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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…

  • Arteixo.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • Combarro.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • La Coruña.

    Tourist destinations


    … 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…

  • 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.

    Tourist destinations


    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.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • Lugo.

    Tourist destinations


    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.

    Tourist destinations


    … 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.…

  • 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…

  • Sabucedo.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • Vigo.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • 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…

  • Vilalba.

    Tourist destinations


    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 hil…

  • 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…

  • Baiona.

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    Baiona. Pontevedra. (Galicia) This is a coastal town that was the focus for trade in the region until the spectacular development of Vigo that took place at the end of the 19th century. Movement on the Vigo estuary is marked by commercial and fishing vessels, all under the watchful eye of Baiona, lo…

  • Carballiño.

    Tourist destinations


    … Carballiño (O). Carballiño, O. Ourense. (Galicia) O Carballiño is a town situated in the far northwest of the province of Ourense, crossed by the course of the river Arenteiro. An area inhabited since the Neolithic period, it was during the Middle Ages, when the Cistercian monks of Oseira settled he…

  • Cambados.

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    Cambados. Pontevedra. (Galicia) Located right on the Ría de Arousa, Cambados is considered to be the capital of Albariño, one of the best white wines of the world. Its historic quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation and it is home to one of the most important groups of nobility pa…

  • Allariz.

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    Allariz. Ourense. (Galicia) Allariz, declared to be a Historic-Artistic Site, sits in a river landscape formed by the upper course of the Arnoia. Major religious buildings stand on the streets of a typically medieval town surrounded by forests of chestnut trees. The origins of Allariz date back to p…

  • 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 estu…

  • Catoira.

    Tourist destinations


    Catoira. Pontevedra. (Galicia) For centuries this village was one of Galicia’s most impregnable defensive fortresses. Catoira is 37 kilometres from Santiago de Compostela, where the mouth of the Ulla River meets the Arousa Estuary. Its privileged location means the area enjoys mild temperatures almo…

  • Ferrol.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • Lourenza.

    Tourist destinations


    Lourenza. Lourenzá. Lugo. (Galicia) Lourenzá is a town with great appeal thanks to its scenery -among which is the area of Cazolga-, the fishing on its rivers and streams and its historic buildings.Vilanova de Lourenzá sits in a beautiful valley in the northern section of the province of Lugo, in th…