Top things to do

Top Choice Hill in A Guarda

Monte de Santa Trega

A Guarda's unique draw is the beautiful Monte de Santa Trega, whose 341m summit is a 4km drive or 2km uphill walk (the PRG122) from town. On the way up, stop to poke around the partly restored Iron Age Castro de San…
Seafood in A Guarda

Casa Chupa Ovos

It's up a flight of steps from the harbourfront street Rúa do Porto, and it doesn't have a sea view, but Chupa Ovos is a deservedly firm favourite with locals and visitors alike for its perfectly prepared fresh seaf…
Fort in A Guarda

Castelo de Santa Cruz

This fort with four arrowhead-shaped corner bastions makes an interesting visit in the town. It was built to defend A Guarda against the Portuguese in the 17th century.
Seafood in A Guarda

Restaurante Bitadorna

A relatively smart and upscale option among the harbourfront eateries, Bitadorna offers both traditional and creative treatments of whatever comes in fresh from the local fishing boats.
Museum in A Guarda

Museo Arqueológico

The small museum at the top of the Monte de Santa Trega has interesting exhibits on the Iron Age castro culture of northwest Spain and northern Portugal.