Tourism potential of castreja culture from the north-western Iberian Peninsula

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Author list: Silva, M. F.
Publisher: - Organizator Turystyki Kulturowej i Edukacyjnej
Publication year: 2019
Journal: Cultural Tourism (1689-4642)
Volume number: 1
Start page: 123
End page: 141
Number of pages: 19
ISSN: 1689-4642
Languages: English-Great Britain (EN-GB)


this paper we clarify some considerations about the enhancement of
archaeological heritage of the hillforts or castros from the castreja
culture of the Iron Age, located in the northwest of the Iberian
Peninsula (north of Portugal and Galicia). Some ideas and reflexions,
regarding the aspects considered relevant at the time of elaborating
enhancement projects for this kind of heritage are included, with the
aim of improving its sustainability and capacity of being of interest
for both the general public and for cultural or archaeological tourism.
In this sense, we sumarise the results obtained in the rehabilitation
projects for some of the hillforts that are located in the north of
Portugal, including some bath-saunas with ovens. The Pedra Formosa
(beautiful stone) structures of these hillforts are also briefly
mentioned. Finally, we present some possible archaeological tourism


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