22 days in Leon, Oviedo & Galicia Itinerary

22 days in Leon, Oviedo & Galicia Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Leon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Oviedo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Ribadeo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Viveiro
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Carino
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Sober
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
8
Ourense
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
A Guarda
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
10
Baiona
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
11
Vigo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
12
Fisterra
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
13
Corme-Puerto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
14
La Coruna
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
15
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. On the 16th (Thu), stop by Plaza San Martin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guias Legio, then examine the collection at Fundación Sierra Pambley, then make a trip to Historic Center of Leon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, make a trip to Museo Catedralicio Diocesano, contemplate the long history of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, then make a trip to Calle Ancha, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Gaudi Casa Botines.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leon day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Leon is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: highs in Leon hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oviedo.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Museo Gaudi Casa Botines ©
Museo Gaudi Casa Botines

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nights
Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Explore Oviedo's surroundings by going to Covadonga (Santa Cueva de Covadonga & Santuario De Covadonga), Cangas de Onis (Lake Covadonga, Minas de Buferrera, &more) and TeverAstur Senda del Oso (in Teverga Municipality). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua, and Head underground at Cueva Del Buxu.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Oviedo trip builder site.

You can drive from Leon to Oviedo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Leon in July, expect nights in Oviedo to be a bit warmer, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Oviedo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cangas de Onis, Cueva Del Buxu, Cuevona de Cuevas del Agua, TeverAstur Senda del Oso, River Rafting & Tubing
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TeverAstur Senda del Oso ©
TeverAstur Senda del Oso
Lake Covadonga ©
Lake Covadonga
Santuario De Covadonga ©
Santuario De Covadonga

2
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois, see the interesting displays at Museo Molinos Mazonovo, then stop by Antonio Diaz Bermudez, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva de la biosfera Oscos-Eo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabo Busto, then don't miss a visit to Capilla de la Atalaya y faro, then stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Luarca, and finally stroll through Barayo Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ribadeo planning website.

Traveling by car from Oviedo to Ribadeo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Viveiro.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Taramundi, Luarca, Barayo Beach, Reserva de la biosfera Oscos-Eo, Cabo Busto
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Museo Molinos Mazonovo ©
Museo Molinos Mazonovo
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois ©
Conjunto Etnografico de Teixois

1
night
Viveiro

Viveiro ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Souto da Retorta, get great views at Mirador de San Roque, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de San Román, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caolin.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Viveiro trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ribadeo to Viveiro takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Viveiro are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Carino.

Things to do in Viveiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

O Vicedo
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Praia de San Román ©
Praia de San Román
Mirador de San Roque ©
Mirador de San Roque
Souto da Retorta ©
Souto da Retorta

1
night
Carino

Carino ©
Cariño is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. On the 24th (Fri), get outside with Acantilados de Loiba, admire the engineering at Molino de Mareas de Senra, get great views at Acantilados de Vixia Herbeira, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador da Miranda, and finally head outdoors with Cabo Ortegal.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Carino online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Viveiro to Carino in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lugo.

Things to do in Carino

Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ortigueira
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Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal
Acantilados de Vixia Herbeira ©
Acantilados de Vixia Herbeira
Mirador da Miranda ©
Mirador da Miranda

1
night
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. On the 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Lugo, delve into the distant past at Piscina Romana, then contemplate the long history of Muralla Romana de Lugo, and finally hike along Ruta del Cantabrico.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lugo trip app.

Drive from Carino to Lugo in 1.5 hours. In July in Lugo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sober.

Things to do in Lugo

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo
Piscina Romana ©
Piscina Romana

1
night
Sober

Sober ©
Sober, is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Cascada de Auga Caida, then take in breathtaking views at Sil Canyon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de Santa Cristina, and finally don't miss a visit to Balcones de Madrid.

You can plan Sober trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Lugo to Sober in an hour. In July in Sober, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ourense.

Things to do in Sober

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parada de Sil, Cascada de Auga Caida
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Sil Canyon ©
Sil Canyon
Monasterio de Santa Cristina ©
Monasterio de Santa Cristina
Balcones de Madrid ©
Balcones de Madrid

1
night
Ourense

Ourense ©
Ourense is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the province of the same name in Galicia.PopulationIts population of 106,905 accounts for 30% of the population of the province and makes it the third largest city of Galicia.In 2010 there were 5,943 foreigners living in the city, representing 5.46% of the total population. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santiago, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then learn about winemaking at Vina Costeira, then snap pictures at Ponte Romana, and finally take in the natural beauty of Ourense Thermal Springs.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ourense road trip planner.

You can drive from Sober to Ourense in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to A Guarda.

Things to do in Ourense

Nature Parks Spas
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Vina Costeira ©
Vina Costeira
Spas
Ponte Romana ©
Ponte Romana

1
night
A Guarda

A Guarda ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Tui Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Castro de Santa Trega, then explore the ancient world of Castro de Santa Trega, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Santa Tecla.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the A Guarda tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Ourense to A Guarda takes 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ourense to A Guarda. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Baiona.

Things to do in A Guarda

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tui Cathedral
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Castro de Santa Trega ©
Castro de Santa Trega
Tui Cathedral ©
Tui Cathedral
Castro de Santa Trega ©
Castro de Santa Trega

1
night
Baiona

Baiona ©
On the 29th (Wed), get outside with Petroglifos de Baiona, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Patos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa America, and finally make a trip to Fortaleza de Monterreal.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Baiona road trip planning tool.

You can drive from A Guarda to Baiona in an hour. The time zone difference when traveling from A Guarda to Baiona is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vigo.

Things to do in Baiona

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Nigran
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Playa America ©
Playa America
Fortaleza de Monterreal ©
Fortaleza de Monterreal

1
night
Vigo

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Cruceiro de Hio, then step off the mainland to explore Islas Cies, and then head outdoors with Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vigo trip builder website.

Getting from Baiona to Vigo by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Vigo are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Vigo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cangas do Morrazo
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies

1
night
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Rostro, visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lagosteira, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fisterra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vigo to Fisterra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Corme-Puerto.

Things to do in Fisterra

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora

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night
Corme-Puerto

Corme-Puerto ©
On the 1st (Sat), get outside with Faro Roncudo, get outside with Dunas de A Barra, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Costa da Morte, and finally head off the coast to Islas Sisargas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Corme-Puerto trip planner.

Drive from Fisterra to Corme-Puerto in an hour. When traveling from Fisterra in July, plan for slightly colder days in Corme-Puerto, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to La Coruna.

Things to do in Corme-Puerto

Outdoors Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ponteceso, Islas Sisargas
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Faro Roncudo ©
Faro Roncudo
Islas Sisargas ©
Islas Sisargas
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Costa da Morte ©
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Costa da Morte

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La Coruna

La Coruna ©
On the 2nd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Nicolas Church, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Maria Pita, then visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Finisterrae.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the La Coruna online day trip planner.

You can drive from Corme-Puerto to La Coruna in an hour. August in La Coruna sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

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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.
Santiago de Compostela is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, make a trip to Portico de la Gloria, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at Fuente de Los Caballos.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela attractions planner.

Santiago de Compostela is very close to La Coruna. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

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