As Catedrais Beach, Ribadeo

4.6
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The collection of jagged cliffs that decorate the coast at As Catedrais Beach can only be seen at low tide, when the receding water reveals distinctive arches, caves, and rock buttresses. Explore the rocky walls composed of slate and schist, where you'll find complex forms carved by the seawater. However, be aware that tides come in quickly. Cave ceilings have been known to collapse due to erosion, so use caution while exploring. At high tide, the water at the small beach is safe for swimming. To visit As Catedrais Beach and get the most from your holiday in Ribadeo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ribadeo holiday planning app .
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  • As this was October and high tide we did not have an opportunity to actually hit the beach but enjoyed the views from the top of the cliffs / from paths and boardwalks. We were glad we made the short ...  more »
  • We have gone at low tide and it is a lovely place for a walk along the beach. Ideal to visit in winter, few people and ideal for walking around the arena. Re-fuel
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  • We were here in 2018 in the middle of summer, moderate weather, a lot of wind. You have to pay to the beach, I sowiezo not to start there. Dying pressure and if you are on a terrace on the other side just wants to drink you can wait until you get a ounces. The control looks right through you and runs over, to earn so much. get out of here
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  • It was definitely a magnificent spot. I was so happy we took an 1 hour detour to drive to see this beach. The scenery, the caves and the colonies of different species on the coast were mesmerizing. I think we didn't go at the perfect timing to see the most iconic arches though. Will definitely come back again to try to catch that.
  • Beautiful sights. Before you go check the tide. If there’s high tide you won’t be able to walk through the cathedrals.
  • Stunning views and amazing beach. They only let a certain number of people access the beach so buy your tickets in advance and go during low tide.
  • Such a wonderful beach, one of the best experiences I've ever had. Definitely worth a visit.
  • A marvellous monument of nature, take your time to visit them when low tide is at the right time of the day !
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