19 days in Galicia Itinerary

19 days in Galicia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ribadeo
— 1 day
2
Cies Islands
— 1 night
3
Vigo
— 3 nights
4
La Coruna
— 5 nights
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
6
Sanxenxo
— 3 nights

1
day
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 3rd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Frexulfe, then kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, then take in the views from O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, and finally don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ribadeo driving holiday planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Ribadeo is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Ribadeo. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get little chillier in Ribadeo: highs are around 74°F and lows about 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Cies Islands.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Playa de Frexulfe
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Playa de Frexulfe ©
Playa de Frexulfe
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

1
night
Cies Islands

Cies Islands ©
On the 4th (Tue), trek along Ruta de O Alto do Principe and then identify plant and animal life at Playa de Rodas.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cies Islands visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ribadeo to Cies Islands. In August in Cies Islands, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Vigo.

Things to do in Cies Islands

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Playa de Rodas ©
Playa de Rodas

3
nights
Vigo

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Visit Playa Samil and Playa Vao for some beach relaxation. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Islas Cies and Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa America, take a leisurely stroll along Paseo de Alfonso XII, contemplate the long history of Castelo do Castro, and don't miss a visit to Petroglifo.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vigo road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cies Islands to Vigo. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to La Coruna.

Things to do in Vigo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-, Cabo de Udra, Playa America
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Playa Vao ©
Playa Vao

5
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
Take a break from the city and head to Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE and Playa de Riazor. Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) and Monte de San Pedro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Coruna: Cabo Ortegal (in Carino), San Andres de Teixido (in Cedeira) and Lugo (Plaza Mayor, Muralla Romana de Lugo, &more).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the La Coruna online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vigo to La Coruna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in La Coruna sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lugo, Cedeira, Cabo Ortegal, Refugio de Verdes
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

3
nights
Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Faro de Fisterra and Praza da Constitucion. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and Hostal dos Reis Católicos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santiago de Compostela: Cascada de Ezaro (in Dumbria) and Playa Lagosteira (in Fisterra). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, steep yourself in history at Praza da Inmaculada, admire the natural beauty at Parque De Belvis, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa de la Troya.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela tour planner.

Traveling by car from La Coruna to Santiago de Compostela takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Santiago de Compostela are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sanxenxo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fisterra, Cascada de Ezaro, Praza da Constitucion
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Cascada de Ezaro ©
Cascada de Ezaro

3
nights
Sanxenxo

Sanxenxo ©
Sanxenxo is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa Area das Pipas, kick back and relax at Playa de Foxos, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Pragueira. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Canelas, kick back and relax at Praia De Montalvo, then kick back and relax at Playa de Baltar, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Areas.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sanxenxo travel route builder site.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Sanxenxo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sanxenxo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

O Grove
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Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Playa Canelas ©
Playa Canelas

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