CASTILLO DE SAN CARLOS (MUSEO DEL MAR)

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On the Way of St. James

Location

Parish: Fisterra (Santa María)

Place: Fisterra

Street: Praza de América s/n

15155  Fisterra - A Coruña

Coordinates:
42º 54' 16.2" N - 9º 15' 39.0" W
+34 981 740 079
+34 981 740 079

Description

Small fishing museum located in San Carlos castle, one of the defensive bastions of the Costa da Morte which were built in the 18th century to protect against the English and French corsairs. Nowadays, it houses an exhibition space related to fishing equipment in Galicia. The exhibition is made up of explanatory panels on the traditional boats, whale fishing, shipwrecks and all kinds of marine utensils. Interesting visits are also made to the fish market for groups.

The Ways of St. James

The Fistera-Muxía Camino
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