The pazos form part of Galician landscape that identifies us and constitute a fundamental part of our artistic heritage. And their gardens still maintain all the splendour with which they were conceived.
Galicia has a wealth of landscape and the routes described in this publication are an invitation to discover its secrets. The 25 routes are an introduction to a complex, living world, in which there will always be opportunities to discover route number 26.
Complexo dunar de Corrubedo e lagoas de Carregal e Vixán. Natural Parks of Galicia
The Nature Reserve extends over 1000 hectares of land in the borough of Ribeira. The immense and spectacular mobile dune, which overlooks A Ladeira beach, is the Reserve’s main attraction. In order to protect it, public access to the dune is forbidden.
Come and visit one of Europe’s best preserved Atlantic coastal forests. It extends over 9000 hectares, yet is home to just 500 people, which gives an idea of the virgin state of the woodland that follows the course of the River Eume.
Embedded in the Galicia’s Central Massif, in the province of Ourense, O Invernadeiro is a 6000 hectare nature reserve with no human settlements at present, although numerous examples of ethnographic and industrial heritage are a testimony to the people who lived here in the past.
Serra da Enciña da Lastra. Natural Parks of Galicia
Its name corresponds to a huge holm oak which, it would appear, served as a reference point for travellers in these lands in Roman times. You will be surprised by its Mediterranean climate and chalky soils.
Baixa Limia - Serra do Xurés. Natural Parks of Galicia
The Baixa Limia-Serra do Xurés Natural Park and the PenedaGerês National Park are joined at the border between Portugal and Galicia, forming a unique 267,958 ha cross-border area, formally declared Transboundary Biosphere Reserve GerêsXurés in 2009.
They used to say that our coastline was the end of the world, but before getting lost in the Atlantic Ocean that was believed to be infinite, we invite you to discover a universe that will awaken your five senses.
The lamprey is a fish which has inhabited the rivers of Galicia for more than 500 millions years. Known as the "vampire of the water" or the "queen of the river", the lamprey is one of the earliest vertebrates on earth of which we have evidence.
Galicia’s chefs and restaurants have determined that they must also aspire to creativity, modernity and innovation, while of course also respecting not only that extraordinary raw material, but also the way of cooking they learned and inherited from their mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers.
Galicia is located in a strategic place at the northwest end of the Iberian Peninsula, straddling two different worlds -the Atlantic region and the Mediterranean- which provide grounds, in a small space, for species characteristic of these two biogeographic areas.
The Baixa Limia-Serra do Xurés Nature Reserve gives the Centro BTT its name, offering a total of six routes, five of which are in the municipality of Muíños and the sixth one is shared with the municipality of Lobios.
Tide after tide, the Galician coastline gives way to wild beaches, open-sea estuaries and long stretches of sand which are perfect for walks where the salty sea breeze caresses one’s face as the damp sand presses against one’s feet.
Discover truly magical places, not only due to where they are but also due to the rituals which surround them. This indeed is a sincere invitation to purify one ́s soul, to escape from everyday life and to become absorbed in a world of mystery, but above all, one of peace.
We’d like to propose several routes through some of the most spectacular gardens in Galicia. We’ll stop in the fascinating green spaces of the most unique pazos in the provinces of A Coruña and Pontevedra.
Discover the secrets of Galician wines walking among the vines on steep hillsides or at the edge of the sea and touring wineries – the most cutting-edge, the most stately and those with the greatest family tradition.
We offer you hot springs and spa tourism so that you can experience Galicia in a totally different way – through its water – combining the best of our land with restful moments in thermal spas and thalassotherapy spas.
The Camino de Santiago, or Way of Saint James, is the Europe’s oldest pilgrimage route and also the most travelled. We propose seven different and unique experiences along the seven historic itineraries that make up The Way
Seaside tourism provides visitors with once-in-a-lifetime experiences and a collection of intense sensations. We will be accompanying professional seamen on a fishing day and then cook our own catches.