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Menhirs Park, Campo de la Rata

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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Tartas Ancano

Local Tip Head for Iglesia de San Nicolás in Calle Diputación, 6 Portomarín and buy the almond cake direct from the shop. The chocolate stones (piedras) make a great gift and treat after all that walking on the...

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Allariz International Garden Festival

Allariz International Garden Festival

23 May - 9 Nov

This is a garden festival in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Arnoia in Allariz in the province of Ourense. Dates: 25 May to 9 November 2013 Opening Times: 11.00h to 14.00h 17.o0h to 21.30h Prices: Entrance - 2€ Retired and group visits - 1€ Local Residents - free with Citizens card. 2015... more »

Mundonatura

Mundonatura

3 Jun - 10 Jul

Come and visit the unspoilt beauty of A Cañiza. The sub region of A Padaranta is the most mountainous and largest natural area in the Rias Baixas. This event is a gathering to be expressed not only in words; a space where the interior is more important to add or reaffirm your creative potential,to play, laugh, mourn ... change ideas. A... more »

Corpus Christi, Ponteareas

Corpus Christi, Ponteareas

6 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 »

Bonfires of San Juan,La Coruña

Bonfires of San Juan,La Coruña

23 Jun - 24 Jun

The night of the 23rd to the 24th of June marks the highpoint of “magical Galicia”, when the sentiments of its people join forces with nature more strongly than at any other time of the year. Thousands of bonfires are lit on Riazor beach, A Coruña or in the various districts that make up the city that is home to the Tower of Hercules... 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

Urbanization Portoman

The apartment is located in Urbanization Portoman which is a luxury apartment block in one of the best areas in Baiona. more »

Galicia Photos

Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Cross,Pazo de Santa Cruz

Cross,Pazo de Santa Cruz

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Wine Tasting, Ribeira Sacra

Wine Tasting, Ribeira Sacra

Pilgrims Office

Pilgrims Office

Café Bar El Derby, Santiago

Café Bar El Derby, Santiago

Old Town, Santiago de Compostela

Old Town, Santiago de Compostela

Boat Trip on the River Sil Canyon

Boat Trip on the River Sil Canyon

Camino de Santiago- a very special route

Camino de Santiago- a very special route

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