11 days in Oviedo & Galicia Itinerary

11 days in Oviedo & Galicia Itinerary

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11 days in Oviedo & Galicia Itinerary

Start: Cadiz
Drive:  8​h 30​min
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Oviedo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lugo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Madrid

1
night
Oviedo

Oviedo ©
Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, make a trip to Santa María del Naranco. Prerrománico asturiano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel de Lillo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de La Balesquida, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Tirso El Real, get engrossed in the history at Centro De Interpretacion Del Horreo, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Julian de los Prados, and finally pause for some photo ops at Esculturas Oviedo.

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Cadiz to Oviedo is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In October, Oviedo is slightly colder than Cadiz - with highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Oviedo

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA)
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Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA) ©
Museo Jurasico de Asturias (MUJA)
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo ©
Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo
San Miguel de Lillo ©
San Miguel de Lillo

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Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, snap pictures at O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, then don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla de La Atalaya.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ribadeo journey maker .

Traveling by car from Oviedo to Ribadeo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Ribadeo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lugo.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo ©
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo

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nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. On the 29th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Piscina Romana, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Lugo, see the interesting displays at Museo Provincial de Lugo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Muralla Romana de Lugo, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Monasterio de San Julian de Samos, experience the excitement of Palloza Museo Casa do Sesto, Piornedo, then explore the world behind art at Sala de Exposiciones "Porta Mina", then delve into the distant past at Castro de Viladonga, and finally deepen your understanding at Centro de Interpretacion de la Muralla Romana.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lugo holiday builder site .

Drive from Ribadeo to Lugo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Monasterio de San Julian de Samos
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Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Castro de Viladonga ©
Castro de Viladonga

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nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Let the collections at Casa Historica de Cambados and Museo de la Carabela Pinta capture your imagination. Visit Santa Tecla Celtic Village and Ermita de San Sebastian for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Vigo (Museo Quiñones de León & Parque Monte del Castro) and Museo de Pontevedra (in Pontevedra).

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read O Grove trip app .

Getting from Lugo to O Grove by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in O Grove, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vigo, Cambados, Museo de la Carabela Pinta, Castro de Santa Trega, Museo de Pontevedra
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Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Museo Quiñones de León ©
Museo Quiñones de León
Casa Historica de Cambados ©
Casa Historica de Cambados

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules). You'll explore and learn at Museo do Pobo Galego and Museo das Peregrinacións. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Compostela: Monte de San Pedro (in La Coruna) and Faro de Fisterra (in Fisterra). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Catedralicio, take an in-depth tour of The City of Culture of Galicia, make a trip to Palacio de Raxoi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Miguel dos Agros.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela trip builder website .

Traveling by car from O Grove to Santiago de Compostela takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Santiago de Compostela are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Coruna, Faro de Fisterra
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra