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Interesting scenery

This was about a 30 minute drive off the main freeway between Lugo and Leon, and worth every... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Breathtaking view

We have decided to make an unplanned deviation in our tour from Santiago de Compostela to Leon in... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Cremona, Italy
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| Parque de las Medulas, Orellan, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was about a 30 minute drive off the main freeway between Lugo and Leon, and worth every minute. The main exhibition centre at Las Medulas was interesting but quite small; it is a good introduction to the Las Medulas area. It was the mirador...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

We have decided to make an unplanned deviation in our tour from Santiago de Compostela to Leon in order to visit this very interesting site. All the surrounding landscape is really nice, but the view you can have from Mirador de Orellan is really breathtaking!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LP69CR
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The viewing platform is a good way to see the area, the aftermath of the roman method of mining which was to use water to undermine the structure to cause it to collapse. The car park is a short walk from the viewing platform. Note...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Mirador of Orellan is so beautiful. It is easy to access. The best views of Las Medulas. Great pictures from there

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank CRC233
Reviewed 27 August 2016

las medulas it´s the remainings of ancient roman gold extraction mines. in this sightseen you are located on the top of the hills...and you can apreciate all the beautiful landscape.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JOÃO P
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The view of this mountain is amazing. Basically most of the mountain has disappeared due to the Romans using an early form of fracking. The history is extremely interesting and the end result definitely worth seeing. The access is through the small village of Orellan....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Denise696
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