29 days in Galicia Itinerary

29 days in Galicia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Galicia trip itinerary maker

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

29 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: San Jose
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Ferrol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ribadeo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lugo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Ourense
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Fisterra
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
End: San Jose

3
nights
Ferrol

Ferrol ©
Ferrol, is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, located on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ferrol: Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE (in Cedeira), La Coruna (Avenida de la Marina, Plaza de Maria Pita, & more) and Parque Natural Fragas do Eume (in Pontedeume). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Fervenza do Belelle, contemplate the long history of Torreon dos Andrade, visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Cabo Priorino Chico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita Nuestra Senora de La Merced.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ferrol trip itinerary maker website .

San Jose, USA to Ferrol is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Jose to Ferrol due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Jose, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ferrol, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Coruna, Pontedeume, Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE, Fervenza do Belelle, Ermita Nuestra Senora de La Merced
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

2
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 6th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Cascada Salto Do Coro, view the masterpieces at Espazo Caritel, then kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Pliegues y zona geologica de Castrelo - O Perdouro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at A Rapadoira Beach, then admire the striking features of Catedral de Mondonedo, and finally take some stellar pictures from O Cargadeiro Ribadeo.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ribadeo tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ferrol to Ribadeo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lugo.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Foz, Mondonedo, Pliegues y zona geologica de Castrelo - O Perdouro
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
Catedral de Mondonedo ©
Catedral de Mondonedo

4
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Change things up with these side-trips from Lugo: Monasterio de San Julian de Samos (in Samos), Museo Etnografico del Pan (in Sarria) and Cabazo de Leboreiro (in Melide). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Muralla Romana de Lugo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of El Monasterio de San Salvador.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lugo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ribadeo to Lugo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Lugo, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Ourense.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pedrafita do Cebreiro, Cascada de San Estevo do Ermo, Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, Museo Etnografico del Pan, Monasterio de San Julian de Samos
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Ourense

Ourense ©
Get out of town with these interesting Ourense side-trips: Santa Maria de Xunqueira de Espadanedo (in Xunqueira De Espadanedo), Parada de Sil (Ecos da Pedra, Balcones de Madrid, & more) and Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas (in Esgos).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ourense trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lugo to Ourense takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ourense can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Ourense

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Parada de Sil, Allariz, Mirador de Souto Chao, Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas, Colegio PP Escolapios
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Vina Costeira ©
Vina Costeira
Spas
Ponte Romana ©
Ponte Romana

7
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, nightlife, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, make a trip to Botafumeiro, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and examine the collection at Museo do Pobo Galego.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 15 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around O Grove: Vigo (Islas Cies, Playa Samil, & more), Casa Historica de Cambados (in Cambados) and Los Horreos de Combarro (in Combarro).

To find maps and other tourist information, read O Grove trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to O Grove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in O Grove, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fisterra.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vigo, Castro de Santa Trega, Los Horreos de Combarro, Adega Eidos, Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada

4
nights
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Fisterra side-trips: Mirador Ezaro (in Dumbria), Muxia (Faro Tourinan & Santuario da Virxe da Barca) and Carnota (Praia da Boca do Río, Playa de CARNOTA, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra, hike along Camino de Finisterre, stroll through O Camino dos Faros, and make a trip to Cabo Vilan.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Fisterra sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from O Grove to Fisterra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fisterra

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carnota, Muxia, Batans e muinos do Mosquetin, Mirador Ezaro, Faro del Cabo Cee
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra
Santuario da Virxe da Barca ©
Santuario da Virxe da Barca

Similar Plans

9 days in Province of Barcelona & Galicia BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Santiago de Compostela BY A USER FROM ITALY December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in Santiago de Compostela BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 40 days in Galicia BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Galicia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Spain & Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, extra fast, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra fast 5 days in Santiago de Compostela BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Spain & Portugal BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA February, romantic, extra slow, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra slow 5 days in Santiago de Compostela BY A USER FROM MALTA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Galicia BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Porto & Santiago de Compostela BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SPAIN March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans