Things to see and do - Lugo
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Lugo Travel guide
Lugo : Michelin's recommendations
Situated at an altitude of 485m on the left bank of the Miño, Lugo is surrounded by its town walls. It was the capital of Gallaecia under Roman rule and an important communications hub. Currently the centre of an agricultural region (specialising in cheeses, it is a very busy town with wide shopping streets (Calle de la Reina and Plaza de Santo Domingo), but has retained its old aristocratic quarter around the cathedral.
Tourist attractions Lugo : Things to see and do
Built by the Romans in the 3C, these walls were modified in the Middle Ages. Made from schist slabs, and rising to a height of 11m, they encircle the town for a distance of over 2km, punctuated by ten gateways providing access to the old quarter. Mag..
The Romanesque building was begun in 1129 and various Gothic and Baroque additions have been made. At the chevet, the Chapel de Nuestra Señora de los Ojos Grandes (Our Lady with large eyes), a work by Fernando de Casas y Novoa, is a fine example of s..
With its gardens and esplanade, this is where the inhabitants of Lugo meet and take a stroll, not far from the bars and restaurants on Calle de la Cruz.
Villalba, 2 E - 27002 Lugo
Prix Prices from : 20 €
Offering fantastic views of the Roman wall of Lugo and only 1 minute walk from the Cathedral, Hotel España features rooms with free Wi-Fi, TV and a private bathroom. Hotel España offers a 24-hour front desk and a communal lounge with TV. Numerous ba..
Rua da Raiña, 1 E - 27001 Lugo
With a superb location in the centre of this beautiful, ancient, Roman walled town, this charming, historic hotel has been family-run for generations. Originally built in 1861, and recently renovated, this hotel has been run by the same family since..
Travesía do Miño, 6 E - 27001 Lugo
Prix Prices from : 55 €
This 18th-century manor house is located in the historic centre of Lugo, next to the famous Roman city walls. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a TV. The rooms at Monumento Pazo de Orbán feature a mix of traditional and mo..
Noreas 10 E - 27001 Lugo
A culinary option with a difference. Small, modern bar, a single dining room that also acts as an exhibition room for local artists, and a patio-terrace to the rear. Seasonally inspired contemporary cuisine.
Cruz 4 E - 27001 Lugo
In a narrow street in the old part of town, with entrance through a public bar. Room with excellent décor on the 1st floor, with select furnishings, serving an extensive menu.
Conturiz E - 27160 Conturiz
Teatro 10 E - 27002 Lugo
A family business that has returned to its roots. A café and three modern dining rooms on the first floor. Regional cuisine updated with seasonal produce.