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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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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Sea Museum

Local Tip Make sure you go for a walk outside to appreciate the amazing views of the complex of buildings and Vigo estuary and you can also stroll to the beach for a quick bathe.

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Feira do Requeixo e da Mel

Feira do Requeixo e da Mel

18 Apr

The 23rd edition of Feira do Requeixo e da Mel is celebrated on Good Friday in As Neves. It consists of tasting requeixo cheese accompanied with honey and other sweet things. As Neves is famous for this artisan cheese which is rich in flavour and is a pretty village with superb mountain views. more »

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 »

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Urbanization Portoman

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

Virtual Tours

Restaurante Area Grande

Restaurante Area Grande is superbly located, close to the Area Grande beach with breath-taking views looking out towards the Atlantic Ocean and Monte Santa Tecla. more »

Galicia Photos

Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Village Post Office, Gundivós

Village Post Office, Gundivós

Plate making

Plate making

Sunset from Cabo Home/Monte do Facho

Sunset from Cabo Home/Monte do Facho

Sunset Oia

Sunset Oia

St. James Way

St. James Way

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Camino de Santiago-Water or Wine Stop?

Way through the Galician Mountains

Way through the Galician Mountains

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