What to see in Lugo in 4 days

What to see in Lugo in 4 days

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What to see in Lugo

If this year you don’t have too many days off or you don’t want to go out too much, at Galicia Travels we bring you what you can see in Lugo in 4 days. An option that will allow you to get to know the city up close while allowing you to disconnect and have a great time.

Well, the first thing to clarify is that the city of Lugo is located in the northwest and the truth is that it is a true jewel both historically and culturally that is worth visiting, whether you go with your family, as a couple or alone. With its impressive Roman wall and rich history, Lugo offers numerous attractions and places to visit in a 4-day trip. At Galicia Travels we present you with a guide to the most outstanding sites that you cannot miss during your visit to this charming city.

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Day 1: Roman Wall and Old Town in Lugo

Begin your first day visiting one of the main attractions of Lugo: its impressive Roman wall, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Walk along the almost 2 kilometers of wall that surrounds the old town and admire its impressive views and panoramic views.

After touring the wall, enter the old town and stroll through its narrow streets that will take you to the Cathedral of Lugo, an imposing Romanesque construction from the 12th century. After this, visit the Plaza de Santo Domingo, where you can enjoy the best gastronomy in the area on its terraces.

Day 2: Roman Baths and Museums in Lugo

On your second day in Lugoç, set aside time to visit the Roman Baths, an exceptionally well-preserved thermal bath and a testimonial to the city’s Roman past. Explore the different rooms and discover what these types of places were like during the imperial period.

Continue your day visiting the Provincial Museum of Lugo, located in an old convent. Here you will find an interesting collection of Galician art that spans from prehistory to Roman times.

Rosalía de Castro's Park

Day 3: Rosalía de Castro Park and the Miño River in Lugo

Take advantage of your third day to enjoy nature and the green spaces that can be found in Lugo. In this sense, we suggest a first stop at Rosalía de Castro Park, a place full of charm and where you can breathe tranquility. Enjoy a relaxing walk along its tree-lined paths and admire the Fuente de los Patos, a beautiful monument dedicated to the Galician poetess Rosalía de Castro.

In addition, you can also make a trip to the Miño River from this point and enjoy activities such as canoeing or hiking, also being a perfect area for a picnic in the open air.

Day 4: Villa Romana and Galician Gastronomy in Lugo

On your last day in Lugo, we suggest visiting the Villa Romana de Viladonga, an incredible archaeological site located a few kilometers from the city. Here you can see the ruins of this ancient Roman villa and go to its museum that houses important archaeological finds.

Of course, during the 4 days of visiting Lugo, you should not miss the opportunity to try the delicious local gastronomy, highlighting dishes such as Galician octopus, pork shoulder with turnip tops or empanadas. In addition, you can pair your meal with a good Galician white wine or a queimada, a traditional spirit drink from the area.

In short, Lugo is a city that perfectly combines its historical heritage with the natural beauty of Galicia.

From its impressive Roman wall to its museums and green spaces, without a doubt, it is worth disconnecting for 4 days getting to know this beautiful city of the Galician community.