Visits to the Tower


Ticket sales at the Visitor Information and Assistance Centre (CIAV) from 9.45 a.m.

Online tickets:

Monday, free entrance. It is necessary to collect the ticket at the point of sale of the CIAV.


Monday to Sunday
From October to May: from 09.45 to 17:00 (last sale at 15:45h)
From June to September: from 10:00 to 21:00 (entrance closing at 20:00h)


Visits are limited to 32 people every half hour, with the first visit at 10.00am.

Advance sale on the same day may result in the daily capacity being covered before closing time. The Tower of Hercules informs visitors who prefer to buy their tickets at the time of access directly at our ticket offices* that this circumstance could occur, so they could not be allowed access in order to comply with current regulations regarding seating limitations.

According to the safety protocol, the monument will remain closed with winds of force 7 or higher. Likewise, the terrace will be closed with force 5 winds.

Guided Tours

The Tower of Hercules offers the possibility of a guided tour of the monument. The timetable for these visits is 12am and 4pm (8pm summer timetable) . They will be limited to 16 people and will last one hour.


General rate: 3 €.
Reduced rate: €1.50

It shall be applied in the following cases:

  • Children under 16 years of age, holders of Youth Cards and over 65 years of age.
  • Holders of the International Student Card (ISIC) or International Teacher Card (ITIC).
  • Persons in legal situation of unemployment, with presentation of accrediting document (Spain and EU).
  • Large family members, with presentation of supporting document.
  • Groups of more than 20 people in visit, previously arranged.
  • The days and in the cases established by the Governing Board.

Zero quota

It shall apply in the following cases:

  • Educational groups from the municipality of A Coruña on a previously arranged visit.
  • Tickets for teachers responsible for the groups or tourist guides in the development of their tasks, upon presentation of their card.
  • People with a physical or mental disability, with previous accreditation.
  • Visits sponsored by the Town Hall, subject to a resolution declaring this to be the case.
  • Visits by members of the Asociación de Amigos do Arqueolóxico and the International Council of Museums.
  • Visits by members of the Spanish Association of Museologists.
  • Science Week and Street Science Week.
  • Third Saturday of each month, between October and June.
  • Journalists, presenting accreditation.
  • Duly accredited teaching staff.
  • Tourist card users.
  • International Museum Day.
  • Every Monday of the year.
  • Local holidays.
  • University of A Coruña card holders.

*Note: Offices and the Tower of Hercules will be closed on December 24, 25 and 31 and on days 1 and 5 (afternoon) and January 6.​