The Essentials

That which you cannot miss, the distinguishing features of the soul of this land.

Atlantic Islands National Park

You can find the best beach in the world. And it's not because we say so ourselves, but The Guardian newspaper.

Santiago´s Cathedral and Historic Quarter

Hold your breath. The Botafumeiro thurible is flying above your head at 70 kilometers per hour. There is magic inside the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

The Wall
of Lugo

The Roman wall that surrounds the city of Lugo is the only one in the world that is complete.

Tower of Hércules

A World Heritage Site, the Tower of Hércules is the world's oldest lighthouse...

Cabo Fisterra

The "finisterrae". Why would someone want to go to the end of the world?

The "Rías" (Estuaries)

They say that the Galician Riasare the finger marks that God left when, after creating the world, he placed his hand there to rest.

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Ribeira Sacra and Canón do Sil

We are talking about gods, about men, about wines... We are talking about the coming together of the shores of the Rivers Sil and Miño, of canyons measuring 500 metres in depth, of tiny vineyards on steep slopes that require a heroic effort.

Praia das Catedrais

When the power of the sea unites with the patience of time the result is a work of art.

Galicia City of Culture

The future is here. In a big way. It is such a spectacular proposal that it awakens passions.

Petroglyphs, dolmens and Ancient Fortifications

Journey to the past. To a magical past. In Galicia you can do it. An emotional and historic journey, full of surprises and discoveries.

Granaries, Manor Houses and Stone Crosses

Galicia descends from stones and of the sea. It is marine but also granite...

You can climb the Tower of Hercules y vigilar el océano como hicieron los romanos hace más de 2.000 años. and watch the sea like the Romans did more than 2000 years ago. You can enjoy a seafood meal by the "hórreos" (granaries) of Combarro, in the middle of the estuary known as the Ría de Pontevedra. Or you can go camping at the Cíes islands and bathe in the best beach in the world. If you prefer the interior, you can visit Lugo and walk along the top of its Roman wall. You can stroll through the lively streets of Santiago de Compostela and be fascinated by the Pórtico de la Gloria. Or you can take a boat tour along the cañones del Sil canyons and enjoy the grapevine landscapes and monasteries of the Ribeira Sacra

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