12 days in Galicia Itinerary

12 days in Galicia Itinerary

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12 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Fisterra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lugo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Tampa

1
night
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora and then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa De Ezaro, then admire the sheer force of Cascada de Ezaro, and then get great views at Mirador Ezaro.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fisterra, use our trip itinerary maker.

Tampa, USA to Fisterra is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tampa to Fisterra, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tampa in July: highs in Fisterra hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dumbria, Playa De Ezaro
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Cascada de Ezaro ©
Cascada de Ezaro
Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora
Mirador Ezaro ©
Mirador Ezaro

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Kids will enjoy Praia da Lanzada and Playa Samil. Get out of town with these interesting O Grove side-trips: Vigo (Islas Cies & Playa Vao) and Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura- (in Cangas do Morrazo).

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our O Grove trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fisterra to O Grove takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in O Grove, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vigo, Playa de Areas, Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santiago de Compostela: La Coruna (Plaza de Maria Pita, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, stroll around Parque de la Alameda, admire the striking features of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela.

Plan my day in Santiago de Compostela using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from O Grove to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Santiago de Compostela, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lugo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

La Coruna
Highlights from your plan
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Lugo, tour the pleasant surroundings at As Catedrais Beach, and then make a trip to Illa Pancha. Keep things going the next day: catch some excitement at Palloza Museo Casa do Sesto, Piornedo and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural Fragas do Eume.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lugo trip planner .

Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Lugo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Lugo sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lugo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ribadeo, Parque Natural Fragas do Eume
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Parque Natural Fragas do Eume ©
Parque Natural Fragas do Eume
Palloza Museo Casa do Sesto, Piornedo ©

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