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Cangas de Morrazo (also known as Cangas) is a municipality in the province of Pontevedra in Galicia, Spain. Being located between the estuary of Vigo and Aldán and the Atlantic Ocean, makes it one of the municipalities with more kilometers of coast of Galicia. It has many beaches (around 38), several of which have awarded the "blue flag" designation for its quality.
The municipality of Cangas has cultural characteristics that differ from the rest of the populations of Galicia. They have specific dances that deviate from Galician folklore and tradition as well as a notorious sports movements, specially around rowing or handball.
In the municipality of Cangas do Morrazo we can find:
The O Hío wayside cross is considered the best wayside cross in Galicia and was carved in 1872.
Cabo de Home is located in the westernmost part of the Morrazo Peninsula and it's the closest land area to the Cíes Islands. Cabo de Home is one of the most beautiful areas of the province of Pontevedra and the Baixas estuaries, as it offers spectacular views.
Monte do Facho rises 189 meters immediately above a cliffed coast called “Costa de la Vela or Soavela”. Over the centuries, this Monte hosted several settlements, some of them linked to the cult of divinities, which makes it a unique space not only in Galicia but also in the Iberian Peninsula.
What´s the best time to go to Cangas de Morrazo in Spain? Here are some annual weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:
The months June, July, August and September have nice weather with a good average temperature. On average, the warmest month is July and January is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you don´t like too much rain. More information on weather here.
Population: 26,487 hab (2018)
Area: 38.1 km²
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This private walking tour starts in the fishing village of Cangas with a visit to the market then a walk around the Costa da Vela coastal trail visiting golden beaches and lighthouses and enjoy the local seafood!
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Have you heard of the Costa da Vela? It is on the Rias Baixas Coast in Galicia, Spain at the very point of the peninsula O Morrazo, an area of absolute natural beauty! Dotted with beaches and small fishing villages to wander and get lost in.
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