19 days in Galicia Itinerary

19 days in Galicia Itinerary

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19 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Santiago de Compostela
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Fisterra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ferrol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ribadeo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Ourense
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
6
Santiago de Compostela
— 5 nights
End: Santiago de Compostela

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near O Grove: Vigo (Islas Cies, Playa Samil, & more), Santa Tecla Celtic Village (in A Guarda) and Casco antiguo de Pontevedra (in Pontevedra).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read O Grove road trip planning site .

Santiago de Compostela to O Grove is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fisterra.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vigo, Plaza de Fefinans, Los Horreos de Combarro, Santa Tecla Celtic Village, Casco antiguo de Pontevedra
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Parque Monte del Castro ©
Parque Monte del Castro

2
nights
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Cabo Vilan, don't miss a visit to Santuario da Virxe da Barca, then admire the sheer force of Cascada de Ezaro, and finally enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Lagosteira and then hike along O Camino dos Faros.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fisterra online visit planner .

Traveling by car from O Grove to Fisterra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Ferrol.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cabo Vilan, Cascada de Ezaro, Santuario da Virxe da Barca, O Camino dos Faros
Highlights from your plan
O Camino dos Faros ©
O Camino dos Faros
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra
Santuario da Virxe da Barca ©
Santuario da Virxe da Barca

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. Explore Ferrol's surroundings by going to Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE (in Cedeira), La Coruna (Aquarium Finisterrae, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), & more) and Carino (Mirador da Miranda & Cabo Ortegal). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Lugo, visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Cabo Priorino Chico, and wander the streets of Barrio Marinero de Fontan.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ferrol travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fisterra to Ferrol in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Ferrol sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

La Coruna, Carino, Barrio Marinero de Fontan, Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE, Catedral de Lugo
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro

3
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Venture out of the city with trips to O Vicedo (Praia de San Román & Playa Caolin), Foz (Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo & Playa de Llas) and Mirador de San Roque (in Viveiro). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Pliegues y zona geologica de Castrelo - O Perdouro, don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha, and look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ribadeo road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ferrol to Ribadeo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ribadeo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ourense.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

O Vicedo, Foz, Mar de Sensaciones, Mirador de San Roque, Pliegues y zona geologica de Castrelo - O Perdouro
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Praia de San Román ©
Praia de San Román
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

3
nights
Ourense

Ourense ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Fraga de Catasos (in Lalin), Lugo (Muralla Romana de Lugo & Cove Beach) and Cascada de Auga Caida (in Panton).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ourense online journey planner .

Drive from Ribadeo to Ourense in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Ourense sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Ourense

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lugo, Way of Saint James, Cascada de Auga Caida, Fraga de Catasos
Highlights from your plan
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Spas
Catedral de Ourense ©
Catedral de Ourense

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.
Santiago de Compostela is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, get outside with Aventuras en Galicia, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela tour planner.

Traveling by train from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Santiago de Compostela sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©