Galicia Short Break Sailing Tour of Vigo Bay visiting the Cies and Ons Islands on the Rias Baixas

 
 
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3 Days / 2 Nights

Vigo

Price from: 435.00 euros

 
The Journey starts in Vigo, the most important fishing port in the world, which has a beautiful bay holding the secrets of sunken treasure and historic battles...
 
Highlights
 
  • Enjoy the Rias Baixas the best way possible, by the sea
  • Visit the Atlantic islands park: Cies and Ons Islands
  • Sailing in an area with picturesque bays and fishing ports
  • Eat like a Galician enjoying seafood lunches right on the port!
  • Option to sleep on board yacht or at selected hotels
  • You can add on tours and excursion from the marinas/ports
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Galicia
City: Vigo
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Type: Private Group Tour
Theme: Sailing and Cruising Journeys and Yacht Charter Services
Group Size: 2 to 6 People
Price from: 435.00€
 

Introduction

The Journey starts in Vigo, the most important fishing port in the World, which has a beautiful bay holding the secrets of sunken treasure and historic battles. Being an important fishing port it is obvious that the area is blessed with an abundance of the freshest fish & seafood, on this trip we will get a chance to savor many fish & seafood dishes in the best restaurants of the region.

Also, we will visit many of the small island off the shore, like the Cies Islands know as "The Island of the Gods" and the Ons Islands, these islands and few smaller ones close by, have been declared as a national park "The Archipelago Atlantic Islands National Park". Here can be found all types of wild Flora & Fauna, excellent for nature hikes & walks.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
VIGO - RIA DE VIGO - CIES ISLANDS - PLAYA DE AMERICA - BAIONA

  • Arrival to Vigo Spain´s largest fishing port (Inquire for pre-tour services or hotel night stays)
  • Make your own transportation arrangements (Transfer can be provided upon request) to arrive (10:00 am) at the yachting port, Real Club Nautico de Vigo
  • Board the yacht & introduction to the group
  • Starting our Sailing journey around the Ria de Vigo with selected stops in small fishing villages & stunning beaches
  • Leaving the Ria de Vigo we cross over to the Cies Islands where we will anchor the yacht next to the beach and enjoy a catered lunch with products & wines of the area aboard the yacht
  • A short walking tour to observe the islands flora & fauna
  • Free time at leisure to sit on the beach and explore the Island
  • Boarding the yacht we sail across to the Playa de America just like La Pinta did bringing word of the discovery of America to Europe.
  • Disembark in Baiona at the yachting port, Monte Real Club de Yates
  • In the harbor, we will also see the replica of the Caraval Pinta
  • Transfer by land to the Castle of Monterreal, now a Parador hotel where we will be staying tonight (NOTE: We have the option as well to stay aboard the yacht and not in a hotel, see pricing)
  • Dinner on your own (NOTE: We could add the options of a fun tapas and wine tour of the best restaurant and bars of the old quarter in Baiona with our local foodie guide, please see addons for an extra cost)
  • Overnight in Baiona



DAY 2:
BAIONA - COSTA DA VELA - RIA DE ALDAN - ONS ISLANDS -
RIA DE PONTEVEDRA - SANXENXO

  • Breakfast
  • In the morning we embark our yacht to set sail over to the next Ria, passing by Donon on the Peninsula of O Morrazo, then passing by the Ria of Aldan.
  • Then we sail crossing over to the Ons Islands 
  • Disembarking you will have some time at leisure to walk around the island to view its natural beauty
  • Then we will have lunch in a Fishermen´s Tavern with fresh fish & seafood located on the port
  • In the afternoon we will sail across the next Ria, which is the Ria de Pontevedra disembarking in Sanxenxo, at the yachting port,
  • Transfer to our hotel in Sanxenxo (NOTE: We have the option as well to stay aboard the yacht and not in a hotel, see pricing)
  • Dinner on your own (NOTE: We can book you a table in a traditional or even at one of the Michelin star restaurants as there are a few in the area on 20 mins. away from the port of Sanxenxo.)
  • Overnight in Sanxenxo


DAY 3:
SANXENXO

  • Breakfast
  • Our sailing journey will end here and you will say goodbye to your skipper.
  • Transfers can be arranged either to Vigo, Santiago or Porto Airport for your departure. We can as well transfer to the nearby train station of Pontevedra or Vilagarcia de Arousa. (NOTE: If you did want to extend your stay we can offer a wine country stay with exclusive visits to wineries even a cooking class or just relax at a spa resort on the island of La Toja, inquire for a tailor-made addon to your trip) (see Add-ons section)


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From
435.00€
(Price per person)
 
 

Included

  • 02 nights accommodations in...
    • Aboard the yacht in the cabins, there are 3 double cabins max.
  • 02 Days of Sailing in a luxurious yacht with an English/Spanish Speaking Skipper
  • Entrance fees to sights specified in the itinerary
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

  • Airfare
  • Transfers not specified in the itinerary
  • Tips /Gratuities to Skipper, Guides or Drivers (Not mandatory but given if you enjoy)

Lodging

2 NIGHTS ON BOARD

38-40 feet yacht with 3 double cabins

Transport

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