The house where Rosalía de Castro spent the last years of her life is now a museum that can be visited on one’s own, featuring the events that marked the life of this illustrious woman, an essential writer of the 19th-century literary scene, who was also one of the first women to write in the Galician language. There is also a recreated rural house whose style is halfway between agricultural and aristocratic, surrounded by gardens. These green areas form part of the Camellia Route, a circuit of gardens of tourist, historical and artistic interest centred on this flower. The Rosalía de Castro Foundation organises tours for school children, featuring specific educational material.
OPENING TIMES: From July to September: from Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm, 4 pm - 8 pm. The rest of the year: 10 am - 1.30 pm, 4 pm - 7 pm. Closed on Monday. Sunday and public holiday: 10 am - 1.30 pm.
ADMISSION FEE: Individuals: 2 €. Groups of more than 20 people: 1,50 €. School groups (children ages from 0 to 6): free. More than 6 years old: 1 €.
LANGUAGES: Galician, Spanish
DURATION: 10-minutes audio guide
OBSERVATIONS: An audio-guide explaining the ground floor is available in Galician, Spanish and English.
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