Playa das Catedrais

NABSQNO 29T 649201 4824051 Spain

These arches lie on the northern coast of Spain near the town of Ribadeo in the province of Lugo in the far northeast of the autonomous community of Galicia. Here there are a number of beautiful beaches, the best of which is Playa das Catedrais where there are four large and spectacular arches.  The arches can be accessed easily at low tide but they can also be viewed from the cliff top at any time.

The arch in the foreground has a span of 20 feet and a height of 30 feet, and there are two additional openings (not shown) adjacent to it. The next arch has a span of 13 feet and a height of 42 feet. The last one has a span of 12 feet and a height of 28 feet. Another arch close by, shown below, has an estimated height of 40 feet. Photos and measurements by Ray Millar.

Playa das Catedrais

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