Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Galicia with full reviews on Spain This Way...

Galicia places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Galicia region. See also our Galicia travel guide.

photo of A Coruna

A Coruna

A Coruna has a busy port and one of Europe's oldest working lighthouses, the Torre de Hercules.
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photo of A Guarda

A Guarda

A Guarda is home to the remains of a Celtic settlement which can be seen here.
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photo of Baiona


Baiona is where Christopher Columbus landed here after voyaging to the New World. An exact replica of th Pinta, Christopher Columbus' ship is in the harbour.
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photo of Betanzos


Betanzos is an ancient town with steep, narrow streets and remnants of the medieval walls. One of the most beautiful towns in Spain.
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photo of Combarro


Combarro is famous for its large collection of horreos (grain silos) lining the waterfront.
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photo of Finisterre


Finisterre is the end of the Pilgrim Way, the Camino de Compostela, and is the most westerly point of Spain.
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photo of Lugo


Lugo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on account of its Roman wall which circles the city and has ten gateways.
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photo of Pontevedra


Pontevedra is a lovely town with cobbled alleys, colonnaded squares, masses of flowers and even a very welcoming night out in one of the tapas bars.
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photo of Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela is considered one of the most beautiful of all the cities in Spain. The cathedral of Santiago is said to hold the shrine of St James the Apostle.
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photo of Tui


Tui has a 13th century hilltop cathedral and stretches of anceint walls can be seen here as well as an attractive old quarter.
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photo of Verin


Verin is a town with 17th century houses. The imposing Castillo de Monterrei stands above the town.
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photo of Vigo


Vigo is Galicia's largest town but with a pleasant old town and some good beaches it makes a good base for exploring.
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