The Estaca de Bares lighthouse – the northernmost point of continental Spain is located three km north from the village.
Federico Maciñeira attributed Phoenician origins to the local breakwater —also called coido— existing in front of the town, quite old, although this hypothesis seems to have been discarded by more recent authors.
Praia de Bares is the only and main city beach about one km long. Services: free parking, lifeguards, showers.
How to get to?
The nearest airport is A Coruna (LCG).
From A Coruña 1 hr 41 min (120 km) via AP-9
From Santiago de Compostela 2 hr 5 min (163 km) via AP-9
From Madrid 6 hr 17 min (622 km) via A-6
Area: 2 km² (municipality)
Coordinates: 43°46′22″N 7°40′09″W
Languages: Spanish, Galician
Time: Central European UTC +1
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