There are a large number of lighthouses in Galicia, even well beyond the Way of the Lighthouses in the Costa da Morte, and an example of this is the magnificent place that occupies us today. The Cape Ortegal Lighthouse as an infrastructure is not very impressive and this has to be said. It is a simple cylindrical tower about 13 meters high made of concrete, with a red strip that stands out, and was built from 1984 by the engineer Jaime Arrandiaga.

However, around this work located in the town of Cariño, in the Spanish province of A Coruña, it is possible to enjoy majestic views that leave everyone in awe and with the desire to return.

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Built near cliffs over 600 metres high, the Cabo de Ortegal lighthouse, the most northerly in the country, is there to warn sailors and navigators of the dangers of the Cantabrian coast. It has a history, that’s for sure. A lot, the inhabitants of the cape would say. And that too has attracted the attention of tourists.

But to find out more about what it’s all about and why it’s the perfect place to visit and unwind, take a look at the guide below.

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