PORTA DE FONTELONGA

Civil
462
On the Way of St. James

Location

Avenida de Mac - Mahón

15403  Ferrol - A Coruña

Coordinates:
43º 28' 40.9" N - 8º 13' 21.9" W

Description

The Porta de Fontelonga (1923) is the only remaining trace of the sea entrances into the walled enclosure that defended the town.
A low and wide stonework ramp descends from the door to the wide abutment arch that is joined to the wall at its lower base. There is also a fortified sentry box or tower in the wall which faces the sea.

Access

Located in the city centre.
It can be accessed from one of the sides of the Cuartel de Dolores.

The Ways of St. James

The English Camino
Arriba