40 days in Galicia Itinerary

40 days in Galicia Itinerary

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40 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 9 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Ourense
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Baiona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Fisterra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Ferrol
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Lugo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Ribadeo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Oslo, Norway

9
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary maker site .

Oslo, Norway to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Santiago de Compostela, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Ourense.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 7:
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Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro

6
nights
Ourense

Ourense ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ourense: Monasterio de San Esteban de Ribas de Sil (in Nogueira de Ramuin), Parada de Sil (Balcones de Madrid, Ruta de las pasarelas del rio Mao, & more) and Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas (in Esgos).

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Ourense road trip planning website .

Take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Ourense in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ourense can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Baiona.

Things to do in Ourense

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Parada de Sil, Allariz, Panton, Fraga de Catasos, Monasterio de San Esteban de Ribas de Sil
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 13:
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Vina Costeira ©
Vina Costeira
Spas
Monasterio de Santa Cristina ©
Monasterio de Santa Cristina

3
nights
Baiona

Baiona ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baiona: Tui (Paseo Fluvial, Parque Natural do Monte Aloia, & more), Area Cova Beach (in Pontevedra) and A Guarda (Castro de Santa Trega & Castro de Santa Trega).

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Baiona vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Ourense to Baiona takes 1.5 hours. July in Baiona sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Baiona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tui, Nigran, A Guarda, Area Cova Beach, Kukadas Tienda
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Playa America ©
Playa America
Castro de Santa Trega ©
Castro de Santa Trega
Fortaleza de Monterreal ©
Fortaleza de Monterreal

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Change things up with these side-trips from O Grove: Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura- (in Cangas do Morrazo), Los Horreos de Combarro (in Combarro) and Vigo (Islas Cies, Playa Samil, & more).

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our O Grove trip planner .

Getting from Baiona to O Grove by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pontevedra, Vigo, Los Horreos de Combarro, Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-, Plaza de Fefinans
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada

2
nights
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Santuario da Virxe da Barca, don't miss a visit to Cabo Vilan, then stop by Stoupa Tenda Turistica, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lagosteira. On the next day, get great views at Mirador Ezaro, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De Ezaro, and then visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fisterra trip planner.

Getting from O Grove to Fisterra by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Ferrol.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santuario da Virxe da Barca, Playa De Ezaro, Stoupa Tenda Turistica, Mirador Ezaro, Cabo Vilan
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra
Santuario da Virxe da Barca ©
Santuario da Virxe da Barca

5
nights
Ferrol

Ferrol ©
Ferrol, is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, located on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Ferrol: La Coruna (Avenida de la Marina, Plaza de Maria Pita, & more), Pontedeume (Mosteiro de Caaveiro & Parque Natural Fragas do Eume) and San Andres de Teixido (in Cedeira). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Equinus Caballo Natural, learn about all things military at Museo Naval, wander the streets of Barrio Marinero de Fontan, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador A Bailadora Montefaro.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ferrol trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fisterra to Ferrol in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fisterra in July, expect nights in Ferrol to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lugo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Coruna, Sada, Pontedeume, Ares, Islas Sisargas
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

6
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugo: Pedrafita do Cebreiro (Alto do Cebreiro & Church of Santa Maria), Lagoa de Sobrado (in Sobrado) and Melide (Cabazo de Leboreiro & Iglesia de Santa María de Melide). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Muralla Romana de Lugo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the sheer force of Paseo de Los Enamorados, and stroll around Parque do Mino.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lugo trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ferrol to Lugo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Lugo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Lugo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Melide, Pedrafita do Cebreiro, Sarria, Cascada A Seimeira de Vilagocende, Cascada de San Estevo do Ermo
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:
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Lagoa de Sobrado ©
Lagoa de Sobrado
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo

5
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Explore Ribadeo's surroundings by going to Mondonedo (Cascada Salto Do Coro, Pazo De San Isidro, & more), Finca Galea (in Alfoz) and A Rapadoira Beach (in Foz). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at As Catedrais Beach, kick back and relax at Playa Caolin, get great views at Mirador de San Roque, and don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ribadeo road trip site .

You can drive from Lugo to Ribadeo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Ribadeo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mondonedo, Viveiro, O Vicedo, A Rapadoira Beach, Mar de Sensaciones
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
Mirador de San Roque ©
Mirador de San Roque