stunning beauty overlooking the Rio Mino and Portugal.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I've visited this site several times and always surprises me. The Celtics village or "Castro" gives you quite a clear idea of how people lived 2500 years ago. I'm always amazed on the creativity of human kind. The views are breathtaking. You can see the...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Unforgettable views and history of the mountain and "the castros", . Amazing view, the ocean and A Guarda city, just near to the frontier Spain and Portugal, We went with the car to the tops,it's amazing the 360 views in a sunny day without fog...More

Thank Elena G
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had read a little about Santa Tecla but nothing prepared us for the beauty and history of the place! The views are stunning and the history is really interesting. Probably worth spending at least a couple of hours here but there are pathways which...More

Thank Diarmuidog
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We headed to the top of the mountain. The road was quite easy to drive on, well protected against accidents. It wasn’t too steep, a leisurely drive. The first stop was to visit the Santa Tecla Celtic Village. It was so beautiful, a first century...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Amazing View and History Combined by car e fast to get there from the city. the problem is the fog that sometimes covers the mountain. The view is amazing and the Castros are amazing. very good place to take the family.

Thank Nuno T
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