Attractions

Top Choice Walls in Lugo

Roman Walls

The path running right round the top of the World Heritage–listed Roman walls is to Lugo what a maritime promenade is to a seaside resort: a place to jog, take an evening stroll, see and be seen. The walls, erected …
Cathedral in Lugo

Catedral de Santa María

The cathedral, inspired by Santiago de Compostela's, was begun in 1129, though work continued for centuries, yielding an aesthetic mix of styles ranging from Romanesque (as in the transepts) to neoclassical (the mai…
Museum in Lugo

Museo Provincial

Lugo's main museum includes parts of the Gothic Convento de San Francisco and is one of Galicia's best and biggest museums. The well-displayed exhibits range from pre-Roman gold jewellery and Roman mosaics to Galici…
Museum in Lugo

Centro de Interpretación de la Muralla

The Centro de Interpretación de la Muralla, a block north of Lugo's cathedral, gives interesting background on the Roman walls, with videos and free audioguides, all available in English.
Archaeological Site in Lugo

Domus do Mitreo

Just outside the cathedral's west doors you can investigate the subterranean remains of a Roman temple dedicated to the mysterious sun god Mithras, and of a Roman house with parts of mosaics and murals.
Archaeological Site in Lugo

Casa dos Mosaicos

These remains of a Roman mansion sit beneath an Old Town street, with some beautiful, wonderfully preserved mosaics and murals.