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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ferrol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ribadeo
— 2 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: Santa Tecla Celtic Village (in A Guarda), Vigo (Islas Cies, Playa Samil, & more) and Casco antiguo de Pontevedra (in Pontevedra).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read O Grove trip itinerary maker app .

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, daytime highs in O Grove are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Explore Fisterra's surroundings by going to Dumbria (Cascada de Ezaro & Mirador Ezaro), Cabo Vilan (in Camarinas) and Santuario da Virxe da Barca (in Muxia). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Fisterra, stroll through Playa De Ezaro, kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora, and trek along O Camino dos Faros.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Fisterra planning site .

Drive from O Grove to Fisterra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Fisterra can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ferrol.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dumbria, Cabo Vilan, Playa 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), Carino (Mirador da Miranda & Cabo Ortegal) and La Coruna (Aquarium Finisterrae, Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Lugo, wander the streets of Barrio Marinero de Fontan, and visit a coastal fixture at Faro de Cabo Priorino Chico.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ferrol day trip website .

Traveling by car from Fisterra to Ferrol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Llas, and then stop by Mar de Sensaciones. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa A Marosa, take in the dramatic natural features at Pliegues y zona geologica de Castrelo - O Perdouro, and then make a trip to Illa Pancha.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ribadeo sightseeing planning tool .

Getting from Ferrol to Ribadeo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ribadeo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Ourense.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Burela, Playa de Llas, Mar de Sensaciones
Highlights from your plan
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
Playa de Llas ©
Playa de Llas

3
nights
Ourense

Ourense ©
Explore Ourense's surroundings by going to Cascada de Auga Caida (in Panton), Fraga de Catasos (in Lalin) and Lugo (Muralla Romana de Lugo & Cove Beach).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ourense trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Ribadeo to Ourense in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Ourense

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lugo, Cascada de Auga Caida, Way of Saint James, 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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, head outdoors with Aventuras en Galicia, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santiago de Compostela trip itinerary site .

Getting from Ourense to Santiago de Compostela by train takes about an hour. Other options: 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 16th (Wed) 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 ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro