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Location

Parish: Folgoso do Courel (Santa María)

Place: Sobredo

27325  Folgoso do Courel - Lugo

Coordinates:
42º 37' 04.9" N - 7º 11' 04.9" W

Description

Remains of fortresses of the pre-Roman tribes that inhabited the area.
From the 2nd to 4th centuries A.D., also called Sobredo as it is located in this village. It is located on a large promontory and right on a curve of the LU- 561 road.
It has amazing views of the mountain range, pre-Roman ceramic remains were found here and we can see the structure of a square tower which gives the settlement its name. The defensive moat measures about 100 m and is 15 to 20 m deep.
There is also an interesting water deposit excavated in the living rock.

Access

From the municipal capital, take the road to Seoane do Courel. There is a turn-off to the left between the towns of Ferreirós de Abaixo and Ferreira Vella. This road leads to the castro
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