Prior Cape

Mirador - guide Faro

Characteristics

Viewpoint located in a natural, maritime environment, by the Cape Faro Prior. Faro (over 100 m high, with large hexagonal tower) which guides boaters who venture into Ferrol. From s.XIII place finish for the boats that fished whales. From this waterfront site arrival of cetaceans in the winter months passed through these cold water was visible. Today, good place for barnacles. Prior Cape has one of the best views of the coast from Ferrol. From here the Costa Ártabra observed with the beaches of Santa Comba, Ponzos, Esmelle ... Highly recommended also to watch the sunset. Place of strategic importance, this place has remains of military batteries, bunkers, tunnels and antiaircraft pieces, now abandoned day. Caution is advised when visiting the area.