7 days in Galicia Itinerary

7 days in Galicia Itinerary

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7 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
La Coruna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lugo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Vigo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Barcelona

1
night
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Playa de Riazor, then enjoy the sea views from Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and then stroll through Playa de Morazon. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte de San Pedro.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our La Coruna trip itinerary planning app .

Barcelona to La Coruna is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect La Coruna to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in La Coruna

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Caion, A Laracha, A Coruna, Galicia, Playa de Morazon
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Monte de San Pedro ©
Monte de San Pedro
Playa de Riazor ©
Playa de Riazor

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ayuntamiento de Vegadeo, take in the views from O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, then make a trip to Illa Pancha, then enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, and finally look for gifts at Mar de Sensaciones.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ribadeo vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from La Coruna to Ribadeo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Ribadeo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lugo.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ayuntamiento de Vegadeo, Mar de Sensaciones
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Mar de Sensaciones ©
Mar de Sensaciones
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha

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): delve into the distant past at Castro de Viladonga, steep yourself in history at Muralla Romana de Lugo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Lugo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, then don't miss a visit to San Nicolas de Portomarin, and finally look for gifts at Moreno.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lugo online trip builder .

You can drive from Ribadeo to Lugo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Lugo sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vigo.

Things to do in Lugo

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Moreno, San Nicolas de Portomarin, Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas
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Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo
Catedral de Lugo ©
Catedral de Lugo
Castro de Viladonga ©
Castro de Viladonga

3
nights
Vigo

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela and Praza do Toural will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Sargadelos and Santa Tecla Celtic Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Vigo: Cabo de Udra (in Bueu) and Santiago de Compostela (Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas, Mercado de Abastos de Santiago, & more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vigo travel planner .

You can drive from Lugo to Vigo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Vigo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vigo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santiago de Compostela, Cabo de Udra, Castro de Santa Trega, Iglesia de la Virgen Peregrina
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Mercado de Abastos de Santiago ©
Mercado de Abastos de Santiago
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Castro de Santa Trega ©
Castro de Santa Trega