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nice oceanic views

Sad the lighthouse is closed and we visited not in a bloom season. But anyway it was worth the... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Klaipeda, Lithuania
A nice walk from town

We walked the Estrada de Faro (road of the light house) along the cliffs above the see from the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Stephen F
Dolores, Colorado
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10 Jul 2018
“Rather famous, looks ok but no entrance to the island allowed”
19 Dec 2017
“nice oceanic views”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It’s nice to walk from Ribadeo to the Illa Pancha. Impressive coast with fine views. The Illa cannot be entered (but we knew this upfront) but only be viewed from the shore. It’s a rather famous ‘must see’ place in Ribadeo. Nothing more, nothing less.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 579pimg
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Sad the lighthouse is closed and we visited not in a bloom season. But anyway it was worth the visit! Easy to find from Ribadeo-just across the highway following signs. There are benches you can sit and relax gazing at the ocean waves

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Flamish
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We walked the Estrada de Faro (road of the light house) along the cliffs above the see from the town to the lighthouse. Very lovely on a beautiful day.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The coastal path from Ribadeo takes you though and along a spectacular route of beautiful rugged coastline and eucalyptus groves and eventually, Il la Pancha comes into site, winding your way towards this tiny island, you get wonderful glimpses of the stunning sea and craggy...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Julie W
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was lucky! My GPS had the coordinates of Ila Pancha. I am not sure otherwise if I could have found it. There was a parking lot nearby this island and once we were admiring it, there was information in Spanish about this place. There...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Beautiful scenery. We visited on a bit of a windy, overcast day, but it was still beautiful. I have a temporary walking disability, but was able to walk around with very few problems. It is well worth a visit. If you love photography, you'll love...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Patrizia51016
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The walk from Ribadeo to Illa Plancha is just a few km long so it only takes about 45 minutes with a few short stops for view included. There is a fort on the way sometimes used for art exhibitions, some good view points and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank anthonyn1290
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place. If you are getting married and are looking for a great place to take pictures this is your site. Great views. Breeze but not bad. Love it.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank rosangelm2013
Reviewed 4 July 2015

From the town of Ribadeo, we took a short drive to Illa Pancha. This is a small island with a beautiful lighthouse. We were on our way to visit Playa de las Catedrales. The island has no access to the public, but is easy to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 25 June 2015

If you're in Ribadeo, take a liesurely stroll out of town along the riverside then the coast to this small island and have a picnic in the area (the island isn't always open: the bridge to it may be locked). The path from Ribadeo is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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