9 days in Galicia Itinerary

9 days in Galicia Itinerary

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9 days in Galicia Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Lugo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Fisterra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
O Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Santiago de Compostela
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Madrid

2
nights
Lugo

Lugo ©
Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lugo: Playa de Abrela (in O Vicedo) and As Catedrais Beach (in Ribadeo). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Muralla Romana de Lugo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, and have fun at Arde Lucus.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lugo travel route site .

Madrid to Lugo is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Lugo: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Fisterra.

Things to do in Lugo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Abrela, Iglesia de San Salvador de Vilar de Donas, As Catedrais Beach
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As Catedrais Beach ©
As Catedrais Beach
Muralla Romana de Lugo ©
Muralla Romana de Lugo

1
night
Fisterra

Fisterra ©
Fisterra is a municipality in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto De Xallas-Ezaro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lagosteira, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mar de Fora.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fisterra itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Lugo to Fisterra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Lugo in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fisterra: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to O Grove.

Things to do in Fisterra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Lagosteira ©
Playa Lagosteira
Playa Mar de Fora ©
Playa Mar de Fora

2
nights
O Grove

O Grove
On the 10th (Wed), head outdoors with Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura- and then head off the coast to Islas Cies. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Pedras Negras and then kick back and relax at Playa Figueiras.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our O Grove vacation tool .

You can drive from Fisterra to O Grove in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in O Grove sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in O Grove

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Islas Cies, Guías Malouco -Turismo y Aventura-, Playa Figueiras

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.
Santiago de Compostela is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, explore the landscape on two wheels at Vista Galicia - Day Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirador Parque da Alameda.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela day trip app .

Getting from O Grove to Santiago de Compostela by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Santiago de Compostela, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro

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