11 days in Galicia Itinerary

11 days in Galicia Itinerary

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11 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  4​h
1
La Coruna
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ourense
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Vigo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

4
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from La Coruna: Mirador Ezaro (in Dumbria), Santiago de Compostela (Parque de la Alameda, Botafumeiro, & more) and Praza da Constitucion (in Noia). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro, enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra, and explore the striking landscape at Cabo Finisterre.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the La Coruna sightseeing planning website .

Lisbon, Portugal to La Coruna is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in August, plan for a bit cooler days in La Coruna, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ribadeo.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Santiago de Compostela, Sada, Praza da Constitucion, Mirador Ezaro, Santuario da Virxe da Barca
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Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Ayuntamiento de Vegadeo, snap pictures at O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, make a trip to Illa Pancha, then enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, and finally look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ribadeo trip maker website .

You can drive from La Coruna to Ribadeo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ribadeo, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lugo.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ayuntamiento de Vegadeo, Mar de Sensaciones
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo ©
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo

1
night
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Museo Provincial de Lugo, contemplate the long history of Muralla Romana de Lugo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Lugo, then contemplate the long history of Piscina Romana, and finally make a trip to San Nicolas de Portomarin.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lugo day trip planning app .

Getting from Ribadeo to Lugo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ourense.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

San Nicolas de Portomarin
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Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo
Museo Provincial de Lugo ©
Museo Provincial de Lugo

2
nights
Ourense

Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte Romana, then don't miss a visit to Balcones de Madrid, then get outside with Canon del Sil, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Plaza Mayor, take in the natural beauty of Ourense Thermal Springs, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Portico Del Paraiso, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ourense.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ourense day trip site .

You can drive from Lugo to Ourense in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ourense sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vigo.

Things to do in Ourense

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas, Balcones de Madrid
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Ponte Romana ©
Ponte Romana
Catedral de Ourense ©
Catedral de Ourense

2
nights
Vigo

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): stroll through Playa Samil and then step off the mainland to explore Islas Cies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Lanzada, then take in the views from Puente del Burgo, and finally stroll around Parque Monte del Castro.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vigo online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Ourense to Vigo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Vigo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vigo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pontevedra, Praia da Lanzada
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Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Parque Monte del Castro ©
Parque Monte del Castro

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