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  • Santiago de Compostela.

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    Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) http://www.santiagoturismo.com/. Discover Santiago de Compostela, the capital of the Region of Galicia. Millions of people from all over the world come to this city every year, many of them reaching the end of the Way of Saint James pilgrimage route. Its h…

  • Lugo.

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    Lugo. (Galicia) Located on a hill on the banks of the river Miño, the city of Lugo preserves major remains of its Roman past, among them its ancient wall, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Inside the walls, the city conserves quiet pedestrian streets, wide squares and spacious gardens, where…

  • Orense.

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    … Ourense. Ourense. (Galicia) Stretching out on the banks of the river Miño is the city of Ourense, which maintains its traditional link to the river through its Roman bridge. A crossroads, the Old City preserves major historic sites, outstanding among which is the Cathedral.…

  • Arteixo.

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    Arteixo. A Coruña. (Galicia) Its beaches and the waters of its spa resort are the main attractions in this town. Arteixo is about 15 kilometres from the city of La Coruña. You could say that this coastal town is a place to have fun with water. On one side are its beaches: small sandy ones like Valco…

  • Boborás.

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    … 32514. Boborás. Ourense. (Galicia) The municipality of Boborás is in the northeast of the province of Ourense. It is part of the region of O Carballiño. It stands on a wonderful site, from where you can visit vineyards, forests and meadows. The municipality became an important place from a historica…

  • Castro de Rei.

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    Castro de Rei. Lugo. (Galicia) The visit to Castro de Rei explores the culture of typical pre-Roman forts and fortifications in Galicia, with beautiful natural surroundings. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. The streets of the historic quarter of Castro de Rei are a good …

  • Corcubión.

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    Corcubión. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: info@corcubion.info. http://www.corcubion.info. Located at the end of the estuary that bears its name, the fishing village of Corcubión has a magnificent structure, architecture and urban layout in the style of a traditional maritime fishing village. Its old to…

  • Muxía.

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    … 15124. Muxía. A Coruña. (Galicia) Muxía takes up the southern bank of the Camariñas estuary, near the Costa da Morte. This fishing town has beautiful beaches and an interesting monumental heritage. It is believed that the village was founded by people from Cereixo on land that belonged to the monks …

  • Ortigueira.

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    Ortigueira. A Coruña. (Galicia) Ortigueira is situated in the province of A Coruña, in Galicia. It is famous for its picturesque landscape, which combines mountains, rivers, the sea and the widest estuary in the whole of the north of Galicia. The area is a stunning natural spectacle, offering visito…

  • Pontevedra.

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    Pontevedra. (Galicia) Pontevedra, a city with a long maritime and trading tradition, boasts one of the largest and most elegant historic quarters in the whole of Galicia. Situated on the edge of the estuary of the same name, the old town extends in a network of streets and squares and contains major…

  • Vilalba.

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    Vilalba. Lugo. (Galicia) Vilalba is the capital of A Terra Cha, a communications crossroads and a town famous for its recent growth and the local products: capons, San Simón cheeses... Testimony to its age are the great many Paleolithic sites, as well as several megalithic remains and vestiges of hi…

  • Vigo.

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    Vigo. Pontevedra. (Galicia) In the Galician province of Pontevedra, situated on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, lies the city that lends its name to the southernmost estuary of the Rías Baixas: Vigo. Its fishing origin has left an historic quarter with a strong maritime flavour, which contrasts wi…

  • La Coruña.

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    … Coruña, A. A Coruña. (Galicia) Situated beside the Atlantic Ocean, A Coruña is a historic city whose history has maintained close links with its old fishing and commercial port. The peninsula on which the Old City stands also contains the Tower of Hercules, one of the symbols of the city, which is a…

  • Sabucedo.

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    Sabucedo. Estrada, A. Pontevedra. (Galicia) A small inland village in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia. It is characterised by its rural setting and famous for the “Rapa das Bestas” in July, a horse-shearing festival which has the International Tourist Interest designation. Due to its pictures…

  • Combarro.

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    Combarro. Poio. Pontevedra. (Galicia) The village of Combarro is located in the Rías Baixas estuaries, six kilometres from the city of Pontevedra. The old quarter in Combarro, which has been declared Property of Cultural Interest, is a representative example of three traditional architectural elemen…

  • A Guarda.

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    … Guarda, A. Pontevedra. (Galicia) It has been designated a European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) by the European Commission in recognition of its proposal for sustainable tourism. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and presided by the Miño river and the Monte de Santa Tecla hill fort, the town of A G…

  • Betanzos.

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    Betanzos. A Coruña. (Galicia) This town, washed by the Mandeo river and its tributary, the Mendo, celebrates numerous fairs and trade shows throughout the year. Betanzos was named "Brigantium" by the Romans. The town sits on a hill where there used to be a hill-fort, on the mouth of the Betanzos est…

  • Ferrol.

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    Ferrol. A Coruña. (Galicia) The sea has been a vital constant in the growth of this town, first as a fishing village and later as a military stronghold. This town is 52 kilometres from La Coruña. It is full of contrasts, and the charm of its roots as a fishing village lives on in its streets and tra…

  • Monforte de Lemos.

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    Monforte de Lemos. Lugo. (Galicia) The village of Monforte, one of the most important in the Galician interior, preserves many buildings and monuments within its limits that testify to the significance it had in past centuries. Its old quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. It wa…

  • Mondoñedo.

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    Mondoñedo. Lugo. (Galicia) Located in a broad open valley giving onto the Cantabrian Sea, Mondoñedo is one of the most evocative capitals of the ancient Kingdom of Galicia. Its historic quarter has been declared a Property of Cultural Interest. The Cathedral-Basilica of La Asunción, a national monum…

  • Muros.

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    Muros. A Coruña. (Galicia) This town is 71 kilometres from the city of Santiago de Compostela. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. It is well worth taking your time to visit it. In 1970 Muros was designated a Historic-Artistic Monumental Site, on account its original urban …

  • O Grove.

    Tourist destinations


    … Grove, O. Pontevedra. (Galicia) On old maps, O Grove was an island. Today, it is joined to the mainland thanks to the south-westerly winds, which have slowly gathered sand to form the isthmus of the beach of A Lanzada. O Grove is situated on the mouth of the Arousa estuary. The sight of its many-col…

  • Padrón.

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    Padrón. A Coruña. (Galicia) Traditionally, this town's history is linked to that of the apostle Santiago (St. James). Situated just 22 kilometres from Santiago de Compostela, this town's origins are linked to Iría Flavia. This was the Roman city to which the apostle Santiago's remains were brought f…

  • Pontedeume.

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    Pontedeume. A Coruña. (Galicia) Modernity and tradition come together in the streets of this seaside town. Pontedeume is 36 kilometres from the city of La Coruña. Here you will find the atmosphere of a fishing village and a promenade that runs all along the estuary - just two of the village's attrac…