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A Coruña's Tower of Hercules and San Anton Castle (Half Day Tour - Private)

offered by supplier M08701 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Spain  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: March - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 35 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 35 US Dollar (USD)

The tower of Hercules is in fact the oldest lighthouse in the world, originally built in the 1st century during the time of the Emperor Trajano. Over the centuries it has been repeatedly modernized and the lighthouse is in working order. It was built by the Lusitanian Cayo Sergio Lupo, restored in 1682 and again between 1788 and 1790 by the architect Giammini. It is the only Roman lighthouse in working order and its image appears on the city's coat of arms. The tower has been declared of National Heritage.

Then after this we will visit another important landmark of the city is the Castillo de San Antón (San Anton Castle), this 16th century castle is a fortress restored and rebuilt over the centuries. It is located on a small island and is artificially connected to the mainland. The present castle dates back to 1779. Together with the Castillo de San Diego which is situated on the opposite side of the bay they protected the entrance to the harbour. The Archaeological Museum is housed here.

Tour Itinerary:

A Coruña (Duration: approx. 4 hours). Meet your private English-Speaking Official guide in front of the Torre de Hercules (or from your hotel or cruise ship upon request). With a private local guide you will visit A Coruña's important monuments: Tower Of Hercules & Castle Museum of San Anton. Then we make a short stop to visit the Plaza de Maria Pita where the tour will end. We have reserved a table for you lunch either before or after the tour at a recommend restaurant.

Notes: Prices above are per person based on 6 people traveling. This tour is available for as little as 2 people. Please inquire for exact prices. When you book your vacation, an agreement is made between you, our company and others who provide services. Upon request we can provide you with our general terms and conditions governing the provision of these holidays. A non-refundable upfront initial deposit of € 200 Euros is due within 7 days of the initial booking request. Final payment is due 45 days before the tour departure. Within 45 day full payment is due upon booking request. All prices, itinerary etc. listed are subject to change without notice .

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
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Location: Spain
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2001
Client Request Served: 2941

We are a specialty tour operator based in Galicia, Northwestern Spain, where our founder Sean O'Rourke is dedicated to personally escorting many of our food and wine tour departures to this intriguing corner of Spain. Our services include many types of unique tours and customized travel to Spain and Portugal....

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