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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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El Invernadero del Pazo de Santa Cruz

Local Tip Take a walk around the gardens and see inside the chapel.

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Charter Terra Nova

Local Tip One of our favourite accompanied trips which is very affordable at 40€ for 2 hours on the water is upstream as far as the River Verdugo. Don't forget to finish the day with a nice meal in Restaurant Laurel...

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Festa do Cocido, Lalin

Festa do Cocido, Lalin

8 Feb

This is the 47th fiesta held in the village of Lalin to celebrate one of the great,typical gastronomic Galican dishes "Cocido Gallego", boiled pork. This ancient, rural recipe includes a variety of smoked pig meats boiled and cooked,along with potatoes/vegetables and chorizos, in an old and large pot of stew, a "Pote".... more »

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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El Invernadero del Pazo de Santa Cruz

El Invernadero del Pazo de Santa Cruz means the greenhouse of Santa Cruz manor house! Surrender to the charms of a unique place. more »

Virtual Tours

Sea Museum

The Sea Museum is superbly located next to the sea with commanding views of the Ria de Vigo. It's a sensitive conversion of a former historic, factory building used for preserving fish. more »

Galicia Photos

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

Surf Donino Beach, Ferrol

Surf Donino Beach, Ferrol

Horreo with two floors,Nigrán

Horreo with two floors,Nigrán

Celtic Symbol

Celtic Symbol

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Donino Beach, Ferrol

Donino Beach, Ferrol

Plate making

Plate making

Surf School, Donino Beach, Ferrol

Surf School, Donino Beach, Ferrol

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