57 days in Galicia Itinerary

57 days in Galicia Itinerary

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57 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + shuttle:  15​h
1
Santiago de Compostela
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fisterra
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Baiona
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ourense
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Lugo
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ferrol
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Ribadeo
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Toronto

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaza Cervantes - Santiago and Casa de las Ciencias. Ermita de San Sebastian and Monasterio de Armenteira will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to La Coruna (National Museum of Science and Technology, Colegiata de Santa Maria do Campo, & more), Sanxenxo (Playa de Areas & Playa de Silgar) and Cambados (Plaza de Fefinans & Bodegas Martin Codax). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Santa Maria, steep yourself in history at Arcade, and pause for some serene contemplation at Convent of San Francisco.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santiago de Compostela trip tool .

Toronto, Canada to Santiago de Compostela is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Santiago de Compostela due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in April, with highs in Santiago de Compostela at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

La Coruna, Pontevedra, Sanxenxo, Silleda, Cambados
Highlights from your plan
Mercado de Abastos de Santiago ©
Mercado de Abastos de Santiago
Playa de Areas ©
Playa de Areas
Playa de Silgar ©
Playa de Silgar

8
nights
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Step off the beaten path and head to Castro de Barona and Mirador Ezaro. Visit Capilla de Santa Rosa and Castillo de San Carlos for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fisterra: Ponte Romana de Brandomil (in Zas), Camarinas (Cabo Vilan & Cementerio de los Ingleses) and Carnota (Horreo de Carnota, Playa de CARNOTA, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa Lagosteira, enjoy the sea views from Faro de Fisterra, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Curota Viewpoint, and take in the dramatic scenery at Salto De Xallas-Ezaro.

Make your Fisterra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Santiago de Compostela to Fisterra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Fisterra sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Baiona.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carnota, Camarinas, A Pobra do Caraminal, Dumbria, Batans e muinos do Mosquetin
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de San Carlos ©
Castillo de San Carlos
Castro de Barona ©
Castro de Barona
Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira

8
nights
Baiona

Baiona ©
Get some cultural insight at Castro de Santa Trega and Castelo do Castro. Head to Banes Moda and Centro Principefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baiona: Santuario San Campio de Lonxe (in Tomino), Tui Cathedral (in Tui) and Santa Tecla Celtic Village (in A Guarda).

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Baiona tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fisterra to Baiona in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ourense.

Things to do in Baiona

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vigo, Nigran, Cangas do Morrazo, A Guarda, Tui Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tui Cathedral ©
Tui Cathedral
Castelo de Soutomaior ©
Castelo de Soutomaior
Castro de Santa Trega ©
Castro de Santa Trega

8
nights
Ourense

Ourense ©
Castillo de Monterrey and Monasterio de Oseira will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas and Monasterio de Santa Cristina. Get out of town with these interesting Ourense side-trips: Iglesia de Santa Maria de Mixos (in Monterrei), Santuario da Virxen das Ermidas (in O Bolo) and Castillo de Castro Caldelas (in Castro Caldelas).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ourense online journey planner .

You can drive from Baiona to Ourense in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lugo.

Things to do in Ourense

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Parada de Sil, Monforte de Lemos, Monterrei, Bande, Allariz
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Monterrey ©
Castillo de Monterrey
Monasterio de Oseira ©
Monasterio de Oseira
Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas ©
Monasterio de San Pedro de Rocas

8
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Santa Maria and Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moreno and Castro de Viladonga. Venture out of the city with trips to Alto do Cebreiro (in Pedrafita do Cebreiro), Castro de Castromaoior (in Portomarin) and Cascada A Seimeira de Vilagocende (in Fonsagrada). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Provincial de Lugo, explore the ancient world of Muralla Romana de Lugo, enjoy some diversion at Arde Lucus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro de Santa María de Sobrado.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugo trip planning website .

Getting from Ourense to Lugo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ferrol.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sarria, Pedrafita do Cebreiro, Portomarin, Cascada A Seimeira de Vilagocende, Mosteiro de Santa María de Sobrado
Highlights from your plan
Castro de Viladonga ©
Castro de Viladonga

8
nights
Ferrol

Ferrol ©
Ferrol, is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, located on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Andres de Teixido and Lume Boo. Get a sense of the local culture at Caaveiro Monastery and Museo Naval. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ferrol: Los Acantilados Marinos Mas Altos de La UE (in Cedeira), Punta Frouxeira (in Valdovino) and Carino (Cabo Ortegal & Mirador da Miranda). Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Natural Fragas do Eume. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Estaca de Bares, step into the grandiose world of Castle of San Felipe, look for gifts at Alambicco Licores Y Algo Mas, and take a stroll through Centro Historico de Betanzos.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ferrol day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lugo to Ferrol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ribadeo.

Things to do in Ferrol

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ortigueira, Carino, Cedeira, Pontedeume, Castillo de Moeche
Highlights from your plan
Museo Naval ©
Museo Naval
San Andres de Teixido ©
San Andres de Teixido
Faro de Punta Nariga ©
Faro de Punta Nariga

7
nights
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Illa Pancha and Mar de Sensaciones. Get some cultural insight at Catedral de Mondonedo and Iglesia de Vila do Medio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ribadeo: Torre del Mariscal Pardo de Cela (in Alfoz), Mirador de San Roque (in Viveiro) and Burela (Barco Museo Boniteiro "Reina del Carmen”., Mirador Monte Castelo, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo, snap pictures at O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caolin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de San Román.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ribadeo trip planner .

You can drive from Ferrol to Ribadeo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Burela, O Vicedo, Foz, Mar de Sensaciones, Mirador de San Roque
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Martino de Mondonedo ©
Catedral de Mondonedo ©
Catedral de Mondonedo
A Rapadoira Beach ©
A Rapadoira Beach