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Welcome to My Destination: Galicia
Galicia Travel Guide
The Portuguese Coastal Way from Porto to Santiago
Five Must-See Places in Rural Galicia
Real Club Deportivo de La Coruña
The Pilgrimage Routes to Santiago de Compostela
The Best Spas in Galicia
20 Things to do in Santiago de Compostela
Finisterre, to the End of the World
Some Short Walks Around Ribadavia
O Morrazo - Hidden Between Estuaries
Ribeira Sacra in Galicia
Exploring Ribadavia- the land of Ribeiro Wine
A Coffee in Baiona, Galicia
Lugo - The Gastronomic Capital of Galicia
Surfing in Galicia
Reasons to Visit A Coruña? in Galicia
Events in August 2016
Albariño Wine Festival ,Cambados Galicia
NB Still to be confirmed. Cambados is located in the Arousa estuary in an area known as Salnés famous for its sunsets. The landscape is full of vines where the...NB Still to be confirmed. Cambados is located in the Arousa estuary in an area known as Salnés famous for its sunsets. The landscape is full of vines where the grapes of the celebrated Albariño wine ripen. The sun terraces of stone manor houses originally built as defence towers look out over beautiful landscapes. Cambados celebrates its 64th wine festival which is now of international significance and the well organised wine-tasting sessions attracts true gourmets and connoisseurs. There will be over 50 wineries present. This is a time for celebrating the delights offered by both sea and land in the very heart of the “Rías Baixas".
Festas do Monte A Guarda Galicia
Festas do Monte is held in A Guarda every August and is now recognised as being of Galician-wide significance.There are a range of sporting,cultural and childre...Festas do Monte is held in A Guarda every August and is now recognised as being of Galician-wide significance.There are a range of sporting,cultural and childrens activities throughout the week. It's famous for its wild celebrations comprising of numerous traditional/folk/sailor's bands playing in groups wearing different colours and marching through the town. The festival finishes on the sunday with bands rising to the summit of the ancient celtic settlement of Santa Tecla. The highlight for many people being the red wine festival on the mountain top so wearing a red/white T-Shirt is essential. There are also numerous stalls and the festival ends with a music concert and spectacular firework show.
Events in October 2016
Shellfish Festival O Grove Galicia
The 53rd shellfish festival is held in O Grove in the province of Pontevedra. This festival is not only of national tourist interest but generates visitors from...The 53rd shellfish festival is held in O Grove in the province of Pontevedra. This festival is not only of national tourist interest but generates visitors from throughout the world attracted to the gastronomy of this fishing port. This town stands between the inlets of Arousa and Pontevedra, just beyond the famous beach of A Lanzada, in Sanxenxo, a place of pilgrimage for sterile women who bathe in the "nove ondas" (nine waves of the sea). Here the Peninsula of San Vicente looks out onto the Island of Sálvora, as recorded in the traditional song: " ¡Ai Salvora, Ai San Vicente...as nenas bonitas hainas en...!" Not to be missed is a visit to the spa-island of La Toja. Visitors to this festival will be able to enjoy a wide range of shellfish on offer at incredibly low prices compared with outside Galicia, proof that this is a region of exceptional delicacies, washed down with the wines of the "Rías Baixas".As well as the shellfish stands,there will be show cooking of plaice,mussel dishes,gastronomic prizes,traditional folk music and the great quemada.
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