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Castro de Rei has a continuous supply throughout the year in both its natural and heritage resources and services offered to its inhabitants and visitors. The hiking trails of the Azúmara River and Escrita have great appeal for fans of this sport. During the summer, the recreation area of the river and the municipal swimming pools are some of the most popular areas in the municipality. Moreover the Castro Riberas de Lea fair, held every Wednesday, and the Castro de Rei fair are a major tourist and gastronomic complement. The Castro Riberas de Lea fair is one of the most visited fairs throughout the province. It has craft stalls and a flea market, but also offers the opportunity to enjoy a delicious octopus dish. We’re talking about hundreds of people visiting the town during the summer months. The livestock market Castro receives an important influx of public because it is the third home market of importance in Galicia, along with that of Silleda in Lalín, and Amio in Santiago. 

Take a walk


Linear path that runs more easily starting from the Archaeological Museum of the Castro de Viladonga, a circumstance that should be used to visit one of the references of Celtic life in Galicia. From here during the descend we can enjoy a spectacular view of A Terra Cha, while the forest of birch and alder will gradually cover us until we arrive to the Lugar de Monelos, where we may contemplate a phenomenal set of civil architecture including the “Pazo de Fontexón”.

Ruta do Azúmara

  • Duration – 3 Hours
  • Length – 7 Km.
  • Difficulty – Low



Lake in the heart of A Terra Chá in Lugo that, like others in the area, is rich in its diversity, both in flora and fauna, especially ornithological fauna. There is a gazebo to watch the birds in their daily lives, this is a unique ecosystem and certainly of great ecological interest because of the flora and fauna, here more than 100 protected species live. Focusing on vegetation, we may find water lilies, bulrushes and cattails, alders, willows, birches and oaks.

  • Duration – 2 Hours
  • Natural Resource Observatory
  • Accessibility



The archaeological importance and historical interest of the Castro de Viladonga as well as the quantity and quality of the materials found in the excavations made here since 1972, and the need to investigate and expose them in their own context, led to the creation of the Castro de Viladonga Museum by the Ministry of Culture in 1983.

  • Duration – 2 Hours
  • Heritage Resource
  • Accessibility to the inner Museum
  • Accessibility to the Castro

Information and Contact



Pza. Maior, 1 – 27250

Castro de Rei (Lugo)

Tlf: 982 314034

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