Exploring Galicia’s Lighthouses & The Tower of Hercules; Paul Dow; TravMonkey

Spain – Tower of Hercules

The northern coastline of Galicia, the North West region of Spain is littered with rugged cliffs, dramatic windswept coastal views, unspoilt hazy beaches and lonesome lighthouses keeping watch over the shoreline.

Lighthouses traditionally beam out their warnings of perilous rocky outcrops, reefs and harbours but they’re also a perfect way to mark stop offs on a coastal road trip. We headed out down the Galician coastline taking in the beauty of this regions scenery from lighthouse lookouts along the way, you can check out our full Galicia itinerary here.

“Who doesn’t love a good lighthouse?” I asked… the silence was almost deafening from my fellow bloggers on our Galicia trip, but that’s OK, not everyone sees the beauty in these functional and windswept outposts.

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