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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Gastronomic Group of Galicia (Nove)

Local Tip If you are looking for that special occasion and you are in Galicia why not eat at one of the restaurants where the chef is a member of Nove, you are guaranteed a gastronomic feast!

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Urbanization Portoman

Local Tip The swimmimg pool is a great place to relax,meet people and sunbathe.

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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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Charter Terra Nova

Charter Terra Nova are based in the Port of San Adrián de Cobres facing the end of the Ria de Vigo estuary and specialise in renting charter boats.Their fleet consists of three boats which includes a more »

Virtual Tours

Talaso Atlantico

The Talaso Atlantico hotel is located near the village Mougas, and is housed in a classical granite building magnificently located built into the mountainside with dramatic views of the sea. more »

Galicia Photos

Surf Donino Beach, Ferrol

Surf Donino Beach, Ferrol

Symbol of St. James (Scallop Shell)

Symbol of St. James (Scallop Shell)

Os Ancares

Os Ancares

Typical Galician Bridge

Typical Galician Bridge

Café Bar El Derby, Santiago

Café Bar El Derby, Santiago

Pilgrims Office

Pilgrims Office

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Camino de Santiago- a very special route

Camino de Santiago- a very special route

Way through the Galician Mountains

Way through the Galician Mountains

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