La Coruña, Galicia, Spain
La Coruña

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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.

Local Tip

Bodegas Regina Viarum

Local Tip Don't forget to visit the viewpoint with information board with spectacular,panoramic views of the River Sil Canyon and try some of the wines with Sonya in their tasting room which is situated above the shop.

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Ribeiro Wine Festival

Ribeiro Wine Festival

2 May - 4 May

The 51st Ribeiro Wine Festival takes place in the beautiful Old Town of Ribadavia and is one of the great Galician wine festivals of the year. The town is known for its large houses used by the nobility,churches with picturesque towers and elegant homes for the wine merchants. Ribadavia unites all of the fragrances of the Ribeiro wines... more »

Festa da Lamprea,Arbo

Festa da Lamprea,Arbo

2 May - 4 May

This is a great gastronomic festival which celebrates the lamprey,a remarkable pre-historic like fish/crustacean and the recipes used which make eating it an amazing experience! The lamprey is only present in the River Mino but migrates each year over vast sea distances. It resembles a Giant conger eel and is considered a local delicacy... more »

European Conference of Industrial Tourism

European Conference of Industrial Tourism

17 Jun - 20 Jun

The Deputation of A Coruña have put their efforts into promoting Industrial Tourism in the city of Ferrol. The city is the host of 5th European Conference of Industrial Tourism (17-18-19-20 June 2014) and opens the doors to welcome all those interested tourism, so experts can enjoy a city which offers its visitors a varied range of... more »

Corpus Christi, Ponteareas

Corpus Christi, Ponteareas

22 Jun

Pontereas is located on the River Tea on the road to Mondariz in an area known as O Condado which is rich in archaeological remains from various periods. The area’s best known festival, Corpus Christi, is held during the weekend following “Corpus Christi”, and is famous for its elaborate floral carpets. This is a delicate and ephemeral... more »

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Abadía da Cova

Adegas Moure, a family owned winery was founded in 1958. They elaborate wines and liqueurs of high quality and prestige which gain the critics' praise with more than 120 awards.. more »

Virtual Tours

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

Horreo with two floors,Nigrán

Horreo with two floors,Nigrán

St. James Way

St. James Way

Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Village Post Office, Gundivós

Village Post Office, Gundivós

Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Horreo,Pazo de Santa Cruz,Bueu

Horreo,Pazo de Santa Cruz,Bueu

Sunset Oia

Sunset Oia

Boat Trip on the River Sil Canyon

Boat Trip on the River Sil Canyon

Chestnuts, Lugo

Chestnuts, Lugo

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