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Vigo is a good combination of a bay "with which, in many respects, none other in the world can compare" (G. Borrow) and maritime industrial infrastructure (shipyards, canneries, fishing port, etc.) which explains the rapid growth of this city since the end of the 19th Century. Today it is the most populated city of Galicia. It has splendid parks like Guia Municipal Park with incredible views of Vigo´s estuary, museums including the Galician Sea Museum, a zoo and lots of beaches like Samil Beach. It still has the small old sailing quarter of O Berbés. Castrelos Park, surely the most beautiful municipal park in all Galicia and home to the Quiñones de León Manor Museum, now the city museum with its impressive paintings.
The city of Vigo began its modern development from the last decades of the 19th-century onwards. However, this has not prevented it from being a historic, monumental city. The Celtic Castro which was the city´s origin, Galicia´s largest Roman necropolis, the Romanesque temples, O Castro´s mediaeval fortress... The Neo-classical Collegiate of Santa María and the urban centre with its harmonious combination of quiet streets and broad avenues including the elegant square´s Plaza Compostela and Plaza de la Constitución, all deserve a mention.
Not to be missed are the splendid views over the ria (estuary) and the nearby Cíes Islands, that can be seen from the viewpoints at O Castro, the A Guía and the A Madroa.
Area: 109.1 km²
Elevation: 0 m
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On this guided tour of the land of Ribeiro from Vigo you will visit the historic and well preserved Old Town and Jewish Quarter of Ribadavia, the capital of the Ribeiro wine producing region...
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Our foodie tour leaves from Vigo, boat ride on the bay of vigo then savor the secrets of sea by preparing seafood dishes with a Galician Chef in a coastal village...
On this wine & tapa tour you will visit some of the emblematic taverns/bars/vinotecas of Vigo´s Old Quarter. Taste various Galician fine wines and tapas...
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Enjoy a spectacular boat ride across the Bay of Vigo to Cangas , a coastal walk, and devour the tapas with local wine — a perfect day on the Galician coast. Leave Vigo behind by ferry and head across the estuary to the small fishing village of Cangas for an gastronomic, trekking adventure.
On this walking tour along parts of the Portuguese Way (Camino de Santiago) in Portugal/south of Galicia/the coast you will visit a wide variety of sights including in Valença do Minho, Tui, O Rosal, Santa Tecla, A Guarda and Baiona. Your Food, Wine & Expert Camino Guide will meet you at the starting point.
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The tour offers a chance for food and wine lovers to try the best tapas in Vigo, Galicia. What better way to start but to see the fresh products in the food market itself then work up an nice appetite walking on a tapas circuit...
On this day tour visit Galicia´s Ribeira Sacra (Sacred Riverbank). Enjoy a boat ride on the river and then tastings at up to three wineries with high quality wines including traditional lunch at a winery...
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On this full day excursion from Vigo you will enjoy a guided tour of Historical Santiago. You will explore the old part of the city (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the stunning cathedral of the Pilgrimage capital of Galicia as well as many other buildings, anecdotes and legends.
On this private tour you will explore the Rosal wine country along the banks of the river Miño. Stop at a Celtic Hill-fort with amazing coastal views and enjoy a seafood lunch with the local fine wines...
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Wine tour from Vigo to the O Rosal valley sub-zone of the D.O. Rias Baixas, land of Albariño wines then follow the coast to Baiona.
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Inspiring, Avant-garde, Sophisticated. Grand Boutique and Spa Nagari Hotel 5* has been designed combining style and comfort with all the services that every five star hotel requires. Opened in 2010, Gran Nagari Hotel devotes much of its facilities to use and enjoy the Spa and other amenities designed to the welfare and revitalization of all guests.
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