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History. Camping Coroso, Galicia, Spain.



Fish Salting House and Coroso Beach in the 1960s


From 1770 and thanks to the king’s Carlos III establishing business with Latin America, Galician ports experience an important economic development. This new boom of the maritime in Galicia prompted in the late eighteenth century to introduce in Galicia introduced a new industrial art of preserving fish, "salting" or “salazón” as well as new fishing techniques such as the “xábega”. Among the first salting factories that were built there, the one currently standing by Coroso Beach stands out. It was built on the land that Charles IV donated in 1796 to the family Saiz, dedicated to the industry of fishing and boating. It is on this grounds, under a pine forest and by the beach where since 1970 Camping Coroso is located. The old salting factory serves today as a restaurant and terrace for the camping site.



Beach and Camping of Coroso in the 70s

Fish Salting House in Coroso

Coroso Beach in the 1980s