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 visitors imposing cliffs, routes for hiking and fantastic beaches. You might also want to take a stroll through the various parts of the town and discover its Calle Real (Royal Street), which is lined with elegant buildings with wrought-iron balconies and handsome edifices such as the Municipal Library and the monastery complex dating from the 16th century.An excellent time to visit this town is during the International Folk Music Festival, which has the International Tourist Interest designation. The festival attracts thousands of people keen to listen to some of the best folk concerts.