9 days in Galicia Itinerary

9 days in Galicia Itinerary

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9 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dumbria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Pontedeume
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Viveiro
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Ribadeo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Portico de la Gloria and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Silgar, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela tour planning site .

London, UK to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Santiago de Compostela are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dumbria.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa de Silgar
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Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro

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nights
Dumbria

Dumbria ©
Dumbría is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto De Xallas-Ezaro, get great views at Mirador Ezaro, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio de los Ingleses, and finally make a trip to Cabo Vilan. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Lagosteira, then stroll through Camino de Finisterre, and then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Dumbria trip planner .

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Dumbria in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pontedeume.

Things to do in Dumbria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fisterra, Camarinas
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Mirador Ezaro ©
Mirador Ezaro
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra

few
hours
Pontedeume

Pontedeume
On the 4th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural Fragas do Eume.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pontedeume day trip planning app .

Drive from Dumbria to Pontedeume in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pontedeume can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Viveiro.

Things to do in Pontedeume

Parks Nature
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night
Viveiro

Viveiro ©
On the 5th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Souto da Retorta, then admire the sheer force of Pozo da Ferida, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirador de San Roque.

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Getting from Pontedeume to Viveiro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Viveiro

Parks Nature
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Souto da Retorta ©
Souto da Retorta
Mirador de San Roque ©
Mirador de San Roque
Pozo da Ferida ©
Pozo da Ferida

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nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Mondonedo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo, then kick back and relax at A Rapadoira Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha. On your second day here, look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones, kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, and then take in the views from O Cargadeiro Ribadeo.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ribadeo trip builder website .

Getting from Viveiro to Ribadeo by car takes about an hour. In July in Ribadeo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Foz, Mar de Sensaciones, 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 ©