Aquis Quequernis ruins, Lobios, Galicia, Spain
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Aquis Quequernis ruins, Lobios

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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Manzaneda Ski Resort

Local Tip We recommend you stay at the resort so you can fully explore the mountains. The nearest other best place to stay and explore is in A Pobra de Trives. The drive from As Ermidas, O Bolo to Manzaneda is...

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Tourist Train Aba Sacra

Local Tip Make sure you ask to stop and visit the winery Regina Viarum where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the River Sil Canyon as well trying their award winning red and white wines including their very best,...

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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 »

Cycling Tour of Spain

Cycling Tour of Spain

23 Aug - 14 Sep

The tour of Spain 2014(69th Vuelta a España) takes place from Saturday August 23rd to Sunday September 14th and starts in Jerez de la Frontera but finishes in Galicia at Santiago de Compostela. There will be 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,182 kilometres. The tour stages in Galicia are : 10th September , 174 kms... more »

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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 »

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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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Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Donino Beach, Ferrol

Donino Beach, Ferrol

Fishing for Goose Barnacles, Oia

Fishing for Goose Barnacles, Oia

Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Boat Trip on the River Sil Canyon

Boat Trip on the River Sil Canyon

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

City of Culture

City of Culture

Completed Pilgrimage

Completed Pilgrimage

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