12 days in Galicia Itinerary

12 days in Galicia Itinerary

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12 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
La Coruna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cedeira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Parada de Sil
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sanxenxo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Fisterra
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and Plaza Cervantes - Santiago will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Natural Fragas do Eume and Castle of San Anton. Change things up with a short trip to Refugio de Verdes in Carballo (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), contemplate the long history of Casa de las Ciencias, and get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our La Coruna vacation planner .

Newark, USA to La Coruna is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to La Coruna due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in La Coruna reach 74°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Cedeira.

Things to do in La Coruna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontedeume, Santiago de Compostela, Refugio de Verdes
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

2
nights
Cedeira

Cedeira ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): head outdoors with Acantilados de Vixia Herbeira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Andres de Teixido, and then take in the awesome beauty at Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Estaca de Bares, take some stellar pictures from El Banco Máis Bonito, and then head outdoors with Acantilados de Loiba.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cedeira tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from La Coruna to Cedeira in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cedeira are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Parada de Sil.

Things to do in Cedeira

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ortigueira, Estaca de Bares, Acantilados de Vixia Herbeira
Highlights from your plan
San Andres de Teixido ©
San Andres de Teixido
Estaca de Bares ©
Estaca de Bares

1
night
Parada de Sil

Parada de Sil ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Ruta de las pasarelas del rio Mao, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ecos da Pedra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de Santa Cristina, then explore the ancient world of Capilla y necropolis de San Victor de Barxacova, and finally make a trip to Balcones de Madrid.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Parada de Sil itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Cedeira to Parada de Sil in 3 hours. In August in Parada de Sil, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sanxenxo.

Things to do in Parada de Sil

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monasterio de Santa Cristina ©
Monasterio de Santa Cristina
Balcones de Madrid ©
Balcones de Madrid
Ecos da Pedra ©
Ecos da Pedra

3
nights
Sanxenxo

Sanxenxo ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castro de Barona and Tui Cathedral. Basilica of Santa Maria and Capilla de Nuestra Senora de La Lanzada are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Sanxenxo, make a side trip to see Mirador Pedra da Ra in Ribeira, approximately 52 minutes away.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sanxenxo road trip website .

You can drive from Parada de Sil to Sanxenxo in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Sanxenxo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Area das Pipas, Basilica of Santa Maria, Casa Historica de Cambados, Mirador Pedra da Ra, Castro de Barona
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Castro de Barona ©
Castro de Barona
Tui Cathedral ©
Tui Cathedral

2
nights
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 10th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Faro Tourinan, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Rostro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Camino de Finisterre, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra.

Plan my trip to Fisterra with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Sanxenxo to Fisterra in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Fisterra are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Faro Tourinan
Highlights from your plan
Faro Tourinan ©
Faro Tourinan
Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra

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