Menhirs Park, Campo de la Rata, Galicia, Spain
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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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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.

Local Tip

El Invernadero del Pazo de Santa Cruz

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

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Festival of St. James the Apostle

Festival of St. James the Apostle

25 Jul

The largest event of the year is held in Santiago de Compostela on 25th July - the Festival of St. James which is bank holiday in Galicia. At midnight on the eve of the Day of the Apostle, a fantastic fireworks display is held in Obradoiro Square, including the traditional “burning of the Cathedral façade”.On the morning of the 25th a... more »

Albariño Wine Festival ,Cambados

Albariño Wine Festival ,Cambados

31 Jul - 4 Aug

Cambados is located in the Arousa estuary in ana area known as Salnés famous for its sunsets and home to the poet Ramón Cabanillas. The landscape is full of vines where the grapes of the celebrated Albariño wine ripen. The sun terraces of stone manor houses originally built as defence towers look out over beautiful landscapes. Cambados... more »

Festas do Monte A Guarda

Festas do Monte A Guarda

1 Aug - 10 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

10 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 »

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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

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Donino Beach, Ferrol

Donino Beach, Ferrol

Surf School, Donino Beach, Ferrol

Surf School, Donino Beach, Ferrol

Cross,Chain

Cross,Chain

Pedreira hieroglyph/Oia Monastery!

Pedreira hieroglyph/Oia Monastery!

Storks Nest

Storks Nest

Chestnuts, Lugo

Chestnuts, Lugo

Plate making

Plate making

Muino do Galego

Muino do Galego

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