Estuaries and beaches

Men are mere guests here, because the estuaries are in fact ruled by fish, seagulls, cormorants and tireless terns; the kings, after all, of the sky and sea.

Estuary "Ría de Arousa"

Is the largest of Galicia's estuaries. Beaches and more beaches.

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Estuary "Ría de Ares e Betanzos"

Are lands of nobility and legend. The sea, calm and generous.

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Estuary "Ría de Corcubión"

This is a land of giants. A wide inlet which opens from Fisterra...

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Estuary "Ría do Barqueiro"

Is one of Galicia's smallest and also one of the most beautiful…

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Estuary "Ría de Camariñas"

To the north a villain and to the south a saint, welcome those who.

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Estuary "Ría de Cedeira"

This is the sea, rough and generous. A sea of barnacles.

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Estuary "Ría de Corme e Laxe"

This is where one of Galicia's treasures is hidden, guarded by the sea.

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Estuary "Ría da Coruña"

Is the urban estuary par excellence, scattered with beaches...

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Estuary "Ría de Ferrol"

With a naval past, it was always a sword held high whose hilt…

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Estuary "Ría de Muros e Noia"

The estuary offers countless beaches, archaeological remains...

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Estuary "Ría de Foz"

Is a natural paradise for birds and for those who love water sports…

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Estuary "Ría de Ortigueira"

Scattered by beaches and virgin coves, has exuberant vegetation…

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Estuary "Ría de Pontevedra"

It has it all: the climate, the beaches, the sea, the artistic heritage...

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Estuary "Ría de Ribadeo"

Here is where the key that opens the door to Galicia is kept…

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Estuary "Ría de Viveiro"

It´s sprinkled with beautiful coves and beaches. The sea...

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Ría de Vigo

This is an estuary of treasures. Sheltered by the Cíes islands...

Galicia's estuaries, long inlets that penetrate into the land, define the landscape and also, to a certain extent, the spirit of the people through a magical and astounding mélange of opposites: water-land; magic-real; giant-human. A symbiosis of different paths; through the sea and by land, which in the end may even lead to the sky, because isn't that where horizon and dreams meet?  

The 1,498 kilometers of coastline, in addition to its famous gastronomic wealth, provides this land with legends, trade, culture, leisure, marvellous landscapes and more than 700 beaches. From the gentle sand hills of the Rías Baixas (low estuaries) that invite one to rest and bathe, to the fury and might of the Rías Altas (high estuaries), battered by the wind.

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