42 days in Galicia Itinerary

42 days in Galicia Itinerary

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42 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Fisterra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Ponteceso
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Malpica de Bergantinos
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Laracha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Muxia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Dumbria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Cedeira
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
12
Carino
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Ferrol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
Cee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Laxe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
16
Pontedeume
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
17
La Coruna
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
18
Ares
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
19
Carnota
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
20
O Vicedo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
21
Betanzos
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and Church of San Bieito do Campo are in your itinerary. Monte do Gozo and As Burgas Interpretation Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago de Compostela: Fervenza do Toxa (in Silleda) and Ourense Thermal Springs (in Ourense). Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Vista Galicia - Day Tours, don't miss a visit to Hostal dos Reis Católicos, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela road trip planning tool .

London, UK to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Santiago de Compostela are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ourense, Fervenza do Toxa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Monte do Gozo ©
Monte do Gozo
Church of San Bieito do Campo ©
Church of San Bieito do Campo

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa Area das Pipas, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Lanzada, and then don't miss a visit to Ermita de San Sebastian. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): head off the coast to Islas Cies and then explore the striking landscape at Pedras Negras.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for O Grove using our trip planner.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to O Grove by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in O Grove, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fisterra.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Islas Cies
Highlights from your plan
Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Praia da Lanzada ©
Praia da Lanzada

1
night
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. On the 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Playa Lagosteira, then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra, and then hike along Camino de Finisterre.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fisterra travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from O Grove to Fisterra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Fisterra are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Lugo.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Faro de Fisterra
Faro de Fisterra

1
night
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Muralla Romana de Lugo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Lugo, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marcelle Natureza.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lugo vacation planner.

Getting from Fisterra to Lugo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Lugo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marcelle Natureza
Highlights from your plan
Marcelle Natureza ©
Marcelle Natureza
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at As Catedrais Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ribadeo route tool .

You can drive from Lugo to Ribadeo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Ribadeo, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ponteceso.

Things to do in Ribadeo

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

2
nights
Ponteceso

Ponteceso ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Casa natal de Eduardo Pondal.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ponteceso sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Ribadeo to Ponteceso takes 2.5 hours. In August in Ponteceso, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Malpica de Bergantinos.

Things to do in Ponteceso

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

O Camino dos Faros, Pedra da Serpe
Highlights from your plan
Faro Roncudo ©
Faro Roncudo
O Camino dos Faros ©
O Camino dos Faros
Melga. Museo Etnoludico de Galicia ©
Melga. Museo Etnoludico de Galicia

1
night
Malpica de Bergantinos

Malpica de Bergantinos ©
Malpica de Bergantiños is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Malpica de Bergantinos travel route planner.

Malpica de Bergantinos is very close to Ponteceso. In August, daily temperatures in Malpica de Bergantinos can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Laracha.

Things to do in Malpica de Bergantinos

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ecomuseo Forno do Forte
Highlights from your plan
Islas Sisargas ©
Islas Sisargas
Faro de Punta Nariga ©
Faro de Punta Nariga
Ermita de Santo Adrián ©
Ermita de Santo Adrián

2
nights
Laracha

Laracha ©
Laracha es un municipio español situado en la parte oriental de la comarca de Bergantiños, en la comunidad autónoma de Galicia. To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Laracha day trip tool .

Laracha is just a stone's throw from Malpica de Bergantinos. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 27th (Tue), you're off toMuxia.

Things to do in Laracha

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Aquapark Cerceda
Highlights from your plan
Aquapark Cerceda ©
Aquapark Cerceda

2
nights
Muxia

Muxia ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Faro Tourinan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of San Martino de Ozon, and then don't miss a visit to Santuario da Virxe da Barca. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a stroll along the water at Marina Muxia and then explore the activities along Caldeiras do Rio Castro.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Muxia trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Laracha to Muxia in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 29th (Thu), you're off toDumbria.

Things to do in Muxia

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Marina Muxia ©
Marina Muxia
Faro Tourinan ©
Faro Tourinan
Santuario da Virxe da Barca ©
Santuario da Virxe da Barca

3
nights
Dumbria

Dumbria ©
Dumbría is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Castillo de Vimianzo and then take in the views from Ponte Romana de Brandomil. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Cascada de Ezaro and then get great views at Mirador Ezaro.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dumbria trip itinerary planning tool .

Dumbria is just a stone's throw from Muxia. In August in Dumbria, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will leave for Cedeira on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Dumbria

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castillo de Vimianzo, Ponte Romana de Brandomil
Highlights from your plan
Ponte Romana de Brandomil ©
Ponte Romana de Brandomil
Cascada de Ezaro ©
Cascada de Ezaro
Mirador Ezaro ©
Mirador Ezaro

3
nights
Cedeira

Cedeira ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Punta Candieira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Andres de Teixido, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hornos de Cal.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cedeira travel planner.

Drive from Dumbria to Cedeira in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cedeira can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Carino on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Cedeira

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Valdovino, Hornos de Cal, Castillo de Moeche
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Vilarrube ©
Playa de Vilarrube
San Andres de Teixido ©
San Andres de Teixido
Ermita da Virxe do Porto ©
Ermita da Virxe do Porto

1
night
Carino

Carino ©
Cariño is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. On the 4th (Wed), get great views at El Banco Máis Bonito, see human ingenuity at work at Molino de Mareas de Senra, then get great views at Mirador da Miranda, and finally head outdoors with Cabo Ortegal.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Carino trip app .

Carino is just a short distance from Cedeira. In September in Carino, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ferrol.

Things to do in Carino

Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ortigueira
Highlights from your plan
Cabo Ortegal ©
Cabo Ortegal
El Banco Máis Bonito ©
El Banco Máis Bonito
Mirador da Miranda ©
Mirador da Miranda

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. On the 5th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Exponav. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Museo Naval, then kick back and relax at Lume Boo, and then stroll through Playa de Santa Comba.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ferrol route planning app .

Getting from Carino to Ferrol by car takes about an hour. In September, daytime highs in Ferrol are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Cee.

Things to do in Ferrol

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa San Xurxo ©
Playa San Xurxo
San Felipe Castle ©
San Felipe Castle
Museo Naval ©
Museo Naval

1
night
Cee

Cee ©
Cee is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cee trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Ferrol to Cee in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cee can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Laxe.

Things to do in Cee

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Faro del Cabo Cee
Highlights from your plan
Faro del Cabo Cee ©
Faro del Cabo Cee

2
nights
Laxe

Laxe ©
To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Laxe day trip planner .

You can drive from Cee to Laxe in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Laxe are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pontedeume.

Things to do in Laxe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Camarinas
Highlights from your plan
Cementerio de los Ingleses ©
Cementerio de los Ingleses
Capilla de Santa Rosa ©
Capilla de Santa Rosa
Museo do Aleman ©
Museo do Aleman

2
nights
Pontedeume

Pontedeume ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro de Caaveiro and then contemplate the long history of Torreon dos Andrade. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural Fragas do Eume.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Pontedeume holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Laxe to Pontedeume takes 1.5 hours. September in Pontedeume sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to La Coruna.

Things to do in Pontedeume

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Monfero Abbey, Praia Grande de Mino
Highlights from your plan
Praia Grande de Mino ©
Praia Grande de Mino
Monfero Abbey ©
Monfero Abbey
Torreon dos Andrade ©
Torreon dos Andrade

3
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Domus, visit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), then get to know the fascinating history of Monte de San Pedro, and finally stroll through Playa de Riazor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Casa de las Ciencias, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Avenida de la Marina, then make a trip to Plaza de Maria Pita, and finally see the interesting displays at Castle of San Anton.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Coruna attractions site .

La Coruna is very close to Pontedeume. In September, daytime highs in La Coruna are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ares.

Things to do in La Coruna

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Room Escape Games

1
night
Ares

Ares ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa de Chanteiro.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ares day trip planning app .

You can drive from La Coruna to Ares in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Carnota.

Things to do in Ares

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mugardos, Playa de Morazon
Highlights from your plan
Castillo La Palma ©
Castillo La Palma
Monasterio de Santa Catalina ©
Monasterio de Santa Catalina

3
nights
Carnota

Carnota ©
On the 18th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larino and then explore the ancient world of Castro de Barona. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Area Mayor and then stroll through Playa De Ezaro.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Carnota trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Ares to Carnota in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Carnota can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to O Vicedo.

Things to do in Carnota

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Castro de Barona, Playa Area Mayor, Playa De Ezaro
Highlights from your plan
Playa de CARNOTA ©
Playa de CARNOTA
Castro de Barona ©
Castro de Barona
Playa Larino ©
Playa Larino

2
nights
O Vicedo

O Vicedo ©
To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the O Vicedo trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Carnota to O Vicedo by car takes about 3 hours. In September in O Vicedo, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off toBetanzos.

Things to do in O Vicedo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Estaca de Bares
Highlights from your plan
Estaca de Bares ©
Estaca de Bares
Punta de Fucino do Porco ©
Punta de Fucino do Porco

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nights
Betanzos

Betanzos ©
Betanzos is a municipality in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Parque el Pasatiempo, wander the streets of Centro Historico de Betanzos, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Carlos Maside. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lagoa de Sobrado, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro de Santa María de Sobrado, then relax in the rural setting at Casa Grande de Xanceda, and finally explore the ancient world of Sanatorio de Cesuras.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Betanzos travel route planner.

Drive from O Vicedo to Betanzos in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Betanzos

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Sada, Sobrado, Pazo de Marinan, Casa Grande de Xanceda, Sanatorio de Cesuras
Highlights from your plan
Paseo Maritimo Sada ©
Paseo Maritimo Sada
Casa Grande de Xanceda ©
Casa Grande de Xanceda
Iglesia de Santa Maria del Azogue ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria del Azogue

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