17 days in Galicia Itinerary

17 days in Galicia Itinerary

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17 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Illa de Arousa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Sanxenxo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Ribadeo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Carino
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Pontedeume
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: London

3
nights
Illa de Arousa

Illa de Arousa ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Amare Turismo Nautico and then get outside with Piraguilla Ocio y Aventura. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Playa Area de Secada, then snap pictures at Ponte Da Illa de Arousa, and then head outdoors with Mirador o Con Do Forno.

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London, UK to Illa de Arousa is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Illa de Arousa are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sanxenxo.

Things to do in Illa de Arousa

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Playa Area de Secada ©
Playa Area de Secada
Amare Turismo Nautico ©
Amare Turismo Nautico
Ponte Da Illa de Arousa ©
Ponte Da Illa de Arousa

4
nights
Sanxenxo

Sanxenxo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Area das Pipas and Playa de Silgar. Get outdoors at Playa America and Playa de Areas. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Tecla Celtic Village (in A Guarda) and Vigo (Islas Cies & Playa Vao).

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sanxenxo online trip builder .

Sanxenxo is just a stone's throw from Illa de Arousa. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Sanxenxo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vigo, Los Horreos de Combarro, Playa America, Castro de Santa Trega, Playa Area das Pipas
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Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Playa de Silgar ©
Playa de Silgar
Playa America ©
Playa America

4
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to A Rapadoira Beach and Playa A Marosa. Step out of the city life by going to Playa de las Catedrales and Pliegues y zona geologica de Castrelo - O Perdouro. Get out of town with these interesting Ribadeo side-trips: Burela (Playa O Cantino & Playa O Portelo), Catedral de Lugo (in Lugo) and Catedral de Mondonedo (in Mondonedo). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Playa Islas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo, make a trip to Illa Pancha, and look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ribadeo online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Sanxenxo to Ribadeo takes 2.5 hours. August in Ribadeo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Carino.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Burela, Foz, Mar de Sensaciones, Catedral de Lugo, Catedral de Mondonedo
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
A Rapadoira Beach ©
A Rapadoira Beach
Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo ©
Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo

2
nights
Carino

Carino ©
Cariño is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. Step out of the city life by going to Estaca de Bares and Playa Caolin. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cabo Ortegal and Mirador da Miranda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carino: Playa de San Roman (in O Vicedo) and Mirador de San Roque (in Viveiro). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Carino online road trip planner .

Getting from Ribadeo to Carino by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pontedeume.

Things to do in Carino

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

O Vicedo, Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE, Mirador de San Roque, Estaca de Bares
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Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal
Estaca de Bares ©
Estaca de Bares

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nights
Pontedeume

Pontedeume ©
Step out of the city life by going to Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia and Fervenza do Belelle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Playa de Morazon. Go for a jaunt from Pontedeume to La Coruna to see Playa de Riazor about 42 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Natural Fragas do Eume.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pontedeume travel route planning site .

Getting from Carino to Pontedeume by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pontedeume

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

La Coruna, Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia, Playa de Morazon, Fervenza do Belelle
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Playa de Riazor ©
Playa de Riazor
Fervenza do Belelle ©
Fervenza do Belelle
Room Escape Games