8 days in Galicia Itinerary

8 days in Galicia Itinerary

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8 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  17​h
1
La Coruna
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ribadeo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pontevedra
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
La Coruna

La Coruna ©
A Coruña is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Coruna: Santiago de Compostela (Official Cathedral de Santiago Bookstore, Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, & more), Faro de Fisterra (in Fisterra) and Muralla Romana de Lugo (in Lugo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte de San Pedro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Morazon.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the La Coruna route maker .

Vancouver, Canada to La Coruna is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to La Coruna. When traveling from Vancouver in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Coruna: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ribadeo.

Things to do in La Coruna

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santiago de Compostela, Playa de Morazon, Muralla Romana de Lugo, Faro de Fisterra, San Nicolas de Portomarin
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Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita

1
night
Ribadeo

Ribadeo ©
Ribadeo is a municipality in the Spanish province of Lugo in Galicia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by Mar de Sensaciones, then enjoy the sand and surf at As Catedrais Beach, then snap pictures at O Cargadeiro Ribadeo, and finally don't miss a visit to Illa Pancha.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ribadeo driving holiday planner.

You can drive from La Coruna to Ribadeo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Ribadeo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pontevedra.

Things to do in Ribadeo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mar de Sensaciones
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Illa Pancha ©
Illa Pancha
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo ©
O Cargadeiro Ribadeo

2
nights
Pontevedra

Pontevedra ©
Pontevedra is a Spanish city in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. On the 6th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Samil and then head off the coast to Islas Cies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parque Monte del Castro and then make a trip to Casco antiguo de Pontevedra.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pontevedra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ribadeo to Pontevedra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Pontevedra sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pontevedra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Vigo
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies
Playa Samil ©
Playa Samil
Parque Monte del Castro ©
Parque Monte del Castro