The rural society

Información práctica

Cómo llegar

In the centre of Cuntis, take the N-640 to A Estrada, turning right at the traffic lights at the crossroads, and continue until you reach a signpost for the site. From here, there are two signposted turnings, first to the left, then to the right, until after about a kilometre you reach an esplanade car park and a sign welcoming you to the hillfort.


The site is free to visit and in the open air. Guided tours can be requested from the Fundación Terra Termarum.


The site has some limitations for people with reduced mobility.


Visitors are asked to respect the archaeological remains. Their conservation depends on your collaboration. Thank you!

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Fundación Terra Termarum Castrolandín (Cuntis)

The archaeological site of Castrolandín’s Interpretation Centre and Research and Recovery of castro pottery Workshop.

The Foundation’s aim is to spread knowledge of castro culture by highlighting Castrolandín’s archaeological site. Among its activities feature pottery workshops and the revival of the feast of St. John, which takes place in the hillfort itself on the night of the 23rd June.

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Cuntis’ Thermal Springs (“Burgas”) (Cuntis)

No fewer than 19 hot springs flow beneath the spa town of Cuntis, although only two are open to the public: 

Burga da Rúa Real, situated in Rúa do Balneario. The water temperature is approximately 53 ºC.


Burga Lume de Deus, situated in Praza de Galicia. The temperature is approximately 59 ºC.


Renowned for their therapeutic properties, these waters are also classed as “mineral medicinal thermal waters, rich in sulphur and sodium”, alleviating rheumatic, respiratory and even cutaneous ailments. 

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Carballeira de Vilameán (Cuntis)

Near the rectory and parish church of San Fins de Estacas, this huge, hundred-year-old oak wood, once known as the tomada do cura (the priest’s land), stretches out between traditional fencing and cobblestone paths. Nearby are to be found the stations of the cross, which lead from the church up the hillside, as well as the dovecote and the raised granary belonging to the rectory.

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Monte Xesteiras (Cuntis)

This is a 716-metre-high peak that lies within the borough of Cuntis, bordering the boroughs of A Estrada and Valga and looking out over the Ulla-Umia and Tabeirós regions. 

Monte Xesteiras boasts unique landscapes, among which feature the Alto das tres Laguiñas and other elements such as the curro de Xesteiras, in Couselo, the Pedra da Aguia, quarries and the Pedra dos Soldados.

The Rias Baixas can be seen from the peak, as can the mouth of the river Ulla, a part of Santiago de Compostela, the Pico Sacro to be exact, and other bordering regions.

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Fervenza das Campaíñas (Cuntis)

The Fervenza das Campaíñas waterfall can be found near Castrolandín.

The streams that flow down the Cabalar, Sebil and Fental hills merge in A Patela River in the borough of Cuntis. The river nestles in a small valley and travels 200 metres downhill from Fuxaco, forming waterfalls as it goes, including the impressive Fervenza das Campaíñas.

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