The Castro Formigueiros is a village, "Castro" (esp. castreño) Iron Age, located near the town of Airexa, in the parish of Formigueiros, in the Concello of Samos, Lugo.
It is 785 meters above sea level, limits on the western edge of the Serra do Édramo, which is divided between the municipalities of Samos north and south of Incio.
Profile of the mountain emphasize its mighty walls, surrounded by a moat and labyrinthine system of parapets.
Surprising complexity and extent of the defenses against small housing area. Of the 5 he has. total, inside the croa occupies only 2000 square meter.
It has been subjected to archaeological excavations of the years 2006 a 2008.
Defined two occupations. First, It begins in the III-II centuries. C., It ends in the first half of the first century. It looks like it was abandoned and a new occupation was detected, with built in house collapses and wall constructions. Indications point to a late Roman phase or later. foundations decorated with circles found, horses and fish in a resort town.
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Distance from Hotel Casa Diaz: by car: 12 minutes.
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