15 days in Galicia Itinerary

15 days in Galicia Itinerary

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15 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Ferrol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
5
La Coruna
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sao Paulo

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Naval and Faro de Cabo Priorino Chico. Popular historic sites such as San Andres de Teixido and Punta Frouxeira are in your itinerary. Take a break from Ferrol with a short trip to Parque Natural Fragas do Eume in Pontedeume, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Esmelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Lume Boo, step into the grandiose world of Castelo San Felipe, and get great views at Mirador de la Ermita de Chamorro.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ferrol trip itinerary builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Ferrol is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Ferrol, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Ferrol can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Parque Natural Fragas do Eume, San Andres de Teixido, Punta Frouxeira
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Playa San Xurxo ©
Playa San Xurxo
San Andres de Teixido ©
San Andres de Teixido
Museo Naval ©
Museo Naval

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Illa Pancha, kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Llas.

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

Drive from Ferrol to Ribadeo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ribadeo can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa de Llas
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Playa de Llas ©
Playa de Llas
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
On the 10th (Sat), kick back and relax at Playa Area das Pipas, stroll through Praia da Lanzada, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermita de San Sebastian. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Castineiras, then get engrossed in the history at Casa Historica de Cambados, then explore the striking landscape at Pedras Negras, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Parroquial de San Martin.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the O Grove trip builder site .

You can drive from Ribadeo to O Grove in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in O Grove are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Casa Historica de Cambados
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Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Casa Historica de Cambados ©
Casa Historica de Cambados
Iglesia Parroquial de San Martin ©
Iglesia Parroquial de San Martin

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Catedralicio and Museo do Pobo Galego. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Playa Lagosteira. Go for a jaunt from Santiago de Compostela to Fisterra to see Faro de Fisterra about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and get to know the fascinating history of Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from O Grove to Santiago de Compostela takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to La Coruna.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Fisterra
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. On the 15th (Thu), kick back and relax at Playa de Riazor, see the interesting displays at Domus, then enjoy the sea views from Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia, then kick back and relax at Playa de Morazon, and then learn about all things military at Museo Militare Regionale.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read La Coruna planning site .

La Coruna is just a short distance from Santiago de Compostela. August in La Coruna sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in La Coruna

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Morazon, Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Playa de Riazor ©
Playa de Riazor

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