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Galicia

Galicia is a land of mysteries and surprises. Pilgrims from all over the world converge on Santiago de Compostela which is a majestic and ancient capital situated in the heart of Galicia.
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Restaurante Area Grande

Local Tip Relax after a wonderful meal on the beach in front of Area Grande or take a stroll along the coastal footpath next to the large car park for a relaxing end to your meal.

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Sea Museum

Local Tip Make sure you go for a walk outside to appreciate the amazing views of the complex of buildings and Vigo estuary and you can also stroll to the beach for a quick bathe.

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Fiesta de la Arribada, Baiona

Fiesta de la Arribada, Baiona

7 Mar - 8 Mar

Fiesta de la Arribada in Baiona commemorates the arrival of Martín Alonso Pinzón, on 1 March 1493 in his ship "Pinta" to spread the news of his discovery of the New World (America and trade route to East Indies). Local residents dress up in fancy costumes and there is a procession/ beach activities where scenes from the previous... more »

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Palacio de Sober

From the old ruins of the seventh century Palacio del Conde de Lemos the five star hotel, Palacio de Sober, has been created using the original materials that created the building. more »

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Bodegas Regina Viarum

The origins of the winery of Regina Viarum lie in roman times in the Ribeira Sacra wine region on the steeply terrraced banks of the River Sil where the romans cultivated grapes and produced wines. more »

Galicia Photos

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Celtic Symbol

Celtic Symbol

Muino do Galego

Muino do Galego

Pilgrims Office

Pilgrims Office

City of Culture

City of Culture

Sunset Oia

Sunset Oia

Completed Pilgrimage

Completed Pilgrimage

Storks Nest

Storks Nest

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