Lugo The Essential
Interesting
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.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Lugo
Lugo city walls
Lugo city walls
Built by the Romans in the 3C, these
90 minutes
Cathedral
Cathedral
The Romanesque building was begun in
30 minutes
Plaza Mayor or plaza de España
Plaza Mayor or plaza de España
With its gardens and esplanade, this is
15 minutes
Plaza del Campo
Plaza del Campo
This charming square is decorated with a
15 minutes
Plaza de Santa María
Plaza de Santa María
On this pretty square stands the 18C
15 minutes
Lugo Town Museum
Lugo Town Museum
The Provincial Museum is housed in the
60 minutes