23 days in Galicia Itinerary

23 days in Galicia Itinerary

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23 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Santander
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Lugo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cedeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fisterra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sanxenxo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Ribadeo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
La Coruna
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
7
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Parada de Sil
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Santander

2
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Monasterio de San Salvador, then take in the dramatic scenery at Paseo de Los Enamorados, then kick back and relax at Cove Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Praza de Santa Maria. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de San Estevo do Ermo, get outside with Cercud, stroll through Ruta del Cantabrico, experience the excitement of Palloza Museo Casa do Sesto, Piornedo, then delve into the distant past at Centro Arqueologico San Roque, and finally delve into the distant past at Piscina Romana.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugo visit planner.

Santander to Lugo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cedeira.

Things to do in Lugo

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cascada de San Estevo do Ermo, Cercud
Highlights from your plan
El Monasterio de San Salvador ©
El Monasterio de San Salvador
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Centro Arqueologico San Roque ©
Centro Arqueologico San Roque

3
nights
Cedeira

Cedeira ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate San Andres de Teixido and Castillo de Moeche. Take a break from the city and head to Cabo Ortegal and Playa de Esteiro. Venture out of the city with trips to Viveiro (Mirador de San Roque & Pozo da Ferida), O Vicedo (Playa de Abrela, Playa Caolin, & more) and Mirador da Miranda (in Carino).

Planning Cedeira trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lugo to Cedeira takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cedeira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Fisterra.

Things to do in Cedeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

O Vicedo, Carino, Valdovino, Viveiro, Castillo de Moeche
Highlights from your plan
San Andres de Teixido ©
San Andres de Teixido
Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal
Pozo da Ferida ©
Pozo da Ferida

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 22nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria das Areas, kick back and relax at Playa Mar de Fora, admire the striking features of Castillo de San Carlos, then stroll through Camino de Finisterre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Rostro, and finally stroll through Playa Lagosteira. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larino, stroll through Playa De Ezaro, then enjoy the sea views from Faro del Cabo Cee, and finally enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fisterra holiday app .

Traveling by car from Cedeira to Fisterra takes 2.5 hours. In August in Fisterra, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Sanxenxo.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Larino, Faro del Cabo Cee, Playa De Ezaro
Highlights from your plan
Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Castillo de San Carlos ©
Castillo de San Carlos
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra

3
nights
Sanxenxo

Sanxenxo ©
Get outdoors at Playa de Silgar and Cabo Home. Visit Playa de Areas and Praia de Barra for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Parroquia de San Bartolomé (in Pontevedra), Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura- (in Cangas do Morrazo) and Castelo de Soutomaior (in Soutomaior).

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Sanxenxo trip site .

Traveling by car from Fisterra to Sanxenxo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Sanxenxo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Sanxenxo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cangas do Morrazo, Capilla de Nuestra Senora de La Lanzada, Castelo de Soutomaior, Parroquia de San Bartolomé, Cabo Home
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de Soutomaior ©
Castelo de Soutomaior
Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Playa de Silgar ©
Playa de Silgar

3
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. On the 27th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Oneta, make a trip to Cabo Busto, then kick back and relax at Playa de Otur, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Llas, then identify plant and animal life at Finca Galea, then make a trip to Illa Pancha, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Os Bloques.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ribadeo trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Sanxenxo to Ribadeo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to La Coruna.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Otur, Cascadas de Oneta, Playa de Llas, Cabo Busto, Ruta de La Cascada Seimeira
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Otur ©
Playa de Otur
Ruta de La Cascada Seimeira ©
Ruta de La Cascada Seimeira
As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach

3
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Visit Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) and Monte de San Pedro for their historical value. Relax by the water at Playa de Santa Cristina and Playa de Chanteiro. Venture out of the city with trips to Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia (in Laracha), Playa San Xurxo (in Ferrol) and Carballo (Refugio de Verdes & Playa de Razo). Next up on the itinerary: hike along O Camino dos Faros, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Barbara Convent, and get outside with Paseo Maritimo.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our La Coruna tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ribadeo to La Coruna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in La Coruna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carballo, Playa de Chanteiro, Playa San Xurxo, Playa de Santa Cristina, Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia
Highlights from your plan
Parroquia de Santiago ©
Parroquia de Santiago
Playa San Xurxo ©
Playa San Xurxo
O Camino dos Faros ©
O Camino dos Faros

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Castro de Barona, kick back and relax at Playa Fluvial de Tapia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de Oseira, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Fervenza do Toxa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Area de Secada.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Compostela road trip planner.

Santiago de Compostela is just a short distance from La Coruna. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Parada de Sil.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fervenza do Toxa, Castro de Barona, Monasterio de Oseira, Iglesia de Santiago, Playa Fluvial de Tapia
Highlights from your plan
Castro de Barona ©
Castro de Barona
Playa Area de Secada ©
Playa Area de Secada
Monasterio de Oseira ©
Monasterio de Oseira

3
nights
Parada de Sil

Parada de Sil ©
Explore hidden gems such as Ruta de las pasarelas del rio Mao and Balcones de Madrid. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Monasterio de Santa Cristina and Santuario de Nuestra Senora de los Milagros. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Parada de Sil: Parque Natural O Invernadeiro (in Vilarino de Conso), Santuario da Virxen das Ermidas (in O Bolo) and Monforte de Lemos (Torre del Homenaje & Museo de Arte Sacro MM Clarisas).

Before you visit Parada de Sil, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Santiago de Compostela to Parada de Sil in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Parada de Sil can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Parada de Sil

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Monforte de Lemos, Parque Natural O Invernadeiro, Santuario de Nuestra Senora de los Milagros, Castillo de Castro Caldelas, Santuario da Virxen das Ermidas
Highlights from your plan
Monasterio de Santa Cristina ©
Monasterio de Santa Cristina
Parque Natural O Invernadeiro ©
Parque Natural O Invernadeiro
Castillo de Castro Caldelas ©
Castillo de Castro Caldelas