Cookies help us deliver you the best experience. By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more Got it
View of Santiago de Compostela from Pedroso Mount

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.
learn more about Galicia »

Locally informed, globally inspired

Locals' Insights

Locals' Tips

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.

Local Tip

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...

Local Tip

Latest Articles

What's On

Amandi Wine Festival

Amandi Wine Festival

12 Apr - 13 Apr

Deep in the land of Ribeira Sacra close to the sacred banks of the River Sil at the heart of which lies the pretty village of Sober the annual wine fiesta of Amandi is celebrated. There is wine stands and exhibits to promote the superb but relatively unknown wine with a great future. For somehwere to stay check out our hotels in Lugo. To... more »

O Rosal Wine Festival

O Rosal Wine Festival

18 Jul - 20 Jul

The O Rosal Wine Festival (Feira do Viño do Rosal) is a lively and popular local wine festival in the central square of O Rosal. O Rosal is a pretty hilltop village in a beautiful valley full of vineyards and woodlands close to the border with Portugal and the River Miño.O Rosal is an important wine producing area, a sub-zone of the... more »

Festas do Monte A Guarda

Festas do Monte A Guarda

1 Aug - 16 Aug

Festas do Monte is held in A Guarda every August and is now recognised as being of Galician-wide significance.There are a range of sporting,cultural and childrens activities throughout the week. It's famous for its wild celebrations comprising of numerous traditional/folk/sailor's bands playing in groups wearing different colours and marching... more »

Octopus Festival O Carballiño

Octopus Festival O Carballiño

9 Aug

The Octopus Festival (fiesta del pulpo or polbo in galician) is celebrated in the central park (Parque Municipal) of O Carballiño near Ourense and has been declared of national tourist interest. It's one of the most popular gastronmic festivals in Galicia and pays tribute to the octopus which is the most typical dish from O Carballiño. ... more »

Videos

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

Talaso Atlantico

The Talaso Atlantico hotel is located near the village Mougas, and is housed in a classical granite building magnificently located built into the mountainside with dramatic views of the sea. more »

Galicia Photos

Storks Nest

Storks Nest

Auga dos Cebros hieroglyph

Auga dos Cebros hieroglyph

Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Pedreira hieroglyph

Pedreira hieroglyph

Cross,Pazo de Santa Cruz

Cross,Pazo de Santa Cruz

Coronel Francisco Iglesias Brage

Coronel Francisco Iglesias Brage

Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

See all Galicia photos »

Follow Our Local Experts

Norman

"Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken" - Frank Herbert