15 days in Galicia Itinerary

15 days in Galicia Itinerary

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15 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 5 nights
train:  45​min
2
Ourense
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ferrol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
O Grove
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Brussels

5
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.
Step out of Santiago de Compostela to go to Fisterra and see Faro de Fisterra, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, stop by Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, and admire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago de Compostela visit planning app .

Brussels, Belgium to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Santiago de Compostela, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Ourense.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Faro de Fisterra
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

2
nights
Ourense

Ourense ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Vina Costeira, then snap pictures at Ponte Romana, then see the interesting displays at As Burgas Interpretation Centre, and finally take in the natural beauty of Ourense Thermal Springs. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ourense, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de Auga Caida, then kick back and relax at Cove Beach, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Fraga de Catasos.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ourense trip maker .

Traveling by train from Santiago de Compostela to Ourense takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ourense

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascada de Auga Caida, Fraga de Catasos, Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vina Costeira ©
Vina Costeira
Spas
Ponte Romana ©
Ponte Romana

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 12th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Praia das Illas, enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ribadeo online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Ourense to Ribadeo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ribadeo can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ferrol.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

3
nights
Ferrol

Ferrol ©
Ferrol, is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, located on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Ferrol side-trips: Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE (in Cedeira), Muralla Romana de Lugo (in Lugo) and La Coruna (Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), Aquarium Finisterrae, & more). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Cabo Ortegal, visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Cabo Priorino Chico, and kick back and relax at Playa de Morazon.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ferrol online journey maker .

Getting from Ribadeo to Ferrol by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ferrol are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to O Grove.

Things to do in Ferrol

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

La Coruna, Playa de Morazon, Cabo Ortegal, Muralla Romana de Lugo, Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo

3
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near O Grove: Vigo (Parque Monte del Castro, Islas Cies, & more), Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura- (in Cangas do Morrazo) and Los Horreos de Combarro (in Combarro).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our O Grove holiday planner .

You can drive from Ferrol to O Grove in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September in O Grove, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vigo, Cambados, Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-, Los Horreos de Combarro, Casco antiguo de Pontevedra
Highlights from your plan
Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada