View of Santiago de Compostela from Pedroso Mount, Galicia, Spain
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.
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Restaurante Los Abetos

Local Tip Go for the suckling lamb and pig fixed rotisserie,one of the very best in the south of Galicia.

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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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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 »

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Restaurante Los Abetos

Restaurante Los Abetos has been one of the top restaurants in the south of Galicia since its opening in 1982! It's renowned for the quality of its barbequed food including a range of meats. more »

Galicia Photos

Cross,Pazo de Santa Cruz

Cross,Pazo de Santa Cruz

Fishing for Goose Barnacles, Oia

Fishing for Goose Barnacles, Oia

Old Town, Santiago de Compostela

Old Town, Santiago de Compostela

Pedreira hieroglyph/Oia Monastery!

Pedreira hieroglyph/Oia Monastery!

Horreo with two floors,Nigrán

Horreo with two floors,Nigrán

Surf Donino Beach, Ferrol

Surf Donino Beach, Ferrol

Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Celtic Symbol

Celtic Symbol

Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

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