Galician Cooking Class and Boat Ride on Vigo Bay

Savoring the secrets of sea by preparing seafood dishes with a Galician Chef

Our foodie tour leaves from Vigo, a vibrant city on the banks of the Ria de Vigo (Vigo Bay) one of the important bays in the Rias Baixas. A city rich in seafood being the largest fishing port in Europe and an important producer of shellfish farmed in the bay especially noted the Mussels which are a Denomination of Origin Mexillon de Galicia (Mussels of Galicia). You will get a chance to try some during our cooking class!

Galician Steamed Mussels - Coastal Cooking Class on Vigo Bay

We start off by taking a short ferry boat ride (20 mins.) from the port of Vigo to the village of Moaña on the other side of the bay on the peninsula of O Morrazo.

On the boat ride you will get great views of Vigo city from the sea and as well the Cies Islands and the Rande Bridge.

Arriving in Moaña we will walk along the promenade of the town to the *market and take a look what has been caught that morning (*market tour included only on morning/lunch classes, afternoon classes will be substituted with a short walk around the nautical port of Vigo).

After the market we make our way to the local Aula de Cocina (a small cooking school) where you will enjoy a private fun cooking class with a local Galician Chef that has worked in various important restaurant. It will start with a demonstration of the dishes you will prepare then you will make the same dishes hands-on. It will be based on products of the area… fish, seafood, etc… A 1st starter course (2 dishes or more), 2nd main course then 3rd dessert dish.

After the class you will eat what you have created while chatting with our chef and guide enjoying views of the bay from the dinning room. We can’t forget to mention that during the class and with each course you will have Galician wines… Albariño from the D.O. Rias Baixas and as well for those who like red the Mencia wines of the D.O. Ribeira Sacra. With dessert you will try the Galician Aguardiente (translated to fire water!) liqueurs.

Video of our cooking class…

A great end to a memorable foodie experience on the Ria de Vigo, Rias Baixas.

Past Client Review…

What a wonderful trip to Spain! Concluding our time in Spain spending two days with you (Sean) as our guide was a delightful way to end our stay. Cooking school with Chef Carlos was good fun and a wonderful way to learn the techniques of Galician chefs, sampling Albariño wines along the way...

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