12 days in Galicia & Geres Itinerary

12 days in Galicia & Geres Itinerary

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12 days in Galicia & Geres Itinerary

Start: La Coruna, Spain
1
La Coruna, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
O Grove, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Vigo, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Geres, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

3
nights
La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) and Monte de San Pedro. Get in touch with nature at Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia and Playa de Riazor. Venture out of the city with trips to Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE (in Cedeira) and Cabo Ortegal (in Carino). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Maria Pita and meet the residents at Aquarium Finisterrae.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our La Coruna travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are A Coruña Airport and Santiago de Compostela Airport. In August, daily temperatures in La Coruna can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in La Coruna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cabo Ortegal, Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia, Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal

1
day
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, don't miss a visit to Portico de la Gloria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte do Gozo, and finally grab your bike and head to Vista Galicia - Day Tours.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela route planner .

Santiago de Compostela is just a stone's throw from La Coruna. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Trails Parks Tours
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Monte do Gozo ©
Monte do Gozo
Vista Galicia - Day Tours ©
Vista Galicia - Day Tours

2
nights
O Grove, Spain

O Grove ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Playa de Areas, kick back and relax at Praia da Lanzada, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ermita de San Sebastian.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read O Grove holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to O Grove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vigo.

Things to do in O Grove

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa de Areas
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Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada

3
nights
Vigo, Spain

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Get some historical perspective at Santa Tecla Celtic Village and Santuario San Campio de Lonxe. We've included these beaches for you: Playa Samil and Playa Vao. Change things up with these side-trips from Vigo: Ourense (Catedral de Ourense & Ourense Thermal Springs). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Islas Cies, stroll through Parque Monte del Castro, and make a trip to Casco Vello Vigo.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vigo online route planner .

Drive from O Grove to Vigo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Vigo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Geres.

Things to do in Vigo

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Ourense, Castro de Santa Trega, Santuario San Campio de Lonxe
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Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Playa Vao ©
Playa Vao
Catedral de Ourense ©
Catedral de Ourense

2
nights
Geres, Portugal

Geres ©
Popular historic sites such as Casa de Mateus and Ponte Romana de Trajano are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Pincaes Cascate and Miradouro da Pedra Bela. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geres: Church of Santa Maria Maior (in Chaves) and Museu da Vila Velha (in Vila Real).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geres trip maker website .

You can drive from Vigo to Geres in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Vigo to Geres is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geres

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vila Real, Chaves, Pincaes Cascate
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Miradouro da Pedra Bela ©
Miradouro da Pedra Bela
Casa de Mateus ©
Casa de Mateus
Cascata da Portela do Homem ©
Cascata da Portela do Homem

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