Visit Galicia: tourism and sightseeing

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

A Coruna (A Coruna Province)

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

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A Guarda (Pontevedra Province)

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

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Baiona (Pontevedra Province)

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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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Betanzos (A Coruna Province)

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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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Combarro (Pontevedra Province)

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

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Finisterre (A Coruna Province)

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

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Lugo (Lugo Province)

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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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Pontevedra (Pontevedra Province)

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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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Santiago de Compostela (A Coruna Province)

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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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Tui (Pontevedra Province)

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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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Verin (Ourense Province)

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Verin is a town with 17th century houses. The imposing Castillo de Monterrei stands above the town. [...]

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Vigo (Pontevedra Province)

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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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